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China slams India PM trip to disputed region

AFP | Beijing will lodge a "stern" protest with New Delhi over a trip by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a disputed area, an...

Under Foreign Pressure: Punjab government seizes assets of JuD and its...

News Analysis | Punjab government has swiftly acted on a notification issued by the federal government to seize all the moveable and immovable assets of...

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...

Long Term Plan (LTP) of CPEC is a mystery

 Raja Waqas Shabbir | Economic and financial stability is connected with political stability- was the much talked about statement of Army Chief Qamar Zaman Bajwa...

Understanding Pakistan’s $210bn debt situation with former Finance Minister Dr Salman...

GVS News | Pakistan currently has $210bn in total debt which is close to 70 percent of its gross domestic product; external debt of over...

Shahid Masood summoned by SC after revealing Zainab culprit has foreign...

News Analysis | Senior anchorperson Dr. Shahid Masood was summoned by the Supreme Court on Thursday to clarify the allegations made by him against the...

7,000 used cars stuck at Karachi port as dealers and government...

News Analysis | Importers of used cars (that were handicapped by the governments’ refusal to give access to used cars at the port) are claiming that the...

Is US destroying itself through foreign interventions?

Jacob G Hornberger | Most everyone acknowledges that James Madison, the father of the Constitution, possessed deep insights into the relationship between liberty and government....

Banning primary education in English might backfire on Iran

Andrew Korybko | Iran banned the teaching of English in both government and non-government primary schools. The decree comes after a week of protests at...

UK blames protestors as Trump cancels London trip

AFP | The British government blamed the threat of mass protests for President Donald Trump's decision Friday to cancel a visit to London to open...

Pakistani politics risks heightening regional tensions?

James M Dorsey | Self-serving Pakistani politics threaten to aggravate the country’s myriad problems that have strained its relations with the United States and could...

Sharif brother’s Saudi trip highlights extensive foreign influence on Pakistan

Junaid Ali Malik | On many occasions in the history of Pakistan, the foreign stakeholders, more properly international establishment, tried to influence the politics of...

US-Pakistan military alliances: Lessons for USA

Jamal Hussain | Introduction The history of Pakistan – USA military alliances goes back to 1954 when as a member of CENTO and SEATO Pakistan became...

China, Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to battle terror together

 AFP | Ministers from Afghanistan, Pakistan and China met in Beijing on Tuesday where they agreed to work together to tackle the threat of terrorism...

‘Saawan’ dropped from final Oscars Nomination

News Desk | Pakistan's official submission to Oscar's nomination for the best foreign language film has been removed from the list. Also, India's submission ‘Newton'...

Can depreciating rupee generate enough exports to counter growing debt and...

News Analysis | The depreciation of the rupee is a double-edged sword. Under IMF pressure, Pakistan authorities decided to depreciate the rupee, which has directly...

What happened to the foreign fighters that flew to join ISIS?

AFP | An estimated 40,000 people traveled from around the world to take up arms for the Islamic State group as it occupied territory in...

Shunning IMF for Sukkuk is politics at play

Waqas Shabbir | The growing twin deficit is taking a toll on Pakistan’s over-stretched finances. The struggling treasury is desperate to secure funds to avoid...

Suzuki launches automatic Cultus in Pakistan

News Desk | Suzuki’s Pakistan franchise Pak Suzuki Motors has launched the automatic transmission variant (Cultus VXL) of the 2017 Cultus, the former version with...

Pakistan software exports break all records with a whopping $2.9 Billion...

News Analysis | Owing to the incentives given by the Government to IT and Information Technology Enabled Services (ITeS) industry and various international tech startup...

Over 7,000 Pakistanis jailed abroad are without government support

GVS Special Report | On the 8th Session of the National Assembly Secretariat in 2014 during the “QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWERS AND THEIR REPLIES”, the...

NAB wants Nawaz & family on Exit Control List

News Analysis | Ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's woes continued to deepen on Friday, as the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) moved to put his name...

UK press spreading Islamophobia, says British-Pakistani politician Sayeeda Warsi

News Desk l According to news posted in the Guardian, former British-Pakistani minister Sayeeda Hussain Warsi has said that hate speech and Islamophobia have become...

Government thinking of taking out even more debt! More misery for...

News Analysis | With elections just around the corner - the Government of Pakistan has decided to borrow an additional $450m on a short-term facility from...

Economy & security: Two sides of the same coin

Ikram Sehgal | A strong connection between the country’s prosperity and military power or put simply, economy and security are two sides of the same...

Beijing calls for talks on Kashmir but will India oblige or...

News Analysis | China on Friday expressed hope that the Kashmir dispute will be resolved through a dialogue between arch-rivals India and Pakistan. The remark...

Rouhani stresses on Iran and Pakistan to enhance cooperation

News Analysis | Iranian President, Hasan Rouhani has said that Pakistan and Iran must strengthen cooperation for the sake of regional peace and stability. He...

Pakistan’s Foreign Policy: A tale of fear and resistance to change...

Maria Bastos | This Summer turned out to be a rather prolific period for Pakistan's foreign policy. However, there was no discernible change. Think of...

Where Doklam traverses regional politics

M K Bhadrakumar | The regional setting in which the India-China standoff at Doklam is playing out can only be ignored at our risk. Most...

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Do We need to Worry about Pakistan’s Planned Troop Deployment in...

News Desk | On Friday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved the decision to send Pakistani troops to Saudi Arabia under a longstanding defense cooperation between...

PadMan’s director upset that Pakistan not showing movie

PadMan director Balki says he is planning a special screening of a movie for Pakistani human rights activist Malala Yousafzai. He says that the...

Emma Watson welcomes new guidelines to tackle harassment

News Desk | On Wednesday, Feminist and Hollywood actress Emma Watson stood in support of the new guidelines developed to tackle harassment and bullying in...

Is PTI facing an existential crisis?

News Desk | Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Fauzia Kasuri claims that her party, PTI, is facing an existential threat. She said this while addressing...

Government sets in motion PIA privatization process

News Desk | The government of Pakistan has decided to start the long-awaited privatization of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA). Prime Minister...

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