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Arrests in Europe over plot to attack Iran opposition rally

AFP | Belgium, France and Germany have detained six people, including an Iranian diplomat, over an alleged plot to bomb a weekend rally by an...

Hassan Rouhani in Europe to support for nuclear deal

AFP | Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Switzerland on Monday at the start of European trip billed as of "prime importance" after the US...

16 teams make it through to World Cup’s knockout stages

AFP | After 15 days of triumphs, tears and controversy, the World Cup's group stage drew to a close on Thursday. Here, AFP Sport ranks...

Smoking: a rundown on lighting up

AFP | Every minute, smokers get through nearly 11 million cigarettes and 10 die from the habit, experts say, in an industry that generates billions...

Australian Scientist commits assisted suicide in Switzerland

AFP | A 104-year-old Australian scientist on Thursday committed assisted suicide in Switzerland where he went to die after his home country denied him the...

Switzerland at epicenter of cryptocurrency revolution

AFP | Switzerland has become a global hub for cryptocurrencies and the block chain technology they are built on, with investors flocking to the wealthy...

COAS inaugurates desalination plant in Gwadar

News Analysis | Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa laid the foundation of a water desalination plant in Gwadar on Sunday. Speaking on...

Davos presents golden opportunity for Pakistan

Ikram Sehgal | The World Economic Forum (WEF)’s Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland is a major creative force for engaging top leaders from across the...

World Economic Forum bestows Shah Rukh Khan with Crystal Award

News Analysis |  Superstar Shah Rukh Khan was honoured with a Crystal Award at World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Monday. The actor was...

Countries risk the lives of their citizens at the Korean Winter...

Adel Karim | Recently British Foreign Office (FO) outlined the countries where terrorists are “very likely” or “likely” to strike during various national and Christian...

Study reveals rubber bullets are not safe

AFP | About three in every 100 people injured by rubber bullets died as a result, according to a review of recorded casualties published Tuesday,...

Unprecedented power grab could come to haunt Mohammed bin Salman

James M. Dorsey | Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has won the first round of what could prove to be an unprecedented power grab...

Is India safe for foreign tourists?

News Analysis | External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj sought information from the Uttar Pradesh government on a news report of a young Swiss couple being...

Canada enters the age of “Hijab Phobia”

Shiffa Yousafzai | The Western debate about Muslim women wearing “Hijab” and “Niqab” is not new and people, on both sides of the divide, have been...

Does the growth in FDI depict the true picture of Pakistan’s...

News Analysis | In contradiction to the current debate bashing Pakistan economy for its poor performance, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) released its report on Wednesday....

Pakistan has much stronger credentials for NSG membership than India

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The full membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is significant for Pakistan. The inclusion in the Group not only...

Why has India given Rupees 7 billion to ‘Balochistan Liberation Army’?

News Analysis | Political analyst Agha Iqrar Haroon has claimed that India has spent Rs 7 billion to run an anti-Pakistan campaign in Geneva, Switzerland...

Big bang theory explained

Asif Haroon Raja | The universe is 13 billion and 18 crore years old. The universe came into existence as a result of a Big...

Interventionism and the Korean crisis

Jacob G. Hornberger | If the war ends up breaking out in Korea, President Trump, the Pentagon, and the CIA will be announcing that it was...

Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations across the globe!

Eid-ul-Fitr is an auspicious and the most awaited celebration of the year in the Muslim world. From the Moroccan deserts to the plains of...

China shocks the west by supporting globalization?

In a major speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Chinese President Xi Jinping positioned himself as a defender of globalization and...

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