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India and Pakistan are at war on the cricket field as political tensions between them rise. Indians and Pakistanis are about to take up bats to destroy one another in a brutal match battling for superiority in the ICC...
Whether the year 2017 was ‘annus horribilis’ for Pakistan is a moot point. But certainly, for the disqualified for life ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif, it was a terrible year. Higher judiciary in the past had never distinguished itself for qualities...
Seven decades after the Partition and the unlawful accession of Kashmir to India, a lot has come to pass in both Pakistan and the disputed Himalayan territory administered by India. Time has only served to make the Kashmir dispute...
For twelve years after London’s Underground attacks, the British government succeeded in warding off major terrorist onslaught which was no ordinary achievement. The success seems to have led to a lowering of guards by the intelligence agencies. This is...
After over 16 years, and with almost $9 billion spent, the US counter-narcotics programmes have done next to nothing to roll back Afghanistan’s opium production. Afghanistan remains the world’s largest opium producer with opium poppies as its largest cash...
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam have been taken into custody on arrival in the eastern city of Lahore, party officials said. The Sharifs arrived in Pakistan's second city from the UK on Friday evening, submitting themselves for...
Successive bomb blasts in the most secure area of Kabul at a funeral procession on Saturday have raised serious questions over the fate of the upcoming International Conference on Peace, Security and Reconciliation on June 6. The situation in Kabul...
The town of Tral in the district of Pulwama, or the “volatile” Tral as Indian media refers to it, is for the local people the "Land of Martyrs", "Town of Newton” (a militant, Ishaq Ahmad Parray had been nicknamed...
1971 was a tragedy only for West Pakistan, the East celebrated it as a victory, thoughtless at that time that the real victor was only India. Callousness of General Ayub’s doctrine, ‘defence of the East lies in the West’ is...
In an exclusive interview to geo.tv, the former face of the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) Ehsanullah Ehsan has claimed that Indian spy agency RAW’s main aim is to stoke communal tension in Pakistan. Speaking to journalist Saleem...