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Why the US wants to put Pakistan on global terror-financing ‘watch...

News Desk | The US has presented a resolution seeking to place Pakistan on a global terror-financing ‘watch list’ which has been submitted to the...

Russia adopting US tactics from Afghanistan in Syria?

AFP | The death of Russian citizens in Syria from a US coalition strike last week, which has been played down by both Moscow and...

Why an alliance with Russia is vital for Pakistan

Akash Shah | “I will wipe the city out of this map with a nuclear strike from where next USAF’s U-2 plane will take off”....

Banned in Pakistan, ‘Padman’ does well in the Middle East

News Desk | Despite the ban on Akshay Kumar's ‘Padman' in Pakistan, the movie is successfully garnering decent reviews throughout the Middle East following it's...

What is the biggest threat to the United States?

Jacob G Hornberger | The New York Times recently profiled three military veterans who are running for Congress. All three are women and all three...

US bullying tactics that increasingly mean nothing

Asif Haroon Raja | America’s continued presence in Afghanistan as well as its increasingly aggressive “creep” over the Afghan-Pakistani border has been justified under the ambiguous and...

US urges Pakistan to move against Haqqani network

News Analysis | Ambassador Alice Wells concluded her visit to Pakistan and in a statement released by the US embassy, she emphasized that US wants...

Russian helicopter maker has eyes on India

AFP | As a helicopter buzzes in circles despite a blizzard, thousands are busy working in the huge hangars of a Siberia-based aircraft maker, eager...

US creates rift among Russia, Turkey and Iran

M K Bharakumar | Five days after Turkey summoned the US charge d’affaires in Ankara to convey its concerns over the US’ continuing support for the Kurdish militia...

What is the future of Russo-British Trade

Haneul Na’avi | “Mock on; thou hast a place of refuge; I am alone, an exile soon to be.” —Euripides, “Medea” The 29 November Russo-British Business...

UN report finds Iran in violation of Yemen arms embargo

AFP | Iran has violated a UN arms embargo by failing to block supplies to Yemen's Huthi rebels of ballistic missiles that were fired at...

Divided UN Security Council meets on Iran unrest

AFP | The United States and Russia clashed over Iran at the UN Security Council on Friday as a third straight day of pro-regime rallies...

Russia could benefit If Trump gets the EU to sanction Iran...

Andrew Korybko | Russia Could Benefit If Trump Gets The EU To Sanction Iran For Cracking Down On The "Green Revolution 2.0" Color Revolution Attempt The...

What foreign policy will the US adopt in the east next...

M K Bhadrakumar | The leitmotif of the US foreign policy in 2018 is going to be a last-ditch attempt to “contain” Russia’s resurgence on...

Pakistan and Russia closing in on better trade ties

News Desk | Pakistan and Russia are mutually important for each other and both countries need to embolden cooperation in all economic sectors for mutual...

Russia to meet ISIS threat from Afghanistan

M K Bhadrakumar | Kulbhushan Jadhav and our “surgical strike 2.0” across the LOC kept the adrenaline flowing in recent days, but it is the regional conference on...

Trump creating conditions for America’s waning influence

Junaid Ali Malik | There is a national debate going on in America over the Trump Administration’s foreign policy. The scholars and analysts are seriously...

How Pakistan & Saudi Arabia had defeated Soviet Occupation of Afghanistan

News Desk | GVS: In our part of the world you are still remembered as the person who headed Saudi Intelligence for 24 long years....

India defies US by showing solidarity with Russia

M K Bhadrakumar | In a highly significant diplomatic gesture, India showed solidarity with Russia in the UN General Assembly vote on Tuesday, which condemned...

US continuous drift towards India raises new risks for Pakistan

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | TRUMP Administration announced its National Security Strategy (NSS) on December 18, 2017. It is aimed at promoting a balance of...

‘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'...

Has Trump’s ‘America First’ security strategy been successful?

AFP | President Donald Trump used the launch of his first National Security Strategy on Monday to laud the benefits of cooperation with Russia, a...

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...

America flexing its muscles after China’s rise

Khurram Sajjad | After the recent increase of the discourse in print and electronic media on declining American power in front of the resurgence of...

Rare U.N. visit to North Korea ignites hope of mediation role

Reuters | United Nations political affairs chief Jeffrey Feltman arrived in North Korea on Tuesday for a rare visit that some analysts and diplomats hope...

Fight in the skies of Eastern Syria

Sophie Mangal | US Air Forces Central Command, Russian/Syrian aircraft crossed a de-confliction line into coalition airspace east of the Euphrates River 6-8 times a...

India refuses to condemn Trump’s Jerusalem decision

M K Bhadrakumar | The cat is out of the bag – the Modi government will not condemn the US President Donald Trump’s announcement recognising...

The benefits of joining Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Pakistan has been encountering devastating terrorism. The transnational terrorist organizations with the connivance of the neighbouring states intelligence agencies have...

Who is really interested in the solution of the Syrian conflict?

 Anna Jaunger | Speaking at a UN Security Council briefing several days ago, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock stressed that...

Russia still US’s number one enemy

Jacob G. Hornberger | Robert Mueller’s investigation of the Trump administration confirms the overarching power of the national-security establishment section of the federal government and what...

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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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