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Jamshed Dasti pleads for mercy from the snakes and scorpions in...

A video surfaced on Thursday, today, showing Member of National Assembly and Awami Raj Party chairperson Jamshed Dasti pleading for help from behind the...

Indian army officer who used Kashmiri youth as human shield praised...

Indian Army's Court of Inquiry (COI) on Monday acquitted the Indian officer accused of tying a man to his jeep and using him as...

America’s wars around the globe: Necessary and constitutional?

Jacob G. Hornberger | For 45 years, the United States was engaged in a Cold War against the Soviet Union and communism. In the 1960s,...

The Early history of Christianity and how it spread

Michael Kulikowski | The Roman Empire became Christian during the fourth century CE. At the century’s start, Christians were – at most – a substantial minority...

10 Gruesome Ways to be killed from across the World

10. Buried Alive: A method of execution which was used by the Chinese and Europeans for a long period of time. Europeans used it to...

Brutality against Pakistani Children Continues: Is there a solution?

Cases of children being maltreated by their employers, in Pakistan, are surfacing day in and day out. People employ children for "domestic help", which does...

Another child maid tortured in Pakistan’s Capital

Another child maid torture case has emerged in the Federal Capital on Saturday. A 12-year-old maid had been working with Raja Khurram Ali Khan...

Obama farewell includes forgiveness for Chelsea Manning who leaked information to...

US President Barack Obama has commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning. A former army intelligence operative, Manning was sentenced by court martial in 2013 to 35...

Trump cabinet appointments will ‘undo decades of progress’, rights activists say

Hawkish trio – Jeff Sessions as attorney general, Mike Pompeo as CIA chief and Michael Flynn as national security adviser – have made inflammatory...

U.S. Forces May Have Committed War Crimes in Afghanistan, Prosecutor Says

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Monday that she had a “reasonable basis to believe” that American soldiers committed war crimes in...

Where Even Nightmares Are Classified: Psychiatric Care at Guantánamo

Secrecy, mistrust and the shadow of interrogation at the American prison limited doctors’ ability to treat mental illness among detainees. Every day when Lt. Cmdr....

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