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British Airways to start operations in Pakistan

News Analysis | Pakistan seems to be engaged actively in the commonwealth trade area. As Pakistani and Canadian contingents meet in Islamabad to improvise bilateral...

British model abducted and lured to Italy to be sold on...

News Desk | Two Italian kidnappers Lukasz Pawel Herba and his brother Michal Konrad Herba are currently undergoing a trial for kidnapping a British model...

British Court to decide whether to let Julian Assange – Wikileaks...

AFP with News Desk | A British court is to decide Tuesday whether to lift a UK arrest warrant for Julian Assange, potentially paving the...

100 years of women’s suffrage: How one group changed British history

AFP | British women won the right to vote 100 years ago after an intense struggle marked by a violent fringe campaign that shocked the...

Dubai’s state-owned DP World looks to take over companies to push...

James M Dorsey | The $6.85 billion acquisition in 2006 of Peninsular & Oriental (P&O) Steam Navigation Company, a storied British shipping and logistics company,...

Indian caste war continues as Dalits are illegally detained

News Analysis | Activists in India say hundreds of Dalits (untouchables) have been "illegally detained" and many others are in hiding, as police in Maharashtra...

What is the future of Russo-British Trade

Haneul Na’avi | “Mock on; thou hast a place of refuge; I am alone, an exile soon to be.” —Euripides, “Medea” The 29 November Russo-British Business...

How similar are the US and the former British Empire?

Jacob G Hornberger | Over the holidays, I began watching a Netflix/BBC series entitled The Last Post, which revolves around a contingent of British troops in the...

ATC allows publication of Altaf’s subpoena in British newspapers

News Analysis | A major development in Imran Farooq’s murder case took place on Wednesday when the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) allowed the publication of Altaf...

ISIS remains a global threat despite military defeat

AFP | The year 2017 saw significant destruction to the Islamic State (IS), which lost almost all of its self-proclaimed "Caliphate" in Iraq and Syria,...

Fueling religious fires

Ikram Sehgal | The Indian War of Independence (or the 1857 Indian Mutiny as the British call it) did not start as a "War of...

Sadiq Khan demands an apology from British Government for ‘Amritsar Massacre’

News Desk | In a bold statement, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has called on the British Government to apologize for the horrific Amritsar Massacre...

Liberal Fundamentalists and Imranophobia

Sher Ali Tareen |   Among his many achievements, Imran Khan can also boast the unique honor of attracting detractors of remarkably varied stripes and persuasions....

Trump fires back at British PM after she criticized his recent...

AFP | US President Donald Trump publicly upbraided British Prime Minister and ostensible ally Theresa May late Wednesday, rebutting her criticism of anti-Muslim propaganda in...

UK press spreading Islamophobia, says British-Pakistani politician Sayeeda Warsi

News Desk l According to news posted in the Guardian, former British-Pakistani minister Sayeeda Hussain Warsi has said that hate speech and Islamophobia have become...

The myth of ‘Greater Baluchistan’ debunked: Part III

Zara Ali | People and territories do not exist in isolation; the shaping of nations and territories is an on-going historic process and by default,...

Google takes further action against extremist videos on YouTube

Reuters | Alphabet Inc’s Google in the last few months has begun removing from YouTube extremist videos that do not depict violence or preach hate,...

Challenges of being a Muslim politician in UK!

News Desk | Radical Islamists, Muslims from the west joining ISIS, Immigration policy for Muslims and UK’s relationship with Pakistan were all topics, Najma Minhas,...

Why British minister Priti Patel had to resign?

News Analysis | The UK's international development secretary, Priti Patel, has resigned after it was revealed she held secret meetings with Israeli officials during what...

The myth of ‘Greater Baluchistan’ debunked: Part II

Zara Ali | The advent of the 20th century marked the beginning of political awareness among the younger generation of the western educated Baluch elite. The...

A rare instance of cooperation between AJK & IOK governments

News Analysis | Both the governments of Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Indian Occupied Kashmir came together in a seldom seen level of collaboration to...

Will FATA finally merge in KPK?

News Desk | Hundreds of people from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) rallied in Islamabad Monday calling on the government to abolish colonial-era British...

Will US be able to sustain its global dictatorship?

Jacob G. Hornberger | On July 21, 1821, John Quincy Adams, who would go on to become the sixth president of the United States, warned that...

“If you believe you’re a citizen of the world you’re a...

Dani Rodrik | Populisms revolt reflects the deep rift that has opened between the worldview of the global intellectual and professional elites and the ordinary citizens....

King Khan along with 10 Celebs featured on Vogue 10th anniversary...

News Analysis | All in black, the glimmering stars of the B-Town, were featured on the covers of the VOGUE magazine to mark its 10th...

An impressive debut: PM Abbasi ticked the right boxes in his...

News Analysis |  The newly-elected Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is on his first visit to the US to attend the 72nd session of the...

Riz Ahmad, first British-Pakistani to lift the Emmy Award

News Analysis | Riz Ahmad became the first Asian British-Pakistani Muslim to lift an Emmy award in San Francisco for his leading role in the...

An overview of Pakistani politics from 1947 to Gen. Zia

Asif Haroon Raja | Muhammad Ali Jinnah achieved the miracle of the 20th century by creating Pakistan on August 14, 1947, against gravest odds but breathed...

Peaceful Afghanistan is in Pakistan’s best interest: General Zubair

News Analysis | Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Zubair Mehmood Hayat has said that a peaceful Afghanistan is in the best interest...

Iranian-Syrian World Cup qualifier ripples far beyond the pitch

James M. Dorsey | A nail-biting Iranian-Syrian World Cup qualifier has sent political ripples far beyond the Azadi Stadium’s soccer pitch in Tehran. In a boost...

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