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World Economic Forum is more than a rich man’s club

Ikram Sehgal | Named for the Alpine resort town in which the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting is held, the prevailing misconception is that...

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...

Was Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif forbidden from speaking at Davos?

News Analysis Pakistani Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif's participation in the World Economic Forum, at Davos, Switzerland, in the third week of January, has created somewhat...

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...

8 Men control as much wealth as the poorest 50% the...

A new Oxfam Report has a number of startling claims about wealth inequality around the world – the world’s eight richest people control the...

America’s dominance is over. By 2030, we’ll have a handful of...

Robert Muggah | World Economic Forum The world's political landscape in 2030 will look considerably different to the present one. Nation states will remain the...

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Do We need to Worry about Pakistan’s Planned Troop Deployment in...

News Desk | On Friday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved the decision to send Pakistani troops to Saudi Arabia under a longstanding defense cooperation between...

PadMan’s director upset that Pakistan not showing movie

PadMan director Balki says he is planning a special screening of a movie for Pakistani human rights activist Malala Yousafzai. He says that the...

Emma Watson welcomes new guidelines to tackle harassment

News Desk | On Wednesday, Feminist and Hollywood actress Emma Watson stood in support of the new guidelines developed to tackle harassment and bullying in...

Is PTI facing an existential crisis?

News Desk | Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Fauzia Kasuri claims that her party, PTI, is facing an existential threat. She said this while addressing...

Government sets in motion PIA privatization process

News Desk | The government of Pakistan has decided to start the long-awaited privatization of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA). Prime Minister...

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