The government’s retraction of the permission to screen Zindagi Tamasha gave certain religious elements a greater sense of empowerment.
05 Mar 2020 2:02 AM
Roughly, 3,500 American and allied troops have been killed in a war costing trillions of dollars.
22 Feb 2020 3:14 AM
US President Donald Trump’s threat to destroy cultural heritage, which includes religious places in Iran, gives a more ominous twist to the crisis.
10 Jan 2020 12:22 AM
The attack on the Army Public School demonstrated how the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan had often targeted the country’s most vulnerable citizens.
04 Jan 2020 12:23 AM
Saudi Arabia may have its own reasons to oppose the KL Summit but it could not prevent other countries from participating.
26 Dec 2019 12:39 AM
Musharraf is required to be present in the country to file an appeal against his conviction but his return is improbable.
19 Dec 2019 4:47 AM
As highlighted in the report, the lack of a clear strategy and conflicting objectives has dogged the war from the outset.
13 Dec 2019 1:59 AM
When extensions are seen to be part of political power games, then it also affects the military’s professionalism.
28 Nov 2019 5:25 AM
Nawaz Sharif has finally flown out but it’s not curtains yet. It’s now the beginning of Act 2 of the ongoing political saga.
21 Nov 2019 2:24 AM
The terms for pulling back from the brink are not known yet; there will, however, be no clear winner in this game of thrones.
07 Nov 2019 2:14 AM
A major objection was that there was no assurance from the Taliban to adhere to a permanent ceasefire.
17 Oct 2019 5:46 AM
The JUI-F’s staunch anti-American public stance and his pro-Taliban image did not come in the way of his pragmatism.
11 Oct 2019 12:17 AM
Among the Taliban’s negotiating team were also four former inmates of Guantanamo.
07 Sep 2019 12:00 AM
PTI support revolves almost entirely around Imran Khan’s personal charisma and popular appeal, though that too is diminishing.
01 Aug 2019 12:00 AM
Trump’s comments about Kashmir too indicate his administration’s changing stance over a lingering problem that is causing instability in South Asia.
25 Jul 2019 12:00 AM
Khan’s “Wasim Akram-plus” seems to have finally blossomed into a fine craftsman engineering defections within the opposition ranks.
04 Jul 2019 12:00 AM
Trump’s threat of obliterating Iran may be exaggerated but the danger of tensions spiralling out of control cannot be minimised.
27 Jun 2019 12:36 AM
The noose had been tightening around him for long and it was just a matter of time before he would be nabbed.
13 Jun 2019 3:09 AM
A co-founder of the Afghan Taliban movement, his role is seen as critical to the effort to end the 18-year war.
30 Mar 2019 12:10 AM
America’s desperation to pull out is itself seen as a victory for the Taliban who have gained greater international recognition over the years.
01 Feb 2019 12:24 AM