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Pakistan hopes for generalized system of preferences extension as European investors...

News Analysis | Sajjad Karim, a member of the EU Parliament, has commented that Pakistan is on the right trajectory to gain an extension in...

Sindh government ignores sugarcane woes, organizes seminar for farm owners.

News Analysis | A seminar is being organized by the Sindh Enterprise Development Fund, as the seventh installment of the Livestock Dairy...

India’s bid to isolate Pakistan

Asif Haroon Raja | After the false flag operation in Mumbai on November 26th, 2008, India blamed Pakistan, ISI and Hafiz Saeed led...

The FATA conundrum

Merwah Qureshi | FATA is the region of Pakistan bordering Afghanistan from the north and the west, Baluchistan from the south and KP from the...

Inclusive Development Index: Pakistan scores higher than India

News Analysis | Pakistan has been ranked at 47th place among emerging economies on the Inclusive Development Index, ahead of India at 62nd place. China,...

Bangladesh: Why Nawaz Sharif has a poor understanding of history

K. Hussan Zia | In his op-ed piece, ‘24 years of exploitation created Bangladesh’ in The Daily Times of 17th January Mr. Babar Ayaz defends Mr. Nawaz Sharif’s claim...

Is Nawaz Sharif threatening to become the next Mujibur Rahman?

News Analysis | Former premier Nawaz Sharif has continued his verbal assault against the judiciary and the military. Yesterday, while talking to a group of...

Bangladesh ready to send 100,000 Rohingya Muslims back to Myanmar

AFP | Bangladesh wants to send up to 100,000 Rohingya back to Myanmar in the first batch of repatriations of Muslim refugees who fled ethnic...

Fawad Khan and Alia Bhatt the first choices for Bollywood adaptation...

News Desk | Fawad Khan is likely to be cast in Bollywood producer's Pankaj Dubey's next movie that is the adaptation of his bestselling novel...

Will ‘vision 2030’ prove to be a savior for the ailing...

Najma Minhas | The last couple of years have been testing times for the Saudi Arabian economy. Middle East’s “Desert Kingdom” has relied exclusively upon...

A Meeting on Christmas Night Dacca, 25 Dec 1962

Dr. Moeed Pirzada | “Mujibur Rahman was now in his elements. He said that the purpose of calling the meeting was to hand over to...

UK looks to save 500,000 people from slavery

Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation | Hundreds of thousands of people who have survived modern slavery or risk becoming enslaved in nations including Bangladesh, Nepal...

Pope arrives in Bangladesh after controversial Myanmar visit

AFP Pope Francis on Thursday arrived in Bangladesh, where hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya refugees have sought sanctuary after fleeing a crackdown in neighbouring...

Dhoni welcomed with ‘Boom Boom Afridi’ chants in Indian Kashmir

News Desk | Former skipper of the Indian cricket team MS Dhoni was surprisingly welcomed with the chants of ‘Boom Boom Afridi' when he arrived...

Gulf rift can benefit South Asian countries

James M Dorsey | The rift between the Gulf countries and Qatar has created a space for Asian countries to step in to engage with...

Pope lands in Myanmar: will his influence help Rohingya crisis?

AFP | Pope Francis arrived in mainly Buddhist Myanmar Monday on a highly sensitive visit to a country facing sharp global criticism for the alleged...

China’s Rohingya ‘doosra’ baffles India

M K Bhadrakumar | There is delightful irony that China has put forward a plan to resolve Rohingya refugees, which is so deceptively simple and...

Pakistan’s Jihadist cauldron: From national asset to national millstone

Adnan Qaiser | National interests of states are often blind-and brutal, yet they call for some rationality considering our interlinked global destinies in the 21st...

US gets involved in Myanmar: Tillerson talks to army chief

Reuters | U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was bound for Myanmar on Wednesday for talks with the army chief whose forces have been accused...

Beyond big game hunting: the ‘Quadrilateral’ meeting

Suhasini Haidar | By accepting an invitation to join the Japan-proposed, U.S.-endorsed plan for a “Quadrilateral” grouping including Australia to provide alternative debt financing for...

A historic Sunday:a Pakistani victory before the start of the match...

News Analysis | The city of Lahore is once again all set to embellish the annals of history as it hosts the Srilankan Cricket Team...

Time to get rid of crooks

Haider Mehdi | At a recent seminar in Toronto, organized by OPEN (Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs of North America) I heard a talk by Dr....

Dramatic drone footage shows Rohingya refugees entering Bangladesh

Drone footage shows vast numbers of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar entering Bangladesh, arriving by boat and walking through flooded fields. The United Nations High...

Is US still the only superpower in world?

Joseph Davis | The gradual, controlled demolition of the United States continues unabated. On the surface, this appears to be a global power shift from...

South Asians remain hungrier than Botswana, Iraq & North Korea!

News Analysis | Home to the largest concentration of population on Earth, the region of South Asia has performed dismally in the current Global Hunger...

Should Aung San Suu Kyi be stripped of her Nobel Peace...

Nasir Azeem | "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere" ~Martin Luther King Jr. Although the tragedy of Myanmar's Rohingya Community has been unfolding for...

Is extremism & fundamentalism slowly engulfing Malaysia?

James M. Dorsey | The owner of a self-service laundrette in the historic town of Muar in the Malaysian state of Johor likely had little...

Myanmar government refuses to accept Rohingya Muslims as its own citizens

Mong Palatino | On September 19, 2017, Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi delivered a widely anticipated speech in front of diplomats, United Nations officials,...

Why has India given Rupees 7 billion to ‘Balochistan Liberation Army’?

News Analysis | Political analyst Agha Iqrar Haroon has claimed that India has spent Rs 7 billion to run an anti-Pakistan campaign in Geneva, Switzerland...

Modi’s economic reforms are slowing down India’s GDP growth

News Analysis |  A research report by the State Bank of India (SBI) states that India is currently undergoing a slowdown with gross domestic product...

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Alarming Kashmir’s situation

Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The Indian Army’s endless brutality drove the Kashmiri youth into militancy. Instead of surrendering, the Kashmiris are fiercely struggling for the...

China’s step into the maelstrom of the Middle East

James M Dorsey | China’s abandonment of non-interference is manifested by its (largely ineffective) efforts to mediate conflicts in South Sudan, Syria and Afghanistan as...

Do We need to Worry about Pakistan’s Planned Troop Deployment in...

News Desk | On Friday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved the decision to send Pakistani troops to Saudi Arabia under a longstanding defense cooperation between...

PadMan’s director upset that Pakistan not showing movie

PadMan director Balki says he is planning a special screening of a movie for Pakistani human rights activist Malala Yousafzai. He says that the...

Emma Watson welcomes new guidelines to tackle harassment

News Desk | On Wednesday, Feminist and Hollywood actress Emma Watson stood in support of the new guidelines developed to tackle harassment and bullying in...

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