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PAKISTAN LOSES BOTH AT HOME AND ABROAD

FAHD HUMAYUN

ISLAMABAD: The picture is depressingly familiar: with another warm-weather fighting season upon Afghanistan, efforts to crowd-source an international fall guy for a war gone south is disingenuously pitting public opinion against P ..

2016 BLOODIEST YEAR IN AFGHANISTAN SINCE US INVASION: NEW APPROACH NEEDED FOR PEACE

JESSICA NEUWIRTH

NEW YORK: When the United States went to war in Afghanistan in 2001, the Taliban’s despicable treatment of women was cited by First Lady Laura Bush as one of the main reasons for going to war. Yet, since that regime fell 15 ..

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INDIA-PAKISTAN HOLD INDUS WATER COMMISSION TALKS AFTER TWO YEARS

AYESHA L. SETHI

NEW DELHI: After a gap of almost two years owing to bilateral tensions stemming from the Uri attack, officials from India and Pakistan met today in Islamabad for a two-day Indus Water Commission meeting. The talks come as Pakistan ..

THE THREE ARE ALTAF HUSSAIN, NAWAZ SHARIF AND ASIF ZARDARI

HUMAYUN GAUHAR

The chessboard represents our odious status quo created by our man eating political system; the pieces are the beneficiaries of the system and their minions. They drag the country down and deny the people their rights and pull them down increasing ..

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PAKISTAN ROPES IN FACEBOOK TO FIGHT 'BLASPHEMY'

GAYETI SINGH

NEW DELHI: Pakistan has asked Facebook to look into so-called “blasphemous” content posted by Pakistanis on the social media platform. The Interior Ministry says that Facebook has agreed to send a team to Pakistan to l ..

CHINA NEEDS TO BE MORE INVESTED IN NEPAL

ARUN BUDHATHOKI

KATHMANDU: China has long been a special friend of Nepal. These two nations have maintained a cordial and sound relationship with each other for decades. In fact,

Nepal strictly follows the One-China policy and do ..

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