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The serious oil crisis in Pakistan

By Mohammad Zubair The announcement was sudden. No one expected that in the late hours of June 26, the notification for an unprecedented oil price increase...

World crisis and SC responsibilities

By Vladimir Putin(President of Russia) Seventy-five years have passed since the end of the Great Patriotic War, many generations have grown up over...

BLA attack on PSX: A lesson to learn

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal The killing of eight people in the militant attack on the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) in Karachi on Monday has sent shock...

Afghan issue: Zalmay Khalidzad’s shuttle service

By Rustam Shah Mohmand US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad paid his second visit to Islamabad in less than a month on July 1 and held consultations...

Justice Isa Case: Judgement from here to nowhere

By Wajid Shamsul Hasan The beauty of the judgement in Justice Faez’s isa’s reference is that it does not apportion a victory for any one....

Don’t tear down statues

By Pervez Hoodbhoy WINSTON Churchill was a terrible man. He authorised use of chemical weapons against Afghans and Kurds, called China “a barbaric nation”, spoke...

Politics of opportunism – a dilemma for Kashmir

By Mir Junaid  What’s ailing Kashmir?  IT is criminal parenthood. Yes, the last thirty years can be likened to a situation where...

Thousands still missing in Pakistan – where are they?

By I. A. Rehman SINCE the issue of Covid 19 has been decided — that those who cannot avoid getting infected cannot be saved —...

Pakistan army’s Afghan diplomacy

By Robert Gallimore In these times of grim global outlooks, international relations in Central Asia are not the obvious place to start looking for succour; even...

Benazir Bhutto – Symbol of democratic struggle

By Wajid Shamsul Hasan The dastardly assassination on 27 December 2007 of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan’s twice-elected Prime Minister and the Islamic world’s most outstanding ever female...