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Despite United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights’ recent report, violations continue in the Indian occupied valley. Monday saw Indian occupation forces locking down parts of the Indian occupied valley and police firing tear gas at protesters defying a curfew to march against the shooting death...

For more than six months, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip have protested along the fence with Israel demanding their right to return to the homes and land their families were expelled from 70 years ago. The Great March of Return rallies culminated on May 15 to mark what Palestinians refer to as the Nakba, or Catastrophe – a reference to the forced removal of 750,000...

The U.S. and arms market

December 20, 2018

A latest research report says the U.S. weapon manufacturers lead the list of top 100 weapons’ sellers with a 57 percent share of arms sales. According to the report, the U.S. companies gained a lot from the U.S. Department of Defense’s constant demand for weapons. The pro-war U.S. foreign policy is intended to serve the interests of military industrial complex as the...

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez of Spain has been hit hard by the recent anti-government protests which took place in 200 cities. It seems that the anger of Spanish citizens is such that Sanchez administration is incapable of managing it. Spanish citizens previously used to pursue their economic demands in the elections, or in public polls. Nevertheless, the situation seems...

The victory of Congress in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan means the heaviest defeat for Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the last four years. The BJP swept to power in 2014 on the slogan: this time it’s Modi’s government. Yet the ruling party’s defeat in three key state elections signals that all will not be smooth sailing when the citizenry...

Hockey fiasco

December 16, 2018

Performance of Pakistan hockey team at World Cup has embarrassed the nation once again. Pakistan could not win a single match in the mega event and crashed out from the competition in the crossovers stage that can be counted as pre-quarter finals stage. Pakistan drew one match with Malaysia 1-1, lost to Germany 1-0 but in other two matches Pakistan conceded 5 goals each...

The PTI traded barbs with the PML-N in the National Assembly after the latter accused it of using the accountability watchdog to victimize the opposition leadership. Former prime minister and PML-N MNA Shahid Khaqan Abbasi while addressing the House that NA Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif was arrested, however till date no case has been formed against him, it seems accountability...

Obscuring the modus operandi of the British departure from the European Union is a combined step taken by the British government and European authorities. Simultaneously, the British government, with its extensive gloomy propaganda against the Brexit, is in the hunt for reorganizing a referendum. In other words, the European authorities are trying to direct the public...

The rise of the far-right in different European parliaments, the new round of military threats fueled by the possible US withdrawal of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty between the US and Russia, and the recent yellow-vest movement speak volumes of threats facing the Green Continent. Europe’s political, economic and military stability that has prevailed...

Seeking to inject new energy into the long-stalled Afghan peace process, the top American diplomat charged with helping find a way to end the war the US Special Envoy for Afghan reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad is on his third visit to Pakistan since he took charge of the office dealing with peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan in September. He accompanied Secretary...

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