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PAKISTAN'S FOREIGN POLICY DISASTER: ARMY ROASTS SHARIF

MOHAMMED RIZWAN

TORONTO: Pakistan managed to avoid this lethal bullet of extremely delicate regional powerplay far too long. It managed to keep Iran neutral while playing Lolita to Saudi Arabia, accepting all goodies the Saudi generosity showered ..

TRUST DEFICIT CONTINUES TO PLAGUE RELATIONS BETWEEN NORTH SRI LANKA AND COLOMBO

JEHAN PERERA

COLOMBO: During the period of the previous government May 18 became a day of tension in the North. The previous government celebrated the war victory over the LTTE in the South of the country, while prohibiting any public memorial ..

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THE RISE OF VIGILANTISM....IN PAKISTAN

DAANIKA KAMAL

ISLAMABAD: Ten days and three acts of vigilantism – the murder of Mashal Khan in Mardan, three burqa cladsisters gunning down a man accused of blasphemy in Sialkot, and Shehbaz shooting three friends on the assumption that o ..

CAN BANGLADESH BECOME AN ECONOMIC POWERHOUSE?

ERESH OMAR JAMAL

DHAKA: According to Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Bangladesh has the potential to become the world’s 23rd largest economy by 2050.

In a report released earlier this month, PwC also predicted Bangladesh would be ..

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CHINA-PAKISTAN ECONOMIC CORRIDOR: MANY Q'S, FEW ANSWERS

MOHAMMED RIZWAN

TORONTO: As noise pollution is escalating on the Pakistani airwaves with one buzzword – CPEC – the secrecy shrouding the $55 billion economic project is getting denser by the day. The promises and vows to make this ass ..

SUBTEXT OF PM MODI'S VISIT TO SRI LANKA: NATIONAL SECURITY COMES FIRST FOR BOTH

JEHAN PERERA

COLOMBO: There was some uncertainty whether Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Sri Lanka to join the country in its celebration of the International Day of Vesak would turn embarrassing to the host government.

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