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The Government of Pakistan wants to put taxes on Facebook, Google

News Analysis | As if undue taxation was not already a national crisis, the government of Pakistan has proposed taxes on digital revenues, targeting tech...

Geo falls in line over salary delays after Chief Justice’ intervention

News Analysis | Mian Saqib Nisar, the Chief Justice of Pakistan, added one more victory to his achievements on World Press Freedom Day: He winded...

Palestinian congress to convene as Abbas seeks to strengthen hand

AFP | The parliament of the Palestine Liberation Organisation convenes for the first time in decades Monday, as aging President Mahmud Abbas seeks to strengthen...

PM Abbasi rejects names of Liaquat Ali Khan, Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah,...

News Analysis | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has rejected all three names proposed by the ministerial committee for the Islamabad’s new airport and left...

Kim promises of no more nuclear weapons or missile tests

AFP | North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he would halt nuclear tests and intercontinental missile launches, in a Saturday announcement welcomed by US...

PML-N on a collision course with Election Commission Pakistan over new...

News Analysis | A Special parliamentary Committee on Delimitation of Constituencies has decided to scrap new delimitation of constituencies and vowed to take action against the...

Iran lawmakers slam crackdown on environmentalists

AFP | An Iranian lawmaker on Tuesday criticised a recent crackdown on environmental activists and officials, saying it risked "bad consequences for the country", the...

PTI’s foreign funds to be audited

News Analysis | A special committee formed by the Election Commission of Pakistan drafted the terms of reference for the scrutiny of foreign funding received...

Zuckerberg appears before Congress & it wasn’t a good experience for...

News Analysis | Mark Zuckerberg, the chief of Facebook, apologized to US lawmakers on April 10, 2018, for the leak of personal data of millions...

Farooq Sattar no longer convener of MQM-P: ECP

News Analysis | The chief of MQM-Pakistan, Farooq Sattar, has been removed as convener of the Mutahidda Qaumi Movement before noon on the 26th...

More Chaos in the Trump White House

News Analysis | In an unexpected but not uncharacteristic move by Trump, Rex Tillerson was sacked as the secretary of state and Mike Pompeo, the...

India, Pakistan agree to repatriate prisoners above 70 years of age

News Analysis | On March 7, 2018 Pakistan’s Defense Minister, Khawaja Asif approved the humanitarian proposal to release civilian prisoners incarcerated in both countries: India...

Could Xi Jinping’s presidency for life lead to the decline of...

Jumel G. Estrañero | The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has shocked many observers by proposing a constitutional amendment to end the two-term limit for the...

Who will become the next chief of PML-N?

News Analysis | The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) became a headless party after the disqualification of former premier Nawaz Sharif by the Supreme Court (SC)...

Russia tested ‘over 200 new weapons’ in Syria: MP

AFP | Russia has tested over 200 new types of arms in Syria during its campaign in support of President Bashar al-Assad, a senior lawmaker...

Cabinet approves measures to block terror financing

News Analysis | On 13 February, 2018, Federal Cabinet approved “Anti-Terrorism (Freezing and Seizure) Rules 2018” to block funding of terrorists, freeze their accounts and...

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