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US bullying tactics that increasingly mean nothing

Asif Haroon Raja | America’s continued presence in Afghanistan as well as its increasingly aggressive “creep” over the Afghan-Pakistani border has been justified under the ambiguous and...

A Meeting on Christmas Night Dacca, 25 Dec 1962

Dr. Moeed Pirzada | “Mujibur Rahman was now in his elements. He said that the purpose of calling the meeting was to hand over to...

Pakistan welcomes Gen. Nicholson’s offer to target Tehreek-e-Taliban

News Analysis | On Wednesday, Islamabad welcomed the US offer of targeting the hideouts of the Tehreek-e-Taliban, a group that is using Afghan soil to...

Urbanization in Pakistan

Saud Bin Ahsen| Urbanization can be defined as the increase in population in urban areas rather than rural areas. Urbanization results from three different and not...

Pakistan : The home to South Asia’s Muslims

Richard Harris | "Ismaila, nass jaa (save your life)" the elderly Sikh watchmaker calls out to an 18-year-old Ismail, as he hears the distant din...

The lie we tell ourselves to justify British rule

M. Usama Khawar | There's a popular narrative that floats around the subcontinent, like a safety net we revert to in times of need, that...

Immigration, socialism produces more death and sufferings

Jacob G. Hornberger | Everywhere you look, socialism is in crisis. Not just in Venezuela, North Korea, and Cuba, but also right here in the...

King Salman’s visit to China & Malaysia: What Saudis Want?

James M. Dorsey | Yet Salman’s geopolitical concerns go far beyond whether the US remains a reliable guarantor of regional security. Saudi Arabia is locked...

Chinese President calms markets assuring them of economic stability

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping said the nation must "unswervingly" crackdown on financial irregularities and illegal behaviours, while improving shortcomings in its...

Thousands of Indian farmers commit suicide each year due to India’s...

By Rina Chandran and Suchitra Mohanty MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Only an overhaul of India's farming policy, including addressing the small size of...

FTSE 100 slips after hitting record high, as pound extends falls

The FTSE 100 index has narrowly missed out on an all-time closing high after slipping back from record levels. The UK's benchmark index hit its...

Turks cry economic warfare as Moody’s lowers credit rating

On a rainy day in May 2013, US President Barack Obama and Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan stood together under umbrellas in Washington praising the...

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