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India and Pakistan cannot go head-on in conflict, PM Khan

News Analysis | Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that for two nuclear-armed countries like India and Pakistan, opting for an armed resolution is suicide....

Eid-ul-Adha 2017: Glimpses from around the world

Eid-ul-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, is the second most revered festival in the Muslim world, which is celebrated to mark the end of...

Trump threatens Turkey with sanctions: Moscow hopes he is serious!

M K Bhadrakumar | The frequency with which US President Donald Trump holds out threats to other countries is such that he is no longer...

Erdogan Congratulates Imran on his electoral victory

News Desk | The Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan congratulated Imran Khan on Tuesday, through a telephonic conversation, on the success of General Elections 2018, held...

An alleged spy stirs trade war between Turkey and U.S.

News Analysis | After calling President Recep Tayyip  Erdogan to intervene into the matter, when a Turkish court ordered to keep the Turkey-based US pastor...

Iraqi farmers fight to save cattle from drought

AFP | Iraqi farmer Sayyed Sattar knows he'll soon have to let some of his buffalo go as he surveys the herd bathing in a...

Turkey says it has new evidence against Gulen which could help...

News Analysis | Turkish Minister of Justice said that new evidence has been discovered which shows that U.S based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen was directly...

Cherry picking: China looks to replace US farm goods in trade...

AFP | American cherries are tantalisingly sweet. They are so loaded with sugar and low on water that China's home-grown cherries cannot compete on taste...

Pakistan’s Economy may become worse under FATF’s grey list

News Analysis | The Foreign Office (FO), on Thursday, said that Pakistan can be removed from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF’s) so-called grey-list of...

Huge expat turn out in Turkish Presidential and parliamentary elections

News Analysis | On April 18, The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced that the country will be heading for snap elections once again. Devlet Bahçeli,...

US-Turkey agree ‘roadmap’ on Kurd-held Manbij in Syria

AFP | Turkish and US officials on Friday agreed on a "roadmap" for further cooperation to ensure the security of a Kurdish-held city which became...

Syrian Kurd traders suffer from twin tax systems

AFP | Many Kurds in Syria may dream of self-rule, but for business owners in the semi-autonomous region in the country's north, it now comes...

Book Review: Honor by Elif Shafak

News Analysis | “There were many legends about these rocks and behind every legend a story of forbidden love.” ― Elif Shafak, Honor I had heard a lot of...

Erdogan hosts Islamic summit to back Palestinians, condemn Israel

AFP | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday hosts for the second time in half a year a summit of the world's main pan-Islamic...

ISIS and Al-Qaeda: The Muslim Jihadist Organizations or the Covert Projects...

Merwah Qureshi | Terrorism has engulfed the whole globe but it has played havoc in the Muslim world. The world has known famous and notorious...

Growing tensions between Syrians and Turks in ‘little Syria’

AFP | Some call it "little Syria" since it is impossible to walk down the main shopping streets in the southern Turkish city of Gaziantep...

Erdogan in Britain for talks with ‘valuable’ ally

AFP | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Britain was a "valuable and reliable" strategically after he arrived in the UK on Sunday ahead of...

Imran Abbas to act as Syrian-Turk Spy in his first Hollywood...

News Desk | Pakistan's famous actor Imran Abbas has signed a British feature film titled 'Trojan Horse'. Imran’s first project in Hollywood, where he is...

FIA formulating a million rupee action plan to curb Human smuggling...

News Analysis | Interior Ministry has formulated a plan and forwarded a summary to Prime Minister Khaqan Abbasi to approve the measures and allocate funds...

“Saffronization” of India: US Federal Commission Report

News Analysis | Religious freedom conditions witnessed a "downward trend" in India last year, as Hindu-nationalist groups sought to "saffronize" it through violence, intimidation, and...

Russia, Turkey, Iran to hold Syria talks

AFP | The foreign ministers of Russia, Iran and Turkey were set to hold talks on Syria Saturday in the wake of an alleged chemical...

PTM: A Pashtun Spring..?

Murtaza Shibli | Manzoor Pashteen swears by his commitment and dedication to the cause of Pashtuns who have become victims of an endless war. In...

When the best and the brightest betray a nation!

Haider Raza Mehdi | A grandfather tells his grandson there are two wolves inside us, always at war with each other. One is a good...

The last rebel-held pocket near Damascus to fall soon: Syrian Army

News Analysis | Evacuations from the rebel-held town of Douma near the Syrian capital were suspended on Thursday, after fighters from Army of Islam refused...

Russia cements relations with Turkey as the development of Nuclear Power...

News Analysis | Russian President Vladimir Putin, along with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, officially inaugurated the development of first-ever nuclear power plant at Akkuyu,...

International Community needs to unite to end Afghan war

Asia Maqsood | A declaration calling for an ‘Afghan-led and Afghan-owned’ peace process has been adopted in two-day mega international meeting on March 26-27, 2018...

Turkey expects Iraq to clear the Kurdish mess

News Analysis | The President of Turkey, Recep Erdogan, on Monday, said that if Iraqi forces fail to clear out PKK militants in Sinjar, the...

Pakistan: Hard choices ahead for a ‘Soft State’

Munir Akram | In his well-researched book, “A Hard Country”, Anatol Lieven attributed Pakistan’s survival from persistent internal and external crises to the extraordinary resilience...

Nestle Pakistan working towards inclusion and gender diversity

News Analysis | Nestle Pakistan presented a study titled ‘Gender Diversity: A business case’ at the 2nd Annual United Nations Women Empowerment Principles in Action...

Erdogan criticized West for not supporting Turkey’s offensive in Afrin

News Analysis | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blasted NATO for not supporting the military action which Turkey launched against Kurdish stronghold in Afrin region...

Amir Khan’s Instagram debut dedicated to mother Zeenat Hussain

News Desk | Amir Khan, the phenomenal actor in the Indian Film Industry is celebrating his 53rd birthday today. Just a day ahead of his...

India’s unprovoked violence kills three Kashmiri young men

News Analysis | Indian forces have killed three Kashmiri youths in the city of Islamabad in Kashmir, on March 12, 2018, according to local and...

Pakistan’s Horticulture Industry: Issues & ways to step forward

Beenish S Alvi | Coinciding with industrial revolution, the second agricultural revolution unlocked new horizons of nature reaping many benefits provided by mechanical technology. But...

Pakistan’s new ambassador to US?

News Analysis | Ali Jahangir Siddiqui has been nominated as the new US ambassador by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. The previous Ambassador, Aizaz Chaudhry’s...

New Axis of Evil?

News Analysis | In widely publicized comments, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia included Turkey, Iran and radical religious groups in his new definition of...

The Syrian quagmire

News Analysis | The world was horrified yet again by gruesome images of Syrian children being torn to shreds by indiscriminate shelling and international media seems...

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