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Pakistan hopes for generalized system of preferences extension as European investors...

News Analysis | Sajjad Karim, a member of the EU Parliament, has commented that Pakistan is on the right trajectory to gain an extension in...

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”....

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...

US suspends economic aid to Pakistan

News Analysis | On February 6, 2018 the US House of Representatives joined the Senate to end economic aid to Pakistan through a bill which...

Priyanka believes solutions needs to be found for rape and child...

News Desk | Priyanka Chopra believes every country has its problems and that there is a need to find the solution for rape and child...

India’s flirtation with the ‘war talk’ has Nuclear war clouds hovering...

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The Indian civil and military leadership’s irrational war-mongering could have disastrous consequences for the subcontinent in particular, and the South...

Saba Qamar gets a Filmfare nomination for ‘Hindi Medium’

News Desk | Pakistani actress Saba Qamar has been nominated for the 'Best Actress in a Leading Role' award at the illustrious Filmfare Awards for...

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...

US promises more action against Pakistan

News Analysis | The White House on Tuesday afternoon announced that further action would be taken against Pakistan. This was announced by US Press Secretary...

South Asia: shaky state of affairs, uncertain future

Andrew Korybko | South Asia is simmering as China and India wrestle with one another for influence in this strategic region. The two nominal BRICS...

Our top ten stories of year, GVS 2017

GVS Top Stories | Global Village Space (GVS) had a very successful opening year in 2017. We were off the mark from day one! Though,...

South Asian countries battle with obsession over fair skin

The Conversation | “Let’s scrub out that tan” is a common refrain in beauty parlours in India, where girls grow up with constant reminders that...

Carol singers arrested as Hindutva members go on a rampage in...

News Analysis | Six carol singers have been arrested in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh after a man accused them of trying to...

Take a tour of Rohtas Fort’s history

I was experiencing déjà vu. Had I been there before? It felt oddly familiar. The musty air and the satisfying grains of dust swirling...

Pentagon acknowledges Pakistan’s sacrifices during war on terror

News Analysis | The Pentagon has acknowledged the efforts of Pakistan to uproot terrorism from its soil and admitted that Pakistan had lost more lives...

US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis arrives in Islamabad

Reuters | U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Islamabad on Monday to ask Pakistan's civilian and military leadership to do more to rein in...

UK looks to save 500,000 people from slavery

Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation | Hundreds of thousands of people who have survived modern slavery or risk becoming enslaved in nations including Bangladesh, Nepal...

China’s Rohingya ‘doosra’ baffles India

M K Bhadrakumar | There is delightful irony that China has put forward a plan to resolve Rohingya refugees, which is so deceptively simple and...

Will India grant political asylum to Brahumdagh Bugti?

News Analysis | Leader of the proscribed Baloch Republican Party (BRP), Brahumdagh Bugti was dealt a severe blow when the Swiss government rejected his request...

Women flogged for adultery in Indonesia

A video has surfaced from Indonesia in which a woman is being brutally flogged for committing adultery. The woman can be seen kneeling before a...

How does the new US Defense Budget affect South Asia?

News Analysis | On Thursday, the US Congress passed the National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA) 2018 that allotted $700 billion for defense purposes. The NDAA...

Modi remains hugely popular in India: Pew Survey shocks his critics

Reuters | Nearly nine out of 10 Indians hold a favorable opinion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and more than two-thirds are satisfied with the...

RAW is trying to Sabotage CPEC: CJCSC

News Analysis | On Tuesday, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Zubair Mahmood Hayat said India’s premier intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing...

How Karachi Meteorological Department saved lives through its quick action

Reuters | When an unseasonal and potentially deadly heat wave loomed on weather forecasts last month, authorities in this port city took an unusual step:...

Just the assurance that Pakistan needed: But will it suffice?

News Analysis | The US assured Pakistan that no group will be allowed to launch attacks on Pakistan from Afghan soil, Foreign Secretary, Tehmina Janjua...

A helpless Foreign Minister?

News Analysis | Foreign Minister, Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that his ministry does not control the foreign policy of the country. The enunciation was...

South Asia must heed the lessons from history!

Salman Bashir | President Donald Trump's 'Regional Strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia' is a theoretical construct centred on Afghanistan, but in the light of...

Why the world should take India’s surgical strike hysteria seriously?

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The Indian ruling elite has adopted the multi-dimensional strategy to bully Pakistan. Although, its hysterical warmongering rhetoric does not intimidate...

Let’s build a positive ‘transactional relationship’ with the US

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery | U.S Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson will visit Pakistan next week to discuss the US vision for the new South...

South Asians remain hungrier than Botswana, Iraq & North Korea!

News Analysis | Home to the largest concentration of population on Earth, the region of South Asia has performed dismally in the current Global Hunger...

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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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