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Saudi Arabia surrenders great mosque in Brussels

James M Dorsey | Saudi Arabia, in an indication that it is serious about shaving off the sharp edges of its Sunni Muslim ultra-conservatism, has...

British Court to decide whether to let Julian Assange – Wikileaks...

AFP with News Desk | A British court is to decide Tuesday whether to lift a UK arrest warrant for Julian Assange, potentially paving the...

PM Abbasi ends 15 year wait and inaugurates Lyari Expressway

News Analysis | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, with a sigh of relief from Karachiites, inaugurated the Lyari Expressway near the site area in Karachi,...

Over 200 militants lay down arms in Balochistan

News Analysis | At least 200 separatist militants have laid down their arms and announced becoming a part of the national mainstream on Thursday at...

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,...

How will rising extremism in Pakistan affect its ties with the...

James M Dorsey | A recent government surrender to militant demands for stricter adherence to Islam mediated by the military coupled with the release from...

State Surrender

Saad Rasool | As the nation recovers from TLY’s dharnas in Islamabad and Lahore, one lamentable fact has become painfully clear: no matter who the...

Islamabad sit-in: Will the state surrender?

News Analysis | The question about the role of religion in public life in Pakistan has always been there. Some favored an Islamic society, some...

Can football help end Gulf crisis?

James M. Dorsey | A target of massive Saudi investment, the Maldives severed diplomatic relations with Qatar hours after a Saudi-UAE-led alliance of largely financially...

A sorry tale of lawyers vandalism and ‘judicial surrender’

Saad Rasool | Just as our national gaze is focused on NAB references against the Sharif family, the review petition in Panama case, and Benazir...

Gulf crisis is merely a family squabble: ‘James Dorsey’

James M. Dorsey | A three-month old crisis in the Gulf that has pitted Qatar against an alliance led by the UAE and Saudi Arabia...

Bombs for the Taliban: Is the US prolonging the Afghan war,...

News Analysis | Amid increasing turmoil in Afghanistan, top US officials, Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, have given a good...

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