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The Government of Pakistan wants to put taxes on Facebook, Google

News Analysis | As if undue taxation was not already a national crisis, the government of Pakistan has proposed taxes on digital revenues, targeting tech...

Meesha Shafi gets support from UN women In ‘Me Too’ campaign

News Desk | After brief deactivation of her social media accounts, Meesha Shafi returned to Twitter as she thanked the International organization, UN Women for...

CPEC and Great Power Rivalry

Andrew Small | “There have been real accomplishments in CPEC’s first phase – but the international context for the scheme still needs to be fixed”.In...

PM inaugurates New Islamabad International Airport after years of delay

News Analysis | After a long wait of 11-years, Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, officially inaugurated the new Islamabad International Airport on Tuesday. As per...

Iran strongly condemns attack on Syria by US and allies

CGTN | Iran's Foreign Ministry on Saturday strongly condemned the US, the UK and France for launching airstrikes against Syria. "This invasion is a clear...

Electoral Reforms: The only way forward for sustainable ‘Peace & Governance’

Kanwar Dilshad | Since its inception in 1947, Pakistan has endured tremendous suffering at the hands of inefficient and ineffective governance, which has, in turn,...

Philippines tells UN it will quit ICC

AFP | The Philippines said on Friday it had given official notice to exit the treaty that created the International Criminal Court, which is examining...

PSL 3 starts tomorrow, will feature three home games

AFP | The Pakistan Super League launches its third edition in Dubai on Thursday, adding a sixth team, more international stars and with hopes...

Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi undergoes trial behind closed doors

AFP | A Palestinian teenager charged after a viral video showed her hitting two Israeli soldiers in a case that has gained global attention went...

Wagon R discontinued as rumors of Mehran ‘revamp’ surface

News Analysis | Pak Suzuki has restrained its dealerships to take further bookings of its famous car, Suzuki Wagon R. The automaker...

Malaysia becomes first international country to ban Padmavat

News Desk | Malaysia has become the first international country to ban the screening of ‘Padmavat’ after its Film Censorship Board placed the movie in...

Bitcoin drops further as India imposes ban, Japan faces ‘Digital robberies’

News Analysis | A week after the virtual currency trading agency ‘coincheck’ lost $530 Million to a robbery by international hackers; Japanese authorities...

Price of petroleum to hit highest point in three years

News Analysis | To public dismay, prices of major oil products are set to surpass a three-year high, with diesel crossing Rs. 100 per litre...

What are the reasons behind growing trend of anti-CPEC coverage in...

Merwah Qureshi | CPEC is the flagship project proposed by China in the main project of her gigantic strategic project of OBOR (One Belt One...

PIA woes continue as company is forced to close New York...

News Analysis | The National Assembly was told on 24th January that the Pakistan International Airlines has shut down its Islamabad-New York flights after it could...

‘Punjab Nahi Jaungi’ Pakistan’s most successful film ever

News Desk | Punjab Nahi Jaungi has become the highest grossing Pakistani film ever. The movie starred heavy-weights like Mehwish Hayat, Humayun Saeed and Urwa...

What can Pakistan learn from Netanyahu’s visit to India?

Junaid Ali Malik | Every country has the right to maintain strong relations with the other, and this is what India and Israel are doing....

Mama Qadeer on Indian TV Channel says Pakistan is lying over...

News Analysis | Abdul Qadeer Baloch, a Baloch human rights activist, yesterday, on an Indian News channel, CNN-News 18, claimed that Jadhav was a businessman,...

Pak China trade set to replace dollar with yuan

News Analysis | Starting the year on an optimistic note, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) announced that all arrangements for using Chinese yuan for...

Saudi Arabia uses international chess tournament to polish tarnished image

James M Dorsey | Saudi Arabia’s hosting of an international chess tournament focuses attention on the fundamental problem wreaking havoc in international sports governance and shines a...

Pakistan: Dethroning of a King by a court

Saad Rasool | The ongoing Panama Saga – which started in the Spring of 2016, when the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) released series...

Pakistan standing with the global community against climate change: PM Abbasi

News Analysis | Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that Pakistan remains committed to playing its role in the global struggle for countering the...

Erdogan counters Trump by declaring Turkey will open embassy to Palestine...

AFP | President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed hope on Sunday that Turkey would soon be able to open an embassy to a Palestinian state in...

Erdogan Vs. Netanyahu

Andrew Korybko | The personal rivalry between Turkish President Erdogan and “Israeli” “Prime Minister” Netanyahu has been simmering for some time, especially since they last...

How will Palestinians react to Trump’s declaration of making Jerusalem the...

Maha Nassar | When President Donald Trump on Dec. 5 recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, he not only effectively endorsed Israel’s de facto annexation of East...

Survival in the age of information warfare

Afrah Jamal | Pakistani troops recently rescued a US - Canadian family that had been captured in Afghanistan in 2012 and held hostage for 5...

PSL 3 to start in February with Karachi hosting the final

News Analysis | The third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018 will start on February 22nd, 2018. The first match of the PSL...

PIA buys four smaller aircrafts on a Rs 13 billion credit...

News Analysis |  The National Flag Carrier that has embarrassed the country internationally with its corruption cases, runway accidents, staff’s thievery, wrong landings, missing cargo...

Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh killed by rebels

Reuters The radio station of Yemen's Houthi-controlled interior ministry said on Monday the militia's former war ally, ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh, had been killed though...

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...

Pakistan: Surviving on uncanny strengths!

Amjad Mahmood | Every tribe, ethnicity, empire, dynasty, and nation since ages has held some form of authority, power, and influence during different segments of...

Saudi Prince pays heavy price for freedom

Reuters | Senior Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, once seen as a leading contender to the throne, was freed after reaching an "acceptable settlement agreement"...

China and Philippines agree to avoid force over South China Sea:...

Jumel G. Estrañero | Statements in international negotiation are challenging to decipher from within. On November 16, China and the Philippines have agreed to avoid...

Will we see Amir Khan in a reality TV show?

News Desk | According to international media reports, boxer Amir Khan will be taking part in the popular British reality TV show, "I am a...

International cricket back with a bang: Pakistan welcomes West Indies

Reuters | Pakistan will host West Indies in a three-match Twenty20 series in March and the Caribbean side will be playing in the South Asian...

The CIA’s new anti-Taliban strategy might help Daesh

Andrew Korybko | The New York Times reported over the weekend that the CIA would be redirecting most of its Afghan efforts towards directly thwarting...

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