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PML-N and PPP united against the judiciary?

News Analysis | Senators showed great concern over the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan to overturn an amendment made by the parliament...

PPP’s guarded approach to Nawaz’s confrontation with judiciary

News Analysis | Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari accused ousted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of creating deliberate confrontation between judiciary and...

Trump’s outrageous rhetoric may have scared N. Korea to talks

AFP | US President Donald Trump's notoriously threatening rhetoric towards nuclear-armed North Korea -- which has drawn comparisons with Richard Nixon's "madman theory" of diplomacy...

Israel retaliation kills 2 in Gaza

Reuters | Israel launched fresh airstrikes in the Gaza Strip on Saturday in response to rocket fire from the enclave and the Palestinian Islamist Hamas...

Jalali announces resignation and concludes the Lahore sit-in after 7-days

News Analysis | On Friday, the Punjab government reached an agreement with the faction of Tehreek-i-Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLP) which concluded the 7-day sit-in on the...

Politics of confrontation: PML-N’s rebuttal to ‘prejudiced’ verdict!

News Analysis | On Wednesday Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) hit back at the 23-page verdict of the Supreme Court on the review petition filed by...

Will US succeed in creating rifts between Iran & Iraq?

M K Bhadrakumar| The US project to create a rift between Iraq and Iran backfired just a couple of days of its launch from Riyadh...

Nawaz Sharif – The unacceptable face of our politics

Mudassir Saeed Laghari | How did we reach the point where the former prime minister is spewing hatred and contempt against the superior judiciary and...

South Asia must heed the lessons from history!

Salman Bashir | President Donald Trump's 'Regional Strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia' is a theoretical construct centred on Afghanistan, but in the light of...

Pakistan: Fixing religious fault-lines in the age of ISIS..?

Afrah Jamal | Pakistan's Bold Response to Sectarianism? A few days before Muharram, grand proclamations advocating peace and calm that suggested people shun their religious, sectarian...

Cracks in the PML-N: Riaz Pirzada wants Shahbaz Sharif to head...

News Analysis | In less than an hour after the Sharif family was indicted on Thursday, PML-N leader, and federal minister Riaz Pirzada while lashing out...

Uncle Shahbaz wants niece Maryam to refrain from confrontational politics

News Analysis | Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif has cautioned his niece, Maryam Nawaz to refrain from attacking the judiciary and the military as it...

Dear Mr. Nawaz Sharif: Masses are on the side of law

Dr. Farid A Malik | The law is equal whether you are a ruler or a subject! Law deal everyone equally whether you are a ruler or...

Ahsan Iqbal-Rangers spat: Does it depict a civil-military tussle?

News Analysis | Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal stated Tuesday that an explanation would be sought from the Director General of the Punjab Rangers over controversial...

The risks of military engagement against North Korea

Jonathan Augustine | The $20 million we spend daily maintaining the US nuclear arsenal could instead be used to provide $1,000 per day for every one...

Iran is Trump’s perpetual enemy in the Middle East

News Analysis |  US President Donald Trump said that Iran exports violence, chaos, and bloodshed while its government hides a corrupt dictatorship behind the farce...

Ch. Nisar’s TV interview provokes PMLN backlash; says “Maryam is a...

Chaudhry Nisar’s latest interview with prominent TV anchor Saleem Safi has provoked a backlash from many PMLN party members. An unusually extensive TV appearance...

Am I The State?

Ikram Sehgal | A month or so plus 40 years ago the democratically elected government of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was toppled in a coup in...

Pakistan’s political drama moves from streets to courtroom

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — One month ago, it looked as if Pakistan’s orderly capital was about to go up in flames. Thousands of protesters were...

The decisive confrontation

Dr. Hasan Askari Rizvi | 30th Oct, 2016 The decisive confrontation between the PML-N and the PTI has started. The federal and Punjab governments did...

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