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Indian army camp comes under attack

News Analysis | On Saturday, 10 February, separatists attacked an Indian army camp in Jammu in Indian held Kashmir and exchanged fire with soldiers. So...

Fueling religious fires

Ikram Sehgal | The Indian War of Independence (or the 1857 Indian Mutiny as the British call it) did not start as a "War of...

What makes Singapore stronger than Qatar & UAE?

James M. Dorsey | The Gulf crisis that pits a United Arab Emirates-Saudi-led alliance against Qatar has emerged about more than a regional spat. It...

India agrees to hold talks with Kashmiri leaders. Why?

News Analysis | India has, at last, agreed to talk to the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) when they appointed a new special government representative...

Will US be able to sustain its global dictatorship?

Jacob G. Hornberger | On July 21, 1821, John Quincy Adams, who would go on to become the sixth president of the United States, warned that...

92 % Kurds vote for independence in referendum: How will the...

News Analysis | Masoud Barzani, Iraq’s Kurdish leader has claimed victory in a referendum on independence held on Monday amid threats from Baghdad to take over the...

Kurds in Iraq vote in Independence Referendum: regional tensions will stoke...

News Analysis | Amid rising tensions and intense international opposition, Kurds in the autonomous region of Kurdistan in Northern Iraq in an independence referendum. The...

PM Abbasi tells UN: Don’t involve us in new ‘great game’

News Analysis | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday said that “emerging big power friction” was threatening peace and prosperity in Asia. He, while...

Twitter to ban Kashmiri journalists on India’s request

Vishal Manve | Dozens of people who have tweeted about the conflict in Indian-administered Kashmir or shown sympathy for Kashmiri independence movements online may soon be censored...

Azam, Malik star as Pakistan go one up in the Independence...

News Analysis | Pakistan overpowered a formidable World XI side in the first match of the historic Independence Cup by 20 runs. The hosts will...

The wait is over! the historic Independence Cup kicks off today

News analysis | The Qadaffi Stadium in Lahore will be packed as the first fixture between the World X1 and Pakistan will be played today....

World XI arrives in Lahore for the Independence Cup

News Analysis | The 13-member squad of the World XI arrived in Lahore on Monday to take part in the historic three-match Independence Cup. The...

Sir Richie Richardson arrives in Lahore as Independence Cup fever grips...

News Analysis | Former West Indies captain and ace batsman, Sir Richie Richardson arrived in Lahore today ahead of the three-match Independence Cup between World...

Seven decades of Pakistan

Zeeshan Munir | August 14, 2017, marked the 70th independence anniversary of Pakistan. The seven decades of its existence can be compared to a roller-coaster...

UAE ambassador’s hacked mails: Was Qatar crisis a hoax?

James M. Dorsey | The hacked email account of Yousef al-Otaiba, the influential United Arab Emirates ambassador in Washington, has provided unprecedented insight into the...

Deep inside Kashmir militancy: how damaging can the cracks be for...

Abubakar Farooqui | On April 7, 2017, a group of unidentified militants appeared in the death anniversary of a Kashmiri Freedom fighter Naseer Pandit in...

Operation Blue Star: When Sikhs were massacred by the Indian Army

Saleem Akhtar Malik | Operation Blue Star was an Indian Army operation launched between 1st and 6th June 1984. The aim of this operation, ostensibly,...

Increasing foreign debts: When will Pakistan be truly ‘independent’?

Rida Hussain | Pakistan soon would be marking the 70th year of its independence and within these 70 years, Pakistan has gone through a roller...

Kashmir: An “integral part” of India, the most militarized zone in...

A sweeping social media gag; dozens of Kashmiri female students defiantly protesting Indian military troop presence; and a Kashmiri man tied to an Indian military vehicle as a human shield against...

Scotland Wants out of UK into Europe

The Scottish government on Friday formally asked British Prime Minister Theresa May for a second referendum on independence, deepening a constitutional crisis sparked by...

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