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India-Pakistan: Can we give peace a chance?

Frank Islam (Washington): U.S. President Donald Trump created astir when he told reporters in the presence of Prime Minister Imran Khan during his recent visit to Washington, D.C. that Prime Minister Modi had asked him...
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Pakistan signs $918m loan agreement with World Bank

The World Bank and Pakistan on Tuesday signed three loan agreements providing capital for development across various sectors as part of the government’s plan to steer the nation out of the economic crisis. Adviser to...
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Amir Khan promises to avenge Pakistan cricket team by knocking out Indian opponent

LAHORE: British boxer Amir Khan has offered to help the Pakistan cricket team in uplifting their fitness standards. “I will be happy to offer my advice to the Pakistan cricket team to become fitter and stronger,”...

UN adopts resolution against violence based on religion, beliefs

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Wednesday adopted a resolution strongly condemning continuing violence and acts of terrorism targeting individuals, including persons belonging to religious minorities, based on or in the name of...

A step towards positive Pakistan

 "O Dear Daughter! Go and tell the world that not a single bullet is fired here, this is now a peaceful place where schools and colleges are open", said an old man when I...

US Human Rights Report for Pakistan: Lack of accountability, terrorist violence and human rights...

Khurram Shahzad (Washington): US Department of State issued a Human Rights Report about Pakistan and expressed it's concerns about treatment of minorities in Pakistan. In it's executive summary it stated that human rights issues included...

These Pakistani students won $20,000 for inventing a cost-effective ventilator

Machine ventilators come into use when someone struggles to breathe on their own. Unfortunately, though, the price of the machine is such that many hospitals, especially in the poorest regions of the world, cannot...

Raheel Sharif-led IMCTC delegation arrives in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC), headed by former army chief General (retd) Raheel Sharif, arrived in Pakistan on it’s first-ever visit to the country on Sunday. A special plane carrying the...

‘Intra-Afghan’ talks: US envoy to visit Pakistan, Afghanistan on six-nation tour

WASHINGTON DC: US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad, is set to lead a large delegation on a six-nation tour, including Pakistan and Afghanistan, to boost the peace process and bring “all Afghan parties...

Pakistan’s bid to become a regional peacemaker: a positive step

Frank Islam (Washington): Pakistan, under the new government of Prime Minister Imran Khan, appears to be re-positioning itself to be a regional peacemaker.  This is a positive step in a region that has been...

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SC announces verdict on Judge Arshad Malik video case

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday announced its verdict on petitions regarding Judge Arshad Malik’s video scandal. The case was being heard by a...
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PM Khan holds meeting of Kashmir Core Group

Pakistan reaffirms its abiding commitment to Kashmir cause. This was decided in a meeting of the Kashmir Core Group in Islamabad today with Prime...
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DoorDash says it will roll out tipping changes to drivers sometime next month

Food delivery app DoorDash is finally changing its tipping policy | Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images But we still...
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Vox Sentences: Hackers are holding cities hostage

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Google says it’s making Chrome more private, but advertisers will still track you

Photo Illustration by Miguel Candela/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images It’s a tightrope walk. Under mounting pressure from the public, Google, like Facebook, says...
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Why the US and Iran are fighting over this tiny waterway

The strategic importance of the Strait of Hormuz. The Strait of Hormuz is a narrow waterway that lies between Iran and Oman. Dozens of...