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Angelina Jolie says women must be included in Afghan talks

AFP | American actor and United Nations special envoy Angelina Jolie has called for women to have a central role in ongoing Afghanistan peace talks,...

Poor diet linked to 1 in 5 deaths globally: study

AFP | One in five deaths globally are linked to poor diet, experts said Thursday, warning that overconsumption of sugar, salt and meat was killing...

Squaring the circle: US challenges China on Xinjiang – Dr. James...

Dr. James M Dorsey | A draft US resolution that would designate a Pakistani militant as a global terrorist threatens to be China’s, and possibly...

Mozambique, Zimbabwe cyclone deaths exceed 300 as UN boosts aid

AFP | The death toll from a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique and Zimbabwe rose to more than 300 as rescuers raced against the clock...

World court to rule on Iran’s billions frozen in US

AFP | The International Court of Justice on Wednesday will give its decision on a bid by Iran to recover $2 billion in frozen assets...

APS survivor becomes first Pakistani to receive ‘Points of Light Award’...

News Desk | Ahmad Nawaz, a survivor of the terrorist attack on Army Public School Peshawar, has been given "Points of Light Award" from 10...

TMUC MUN moot presided over by foreign diplomats

News Desk | The Millennial University College Islamabad successfully held its annual three-day Model United Nations – MUN 2018 – in Islamabad at its Bahria...

Chabahar Port: The end of Gwadar?

Dr. Zafar Jaspal | India, Iran, and Afghanistan have been laboring to establish a new transit route. The new transit route would link Afghanistan and...

Russia, Turkey, Iran renew push for new Syrian constitution

AFP | Russia, Turkey, Iran and the United Nations voiced hope Tuesday that a committee charged with writing a new Syrian constitution will start work...

Up to 85,000 children ‘dead of starvation or disease in Yemen’

AFP | As many as 85,000 infants under the age of five may have died from starvation or disease since 2015 in war-ravaged Yemen, humanitarian...

Media silent as 7 Palestinians shot by Israel in Gaza

AFP | Seven Palestinians were shot and wounded by Israeli fire in Gaza Friday, the health ministry in the enclave said, in the quietest weekly...

Nikki Haley suddenly resigns as Trump’s UN ambassador

AFP | Nikki Haley abruptly resigned Tuesday as the US ambassador to the United Nations, in the latest departure from President Donald Trump's often shifting...

Russia vows to crush Syria jihadists once and for all

AFP | Russia on Friday warned it will not allow jihadists in Syria to be sent to Afghanistan or elsewhere under a deal reached with...

India’s Saffron Justice: The Rise of the Hindutva State under BJP...

Sarmad Ishfaq | Although it appears that Pakistan is perpetually portrayed as a hotbed for violence against minorities, it is ironically India that fits this...

Coalition says to open humanitarian corridors from Yemen’s Hodeida

AFP | A Saudi-led military alliance fighting in Yemen said Monday it would open humanitarian corridors between two key rebel strongholds the Red Sea city...

Foreign Minister arrives in New York for United Nations General Assembly...

News Analysis | The foreign minister of Pakistan, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, left for New York on Saturday the 22nd of September to attend the 73rd...

Fearing attacks from above, Syrians in Idlib head underground

AFP | The grotto in northwestern Syria has already saved his children's lives once. Fearing more air attacks, Abdulmonem is expanding the makeshift bomb shelter...

Indian army has crossed all limits of cruelty in Indian Occupied...

Mustansar Hussain Tasir | Indian forces on September 13, 2018, as a part of their incessant campaign of terror and mayhem, took lives of eight Kashmiri youngsters...

Yemen pro-govt forces say main rebel Hodeida roads seized

AFP | Yemeni government forces, backed by a Saudi-led coalition, on Wednesday seized rebel supply routes into the key port city of Hodeida, military sources...

The U.S-Russia blame game over chemical weapons in Syria

News Analysis | In the latest of developments in Syria, where the government forces are heading for a final nail in the coffin of rebellion...

Russia strikes, rebel shelling around Syria’s Idlib as powerbrokers meet

AFP | Russian air strikes killed five people in Syria's Idlib Friday, a monitor said, even as the brutal war's top three power brokers discussed...

What led to 1965 war? – Part 1

Saleem Akhtar Malik l The 1965 War Kashmir is simmering with a brazen homegrown resistance movement against the Indian state. Since last year, Kashmir is back...

Prime Minister of Pakistan given wrong advice on not going to...

Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani | 73rd session of the UN General Assembly will open on 18 September. The General-Debate will start from 25 September 2018...

Calling Kashmir issue a territorial dispute is in itself dehumanizing?

Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai | November 12, 2017. New York. “It was an honor to have an hour-long meeting with Ambassador Yusuf Buch at his...

Caretaker Federal Cabinet takes oath at Aiwan-e-Sadr

News Analysis | A six-member caretaker federal cabinet sworn in at a ceremony held at the President house Islamabad on Tuesday. President Mamnoon Hussain administered the...

Kuwait at UN seeks backing for Palestinian protection

AFP | Kuwait on Tuesday circulated a watered-down draft UN Security Council resolution on setting up an international protection mission for the Palestinians in a...

Syria to head UN’s body for disarmament, an ironical twist

News Analysis | In a paradox, Syria has been appointed as the head of the United Nations-backed disarmament body as the result of the rotation...

A nobel prize for death to trump

Jacob G Hornberger | Trumpsters are hoping that President Trump is able to enter into a peace treaty with North Korea that brings an end...

Pakistan’s blue gold: A lurking fear

Shahzaib Khan | Water is key for a sustainable future. It plays a vital role because it is the most important aspect that ensures food...

Rehman Malik demands Nawaz to retract his statement

News Analysis | Senator Rehman Malik criticized ousted former PM Nawaz Sharif over a highly controversial interview with Dawn and demanded that Nawaz should retract...

Meghan Markle: LA actress with the fairytale role

AFP | Meghan Markle once struggled for roles but the US actress has now landed the biggest part of all as she prepares to marry...

Indians slam Emma Watson for supporting Asifa Bano’s Lawyer

News Desk | Hollywood star Emma Watson received backlash on social media after tweeting in support of Deepika Rajawat, who is the defense counsel for...

Israel pulls out of race for UN Security Council seat

AFP | Israel dropped out Friday of a race for a Security Council seat in 2019 and 2020 following a campaign by Arab states at...

Indian advertisement teaches even boys can do the laundry

News Desk |  The Indian advertisement of 'Comfort Conditioner' brand has challenged gender roles in their new advertisement. The makers have endeavored to show that...

Indian Malevolence in Maldives

Qamar Cheema | Maldives is troubled country where elected and unelected offices vie for power and political system is vulnerable. Country lacks democratic maturity and...

Is Pakhtun Tahaffuz Movement really staging “engineered protests”?

News Analysis | The Chief of the Army Staff General, Qamar Javed Bajwa, has categorically stated that nobody is allowed to start or to be...

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