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Economic impacts of Pakistan being placed on terror watch list

News Analysis | Seeking diplomatic success, Pakistan sent Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Dr. Miftah Ismail to attend the six-day meeting of Financial Action...

Why did Pakistan refuse EU grant for support of electoral process?

News Analysis | Pakistan has refused a European (EU) grant of €15 million proposed for the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and election monitoring...

How risky is Trump’s Iran policy?

By James M. Dorsey | US President Donald J. Trump’s inclination to withdraw from a three-year old international agreement that curbs Iran’s nuclear program is...

Thai cops nab Pakistani passport forger with IS links

AFP | A Pakistani passport forger whose fakes may have been sold to Islamic State operatives has been arrested in Thailand, police said Friday, ending...

CPEC: A Chinese Vision Since 2005

Saeed Afridi | China’s rise has been attributed to the successful implementation of its ‘Dual Track’ transition policy based on gradual, incremental and near-constant reform...

PML-N image worsens as sub-inspectors at Sihala made to wait

News Analysis | Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is seemingly confused and left with very limited options to make sure its presence in national politics. Neither...

Has anyone benefited from American interventionism?

Jacob G. Hornberger | For the first hundred years of American history, the United States was founded on the concept of a limited-government republic, one whose...

Saudi Arabia’s Lebanon gamble may pay off

James M. Dorsey | Time will tell, but Saudi Arabia’s gamble to pressure Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed, Lebanese Shiite militia, by forcing Saad Hariri, the country’s...

Afghan girls’ robotics team overcomes setbacks to win contest in Europe

News Desk | After series of setbacks, the girl's from the robotics team of Afghanistan won a prestigious robotic competition in Europe. The three teenage girls...

Rex Tillerson harshly criticizes Russia in order to rally NATO allies

M K Bhadrakumar | The remarks by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Russia, while speaking at the Woodrow Wilson Centre in Washington, DC...

Why Northern European Tribalism has led to an embrace of amoral...

Adam Garrie | Many individuals throughout the world are aghast at the open displays of vulgarity and sexual obscenity in northern Europe and Scandinavia in...

Newly discovered Da Vinci painting sells for millions

Reuters | Leonardo da Vinci's portrait of Christ, "Salvator Mundi", sold for a record-smashing $450.3 million on Wednesday at Christie's, more than double the old...

Challenges of being a Muslim politician in UK!

News Desk | Radical Islamists, Muslims from the west joining ISIS, Immigration policy for Muslims and UK’s relationship with Pakistan were all topics, Najma Minhas,...

Is South Korea’s alliance with United States worth It?

Jacob G. Hornberger | With President Trump being accompanied by three U.S. carrier groups during his trip to Korea, South Koreans should pull a “Brexit”...

Why China added The Belt & Road Initiative to its Constitution?

News Analysis | China's ambitious 'Silk Road' is embedded in the constitution of the country. On the occasion of its 19th CPC National Congress, 2,300 delegates gathered...

Canada enters the age of “Hijab Phobia”

Shiffa Yousafzai | The Western debate about Muslim women wearing “Hijab” and “Niqab” is not new and people, on both sides of the divide, have been...

US demands Europeans to restrict business with Iran

News Analysis | US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, shocked the European companies by demanding that European allies should support latest US ban on Iran's...

Triple attack rocks Baluchistan as hybrid war against CPEC heats up

News Analysis | Unidentified men threw a grenade into a laborers’ hostel in Gwadar wounding 26 of them, police said on Friday, in an attack...

Migrant crisis: Europe reaps what US foreign policy had sown

Raja Waqas Shabbir | The emergence of Islamic fundamentalism and hate against the 'Collective Western meddling' in the affairs of the Muslim countries, in particular,...

Is US still the only superpower in world?

Joseph Davis | The gradual, controlled demolition of the United States continues unabated. On the surface, this appears to be a global power shift from...

Why Photos of the Eiffel Tower at Night are Illegal

You can’t take pictures of the Eiffel Tower at night  The ban has been in place for a while now, but as France becomes more aggressive...

Why are ‘white supremacists’ targeting Muslims in UK?

News Analysis | A man named, Ian Anthony Rook, accused of stabbing a surgeon who treated victims of the Manchester Arena attack has appeared in...

Trump’s Pearl Harbor strategy for war in Korea

Jacob G. Hornberger | By proposing a total oil embargo on North Korea, President Trump is taking a page out of former President Franklin Roosevelt’s war...

Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission’s quest for civil nuclear energy

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The nuclear power generation is very efficient, environment-friendly and economical source of energy. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission is intelligently using...

Brexit: Fight of ‘common British people’ against ‘global elite’

Simon Jeff | On June 23rd, 2016 the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union 52% to 48% with a majority of 1.2 million...

The US failed Afghan policy – What should Pakistan do? Part-III

Asif Haroon Raja | Pakistan’s Strengths Today, Pakistan is in much stronger position since it has overcome the threat of India’s Cold Start doctrine by developing...

How should Pakistan respond to Trump’s Afghan policy?

Abdul Rahim | On August 21, 2017, President Trump announced Afghan policy and warned the U.S enemies that “no place is beyond the reach of...

Real US intentions in Afghanistan? Dr. Moeed Pirzada’s podcast with Stimson...

News Desk | Dr. Pirzada, prominent Pakistani TV Anchor and political analyst, argued that real intentions of US appear to maintain a "strategic foothold" a...

Trump ‘New’ Afghanistan strategy is neither new, nor a strategy

Rupert Stone | It is a common feature of democratic politics that more a leader promises change, the more things will stay the same. Professions...

President Trump’s speech and our reactions

Muhammad Ali Ehsan | My first impression after hearing President Trump’s speech was – does it serve our interest to be so diplomatically humiliated from...

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