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“Till Death Do Us Part”: A Military Wife’s Story

Aisha Saeed | It was 12 at midnight. Sara sat drowsily on the sofa with the phone by her side. Never had she waited this...

Story of a “Social Media Activist” arrested for National Security Breach…!

Muhammad Azam | The government of Khalifa, Sadiq bin Ameen, has captured yet another social media activist in its indiscriminate crackdown against those breaching national...

Elif Shafak Reading from Honour

Orissa Manchester I still remember today, the night when my mother and her sister sat on the sofa whispering about a distant uncle living in London,...

Elif Shafak on the Power of Fiction

Listen to Elif Shafak eloquently point out why we should read fiction...Fiction speaks to our hearts and connects us with each other. In comparison...

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Imran Khan marries spiritual advisor in Lahore

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has tied the knot for the third time; this time with a spiritual adviser and faith...

Beyond Lodhran by-election

Saad Rasool | This week, in NA-154 Lodhra’n, PTI heavy weight Ali Tareen (read: Jehangir Tareen) lost the by-election to Syed Iqbal Shah – a...

Saudi women to start own business without male permission

AFP | Women in Saudi Arabia can now open their own businesses without the consent of a husband or male relative, as the kingdom pushes...

Alarming Kashmir’s situation

Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The Indian Army’s endless brutality drove the Kashmiri youth into militancy. Instead of surrendering, the Kashmiris are fiercely struggling for the...

China’s step into the maelstrom of the Middle East

James M Dorsey | China’s abandonment of non-interference is manifested by its (largely ineffective) efforts to mediate conflicts in South Sudan, Syria and Afghanistan as...

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