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Hekmatyar urges Pakistan to “stay away” from Afghanistan

News analysis | The leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has implored upon Pakistan not to use Afghanistan as a war theater for its rivalry with...

The Butcher of Kabul: Life in times of Gulbuddin “Rocketyar”

M. K. Bhadrakumar | Personally speaking, my ‘encounters’ with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar have not been pleasant experiences. Their setting was Kabul, and the description of him...

Afghan NUG government needs bolstering from Trump Administration

In Washington, the silence is deafening. Ever since U.S. combat forces left Afghanistan at the end of 2014, relatively little has been heard about America’s...

Talks on horizon between Afghan Taliban and Kabul Government?

Peace talks between Kabul and Afghan Taliban are expected to restart as a result of renewed diplomatic efforts. A senior Taliban representative in Qatar...

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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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