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Pakistan still going easy on militants, alleges US intel chief

News Analysis | On February 15, 2018, seventeen US intelligence agencies including Central Intelligence Agency, Defence Intelligence Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Security...

Is Daesh in Afghanistan benefiting from the mistrust between Islamabad and...

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | President Ashraf Ghani led National Unity Government and Trump administration have been scapegoating Pakistan, instead of critically examining the causes...

Long Term Plan (LTP) of CPEC is a mystery

 Raja Waqas Shabbir | Economic and financial stability is connected with political stability- was the much talked about statement of Army Chief Qamar Zaman Bajwa...

Angelina Jolie urges UN to solve Syrian crisis

AFP | UN goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie urged the UN Security Council to "find a way" to solve Syria's nearly eight-year war during a tour...

Sindh sugar mill owners fail to settle crisis even after SHC...

News Analysis | The representative contingents of Sindh-based growers and sugar mill owners failed to come to a settlement in the dispute over sugarcane prices...

Diplo returns to Pakistan for concert: will donate some proceeds to...

News Analysis | American DJ Diplo is all set to bring Mad Decent Block Party to Pakistan in February 2018. Major Lazer announced that part...

Facebook to allow users to rank news sources based on ‘trust’

AFP | Facebook announced Friday it will ask its two billion users to rank their trust in news sources, in its latest attempt to combat...

Former CIA agent’s arrest follows US spying debacle in China

AFP | The third arrest in one year of a US official suspected of helping Chinese spies has bared the tense battle between the two...

Tehreek-e-Labaik starts ‘jail bharo’ movement for acceptance of demands

News Analysis | Chief of Tehreek-e-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLYRA) Ashraf Asif Jalali has announced on Monday his party will start a ‘jail bharo’ (fill...

Ban imposed on religious service at unauthorized churches

News Analysis | On January 15th 2018, the authorities decided to ban service in unauthorized churches in Abbottabad. The security officials stated that this decision...

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...

Celebrities urge authorities to take action after minor’s rape in Kasur

News Desk | An eight-year-old girl named Zainab was brutally murdered after being raped in Kasur. The girl was kidnapped outside of her home and...

Muslim killed on New Year’s Day highlights violent Islamophobia in India

News Analysis | A Muslim has been beaten to death in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand after reportedly asking a group to stop playing...

Can community building help end extremist violence in Pakistan?

Saud Bin Ahsen | During the last fifteen years Pakistan has been a victim of instability, insecurity and political violence due to its role as...

Breast Cancer: lets say the word and not hide from it!

News Desk | What is your organization? Pink Ribbon Pakistan National Breast Cancer Awareness Program is a non-funded, self-sustained initiative. We strive to significantly reduce breast...

Christian killings near holidays strongly suggests foreign involvement

Malik Muzammil | The bomb blast at a Methodist Church in Quetta on the 17th marked another terrible day for Pakistan during the month of...

Shaan urges Indian community to support better Indo-Pak relations

News Desk | Pakistani acting legend Shaan Shahid has urged the Indian community to support Pak-India cultural ties. An international media outlet interviewed the leading...

Pakistan standing with the global community against climate change: PM Abbasi

News Analysis | Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that Pakistan remains committed to playing its role in the global struggle for countering the...

Erdogan counters Trump by declaring Turkey will open embassy to Palestine...

AFP | President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed hope on Sunday that Turkey would soon be able to open an embassy to a Palestinian state in...

Erdogan Vs. Netanyahu

Andrew Korybko | The personal rivalry between Turkish President Erdogan and “Israeli” “Prime Minister” Netanyahu has been simmering for some time, especially since they last...

How will Palestinians react to Trump’s declaration of making Jerusalem the...

Maha Nassar | When President Donald Trump on Dec. 5 recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, he not only effectively endorsed Israel’s de facto annexation of East...

Union Minister calls Dalits to renounce Hinduism

News Analysis | Invoking Babasaheb Ambedkar, Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Wednesday said he embraced Buddhism only after he was convinced that Dalits would not...

Pakistan’s contributions for the uplift of Afghan people

Afrah Jamal | Pakistan and Afghanistan have history. And it is not all good. They have a shared border – though its legality has been...

Nepal elections pave way for a leftist victory & Indian dilemma

News Analysis | An alliance of communists and Maoists are set to win Nepal's first parliamentary election since 1999. The ruling center-left party suffered significant...

School based budgeting is the future

Aisha Sarwari | The most critical transformation underway in the public schools of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa seems to be school finance reforms. Following on the footsteps...

Indian Supreme Court bashes ‘Padmavati’ detractors

News Desk | India's top court on Tuesday rejected a bid to block the worldwide release of ‘Padmavati'. A lawyer ML Sharma filed an appeal...

US military targets Taliban by starting new air attack campaign in...

AFP | As the US military opens a new front in its air war in Afghanistan, targeting the Taliban's poppy-processing factories and dropping thousands of...

Angelina Jolie speaks on sexual violence at UN Summit

News Desk | Angelina Jolie in her powerful speech has pressed peacekeeping negotiators to make extraordinary efforts to safeguard the safety of women in war...

People from Amish community live 10 years longer

AFP | Scientists have found a genetic mutation in the Amish people of the midwestern United States that appears to make them live 10 years...

Ahmadi community in Pakistan becoming election scapegoats

Reuters | Crammed into buses and mini-vans, more than 10,000 Pakistanis traveled to a mosque on the outskirts of the small Punjabi town of Rabwah,...

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Cholistan Jeep Rally: Magsi takes the trophy again

News Desk | Nadir Magsi, Pakistan Peoples’ Party member for Sindh Provincial Assembly, won the Cholistan Desert Rally in the prepared category for the second...

PTI minister defends his party’s performance in KP

News Desk | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader and Minister of Education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Muhammad Atif Khan, defended his party against the allegations of...

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Declaring Pakistan state sponsor of terrorism will lead to an irreversible...

News Desk | In a seminar on “Changing Patterns of Extremism and Terrorism in Pakistan” at Woodrow Wilson Center on February 13, 2018, three renowned...

MQM drama continues: Farooq Sattar elected party chief again

News Desk | Farooq Sattar has been elected as the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) convener in the intraparty elections held on Sunday. The elections were...

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