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PM May defies expectations in England local elections

AFP | British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party fared better than expected in local elections in England as the final results were announced early...

Tens of thousands march for Scottish independence

AFP | Tens of thousands of people, many waving the Saltire flag and beating drums, marched through the streets of Glasgow on Saturday in support...

PTI demands a referendum for a new province in Punjab

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf (PTI) vice-chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi has called for a referendum in Southern Punjab to decide on a new province in...

Catalonia’s Puigdemont granted bail in Germany

AFP | Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont was set to walk out of German jail early Friday, as judges freed him on bail after rejecting...

UK appoints ‘minister for loneliness’

AFP | Britain appointed a "minister for loneliness" on Wednesday to tackle what Prime Minister Theresa May described as "the sad reality of modern life"...

FATA merger: Jamaat-e-Islami gives Government deadline

News Analysis | The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) and the parliamentarians from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have on Sunday warned of staging sit-in in the federal...

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...

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...

What will happen to Turkey now that it has “democratically” elected...

Dr. Muhammad Ali Ehsan | Recep Tayyip Erdogan was already ruling Turkey under a state of emergency but with Sunday's YES majority (51.7%) vote, the...

Regional dynamics ensure that Erdogan’s ‘rigged’ referendum will be overlooked

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The mystique of democratic elections will never wither away. My late father used to reminisce how agonizing the waiting was in...

Erdogan’s win splits Turkey in half, opposition out on streets

Tuvan Gumrukcu and Humeyra Pamuk | ANKARA/ISTANBUL - President Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in a referendum on Sunday to grant him sweeping powers in the...

Real reason why Turkey is not calling for an Investigation into...

M. K. Bhadrakumar | In principle, one country, Turkey, is uniquely placed to ask for an independent investigation into the chemical attack in the northwestern...

Erdogan expects Turkish parliament will restore death punishment

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said he expected parliament to approve restoring capital punishment after the April 16 referendum on expanding its...

Turkey is about to vote its destiny: Erdogan’s backup plan just...

Efe Tanay| At the national referendum on April 16, the Turkish public will vote in a rather autocratic constitution. If Erdogan and his former political...

Merger of FATA: to be or not to be?

Abdul Rahim | The debate over Federally Administered Tribal Area’s (FATA) reforms and what these should consist of and more importantly its merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

Upcoming constitutional storm in Britain

On the morning of January 24th the Supreme Court ruled that Britain’s government has to put Article 50 (the formal two-year process by which...

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