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Britain using new law to clampdown on corruption money

AFP | Russian oligarchs suspected of corruption will be forced to explain their wealth in a new British clampdown on organised crime, Security and Economic Crime Minister...

Axact back in the limelight over fake degrees scandal

News Analysis | Pakistan based IT company Axact came back into the limelight after the BBC exposed a fake degrees scandal on Tuesday. The BBC...

Who killed Benazir Bhutto? The theories behind the murder

AFP with News Analysis input Ten years after former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, the first woman to lead a Muslim nation, was killed in...

Women flogged for adultery in Indonesia

A video has surfaced from Indonesia in which a woman is being brutally flogged for committing adultery. The woman can be seen kneeling before a...

How is Indian culture an impediment to justice for victims of...

Devika Sakhadeo | The #MeToo campaign that encourages women to speak up about their experiences of sexual assault harassment has been a catalyst for such accusations across political,...

Murder of an ordinary man with extraordinary political significance 

Shiffa Yousafzai | Just when we had started to feel that law and order situation has improved in the country in general and in KPK in...

The game of skins; How Eid-ul-Adha used to be a time...

Eid-ul-Adha is the holiest of Islamic festivals but ironically, these sacred days provide a bonanza for the whole criminal spectrum from the low-level hoodlums...

Will judicial activism enable JIT to get accountability?

Ikram Sehgal | The Supreme Court’s (SC) seriousness of purpose in the PanamaGate case was evident from the brusque manner it dismissed Hussain Nawaz’s apprehensions...

Alleged mastermind behind Samjhota Express killings acquitted on Ajmer Bombing case

Pakistan foreign office spokesperson, Nafees Zakaria, said it was ‘regrettable’ that the mastermind of the deadly 2007 Samjhota Express bombing, had been acquitted yesterday...

Can “traffic stress” increase husbands & wives beating each other?

Louis-Philippe Beland and Daniel Brent | Society pays a heavy price for traffic. It leads to lost time, more pollution and increased spending on gasoline. In metropolitan...

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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...

Will Jennfier Aniston and Brad Pitt reunite after their divorces?

News Desk | Jennifer Aniston has issued a statement addressing reports she is interacting with her ex-husband Brad Pitt as a shoulder to lean on...

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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