Sunday, May 26, 2019

Ban on govt ads for Dawn

By Javed Jabbar THE reported ban by the federal government on government advertising in Dawn itself deserves to be banned. The Supreme Court should take...

IS – a big hurdle for Afghan peace

By Manish Rai The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack on the centrally located Communications Ministry building in Kabul last month. A local arm...

First meeting of Pak Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir

By Dr Syed Nazir Gilani People of Kashmir, their sympathisers and human rights defenders have a sense of relief that Pakistan Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir held...

Sad demise of Dr Naseer Shaikh

By Wajid Shamsul Hasan Professor Dr Naseer A Shaikh, Adviser Overseas Pakistanis in the government of the Shaheed prime minister Benazir Bhutto and personal doctor to...

Banning Masood Azhar – a major test for Pakistan

By Zahid Hussain The designation of the head of the Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Masood Azhar, as a global terrorist by a UN...

Pakistan, Central and South Asia and changing world order

By Salman Bashir Not too long ago, global interdependence was considered the underlying constant for a prosperous and peaceful world. But now, power competitions and rivalry...

China’s U-turn over UN labelling of Masood Azhar

By Michael Kugelman When it comes to China and Masood Azhar, it turns out that the fifth time was the charm. On four previous occasions, the...

Unbridled population: A ticking challenge

By Senator Sehar Kamran “If we want to rise as a nation we need to value human development indicators and formulate policies that ensure sustainable growth...

Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi – most wanted man on earth

By Suadad Al-Salhy Sitting cross-legged, the overweight man with a gray-streaked beard spoke slowly and softly. Clad in quasi-military clothes, an AK-47 assault rifle by his...

Loya jirga mandate to boost Ashraf Ghani’s image

By Rustam Shah Mohmand Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani’s four day loya jirga, which literally means ‘Grand Assembly,’ concluded on Friday. The jirga was attended by 3,200...