Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Campaign on Balochistan in Switzerland

By Dr. Qaiser Rashid In the first week of this month, eight plastic posters and one digital poster displaying the slogan of "Free Balochistan" appeared on poles along a street in Geneva, Switzerland. A spate...

Tragedy: Bonded labour still in practice, family of 15 freed from a brick kiln...

ISLAMABAD: The police helped free 15 of a family who were being held as bonded labourers by a brick kiln owner. The police produced the family in the Islamabad High Court which set them...

May, Bhutto and Terrorism

By Wajid Shamsul Hasan British Prime Minister Theresa May's address to the 72nd Annual session of UNGA in New York was music to my ears. In an emotional speech Ms May-her country becoming victim of...

BRICK Declaration and terrorist network

By Senator Afrasiab Khattak Uncertainty about the future of constitutional system is growing as the current civilian setup appears to be losing control over both the external and internal dimensions of the governance in Pakistan. Shahid...

Mr. Jinnah and the Rohingya

By Akbar Ahmed The Rohingya cause is lost, lamented Dr. Wakar Uddin's father on learning of Mr. Jinnah's death in 1948. Along with a Rohingya delegation, he had met Mr. Jinnah, the Quaid-i-Azam, twice in...

I remember Mir Murtaza Bhutto

By Bashir Riaz Pakistan recently celebrated its seventieth independence day. However, freedom has not come easily and the country has had to struggle against the shackles of dictatorship for several decades. It has been the...

Praying for Myanmar in Madinah

By Aijaz Zaka Syed IF Makkah represents the majesty and glory of God, Madinah is all about His love and mercy. Madinah embraces and welcomes you like some long lost friend, with its endless shower...

Mr. Jinnah and the Rohingya

The Rohingya cause is lost, lamented Dr. Wakar Uddin's father on learning of Mr. Jinnah's death in 1948. Along with a Rohingya delegation, he had met Mr. Jinnah, the Quaid-i-Azam, twice in Dacca before...

Chinese perceptions of CPEC

MOST discussions and analyses with regard to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) have a Pakistan-driven perspective, and rightly so. After all, we have to safeguard our national interests and ensure maximum benefits for the...

BB assassination case — a tragic trail

After 10 years, the Benazir Bhutto assassination case was decided by the Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC). But it seems that the 10 year long proceedings were just the act 1 of this tragic drama. The...