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The US President Donald Trump has announced a short-term deal for the time being to reopen the government, ending the longest shutdown in U.S. history. The measure was passed by the Senate Friday afternoon and the House later approved it before sending it to Trump, who later signed it in the nocturnal hour....

The PTI government appears to have taken a more rational approach to CPEC’s contribution to national development. While, the previous government thrived on perceptions of largesse and gigantic government spending primarily through Chinese funding, the incumbent government’s approach has been to highlight the country’s development constraints in light of its distending...

Opposition parties termed the mini budget as anti-people while stated that government with the presented mini budget only to provide benefit to multinational companies and rich people and it had nothing for the poor. The government while presenting third finance bill for current fiscal year in National Assembly, termed it as an economic reforms package which was needed...

There is no doubt that still there is a dire need to extend the tenure of military courts and the PTI-led government has decided in principle to give another extension to the military courts for a period of two years and outline laws in this regard have already been prepared as confusion over the expiry time of these courts. However, the federal government is facing a...

In 2019 Europe the chief source of tension appears to be the power struggle between the two leading and conflicting political ideologies; the pro-Europeanism movement that favors European integration and membership in the European Union as contrary to the developing Eurosceptic and far-right governments. The most recent survey by a self-governing international Internet-based...

The US covert motives

January 22, 2019

The US President Donald Trump made an amazing declaration last month that Daesh terror group had been crushed in Syria and that US troops in the country would be coming home. That decision caught Washington unawares and generated extensive debate. But in thesucceeding weeks, both Trump and administration officials offered conflicting and confusing statements...

The U.S. ex- Vice-President Joe Biden, a high-flying figure in the Democratic Party will soon make known his run for the president in 2020. Biden has already said that he’s the most qualified person in the country for being president.  However, Biden’s final decision for participating in the presidential campaigns wasn’t clear. Ultimately, a number of...

The United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi avers that Trump’s border wall campaign has nothing to do with border security rather it’s one of the U.S. President’s ploy to distract the country from numerous scandals troubling his administration. During a press briefing at the Capitol she said: “I don’t even know if the president wants the wall. I...

The PTI hawks

January 19, 2019

The opposition’s cluster claims to have worked out a joint anti-government strategy. In this regard, a meeting hosted by PML-N’s Shehbaz Sharif in his chamber in the Parliament House was attended by opposition bigwigs, including Asif Ali Zardari and Bilawal Bhutto. Interestingly, representatives of the BNP-M, a member of the ruling coalition, were also in attendance....

End of misery

January 17, 2019

South Africa have white washed Pakistan in three-match Test series. Visiting side could not put up a fight in almost all the matches, they showed some satisfactory performances with the ball but their batsmen let them down time and again. We know that visiting South Africa for Test series and winning it is not easy as till this day no Asian team have won a series in their...

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