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THE INDIA-PAKISTAN FISHERMAN'S STORY: CAUGHT, JAILED, DIES, BODY WRAPPED IN RED TAPE

BEENA SARWAR

KARACHI: Imagine you are a fisherman. Born into poverty. Born in a small coastal village in India. Or Pakistan. (Hardly a matter of choice). You lead a tough life, following the profession of your father and grandfather. You a ..

SRI LANKA SETS UP OFFICE OF MISSING PERSONS AMIDST CRITICISM

THE CITIZEN BUREAU

NEW DELHI: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena recently signed the Office on Missing Persons (OMP) Act, paving the way to set up a body to help trace around 20,000 people who are still missing -- eight years after the end of ..

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NEPAL SIGNS TELECOM AGREEMENT WITH CHINA, BREAKS INDIA'S MONOPOLY

ARUN BUDHATHOKI

KATHMANDU: Nepal excitingly awaits the internet revolution beginning here from August 1. According to reports, Nepal will be connected with Hong Kong servers, boosting the landlocked nation’s internet speed and reducing the ..

UNDERSTANDING THE CORRUPTION CASE CURRENTLY GRIPPING PAKISTAN

THE CITIZEN BUREAU

NEW DELHI: Pakistan is in the middle of a heated political controversy, with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif under intense pressure from the political opposition and sections of the media to resign from his post. The uproar follows a ..

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KING OR COUNTRY?

HUMAYUN GAUHAR

My articles, I am told, fall in the category of ‘musings’. Nice. Muse away, I say, but try as I might, when one’s muse, my wife in my case, is far away in London for more than a year with nary a sign of returning, what to do? Eve ..

PANAMA PAPERS: SHARIF'S NEXT MOVE?

MOHAMMED RIZWAN

TORONTO: In a damning report, the Joint Investigating Team (JIT) formed by Supreme Court to investigate into Panama Papers revelations against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family, has held the PM responsible for money laund ..

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