Mukesh Gupta/Reuters By Muhammad Shoaib Khan If you want to see heaven on earth, then you should visit the land of beauty, aka Kashmir. This land of beautiful sceneries, with fresh water rivers and lush green trees is situated in the north of Pakistan. It is considered a Paradise, a dream place for living. […]
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Reuters photo By Zeeshan A. Shah Over the last few decades Pakistan has gone through a major paradigm shift, both within its strategic placement within the region and with its allies all over the globe.
Evan Vucci/AP By Cynthia M. Lardner What the Trump Administration Needs to Learn about Soft Power
Reuters photo By Muhammad Shoaib Khan Ever heard about a society which is entirely polarized, but people are living for their interests instead of a cause? Heard of a country having the sixth largest army and is an atomic power, where the government didn’t have many resources to run the country but the politicians […]
Cem Yurtseven By Hira Azhar
Reuters photo By Muhammad Shoaib Khan Today, in the world of globalization, it is easy to access everything within the sphere of the universe. It is considered a remarkable achievement considering the ancient era.
Clark Lane/USN By Kanwal Abidi Makin Island has the largest afloat medical facility in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations and houses medical and dental facilities to support surgery, military and civilian casualties.
Reuters photo By Muhammad Shoaib Khan It is our home, it is our destiny. Heal the world and make it a better place for living.
Sohail Shahzad/EPA By Amnesty International Pakistan’s blasphemy laws are often used against religious minorities and others who are the target of false accusations, while emboldening vigilantes prepared to threaten or kill the accused, a new report by human rights NGO Amnesty International states.
Fayyaz Ahmed By Muhammad Shoaib Khan Education is the indispensable need of every individual in the society. It is necessary for everyone to seek education. It does not mean holding a degree or cramming books, in fact it’s the knowledge and awareness about everything related to an individual, i.e. the society, culture, norms, values, […]
Rehan Khan/EPA By Shahper Hassan Ours is a terribly sick society that under the cover of religion has taken altogether another path while distorting the meaning of religion. From top government officials down to the peon most of the people are corrupt and the establishment tops the corruption hierarchy.
By Cynthia M. Lardner It’s a deeply foreboding feeling knowing that world global stability and security are rapidly devolving. Even before the uncanny election of Donald Trump and his unpredictability as the presumed President-Elect, world leaders were already concerned about increased isolationism, a tipping of the economic scale from the West to the East, innumerable […]
Reuters photo By Shahper Hassan The fear of being attacked and the country’s overall economic condition were the reasons the establishment in Pakistan wanted to divert the attention of US/NATO forces and the international community to somewhere else.
AFP photo By Cynthia M. Lardner Many different radicalized extremist groups operate in Afghanistan, including the Afghan Taliban, Al-Qaeda, and ISIS. While ISIS and the Taliban share an ultraconservative interpretation of Islam with the avowed purpose of advancing radicalized Islam, the difference stops there. Whereas ISIS and al-Qaeda have adopted a global jihad against […]
AP photo By Anant Mishra India’s continuous efforts to bid for an entry in the Nuclear Suppliers Group not only made headlines, but sparked a debate from “false-neighbourhood” to “a dream too far” also.
Sohail Karman By Zeeshan A. Shah Pakistan is a country with over 53 million people. It is also blessed with over 12.5 million senior citizens who are the pride of the country and who have contributed to various endeavors over the years. Yet only about 2% of the population received old age benefits under […]
AFP photo By Shahper Hassan A state where citizens have no rights and where others interfere in your life and your privacy is breached is not a state, it’s a joke. Societies either stagnate or they evolve and they (societies) cannot evolve if citizens are kept ignorant and illiterate, not knowing about […]
AFP photo By Amnesty International Just 11 US-led coalition air strikes in Syria appear to have killed some 300 civilians, according to new analysis from human rights NGO Amnesty International today, despite US claims that only one person has been killed by such aerial attacks.
Naseer Ahmed/Reuters By Gul Yusufzai At least 59 people were killed and more than 100 wounded when gunmen wearing suicide vests stormed a Pakistani police training academy in the southwestern city of Quetta and took hostages, government officials said on Tuesday.
By Ananya S Guha God save the country It seems the concept of freedom fighters is reshaped and redesigned. Anyone shouting against another is a freedom fighter. Anyone raising the slogan of Bharat Mata is a freedom fighter, pitchforking this idea into a new analogy of love and martyrdom. Anyone dissenting is questioned […]
Marco Vernaschi By Joe Khamisi Over the past decade Africa has moved closer to the top tier of countries most involved in the international smuggling of illicit drugs.
By Sabena Siddiqi China and Pakistan started the China Pakistan Economic Corridor project in 2015, it is China’s largest investment in any foreign country to date and promises to be a game-changer for the entire region.
Indranil Mukherjee/AFP By Cynthia M. Lardner
Josh Haner By Tom Arms The residents of the Marshall Islands are the ultimate modern age victims. If they don’t die from cancer inflicted by nuclear testing they will drown from rising sea levels caused by climate change.
AP photo By Zeeshan A. Shah Most emerging nations carry additional environmental challenges, battling with the food, water and energy crisis also.
By Kanwal Abidi New York’s attorney general ordered Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s charitable foundation to immediately stop fundraising in the state, warning that a failure to do so would be a “continuing fraud.”
UNICEF photo By Amnesty International Wealthy countries have shown a complete absence of leadership and responsibility, leaving just ten countries, which account for less than 2.5% of world GDP, to take in 56% of the world’s refugees, said Amnesty International in a comprehensive assessment of the global refugee crisis published.
Shahid Ali By Zeeshan A. Shah In 1947, Pakistan became a sovereign state. Since then, Karachi became the capital city and the tipping point for discovery, exploration, history and economics – the city of hope. Due to the high birth rate in Pakistan, similar to other low income high populated countries in the developing […]
Banaras Khan/AFP By Zeeshan A. Shah Global Sea levels have been rising at an alarming rate this century. Since 1900, the recorded rise in sea levels has been documented at the rate of 0.6 inches per decade but post 1992, recorded levels have seen an increase to 1.2 inches per decade – a […]