UN chief calls for full respect to human rights in Occupied Kashmir

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has urged for full respect to human and fundamental rights in Occupied Kashmir and implementation of the relevant UN resolutions on the issue. Addressing a joint news conference along with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Islamabad on Sunday, he said we have taken solid position for the UN Security […]

António Guterres

UN Secretary General António Guterres to arrive in Pakistan today

ISLAMABAD – United Nations Secretary General António Guterres will arrive in Pakistan today to address a conference on Afghan refugees’ in Islamabad. A delegation of officials will also be accompanied by the UN Secretary-General. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi will also attend the moot. Secretary General António Guterres is scheduled to hold […]


Talks With Taliban In Final Stage: Trump

WASHINGTON: President Trump said Thursday the U.S. is close to signing a deal with the Taliban to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan, and that the outcome of negotiations would be clear in the next two weeks. It was the first time Mr. Trump has acknowledged the U.S. was close to an accord with the Taliban […]

Blood over Different Shades of Green

Book Review: Blood over Different Shades of Green

Nations are built first and foremost on geographical grounds. It is an integrative process that must unite different ethnic, religious, cultural and economic entities into a community of equals. There must be a unity of purpose and equity amongst the constituent units.  A superficial national identity is easy to create by appealing to emotions, waving […]


We Valentine No Well

The children and the elderly know about the debate that I have come up with today and celebrate this festival with joy. Love is a word that is often heard in society and everyone is looking for it. The thinking and love levels of each seeker differ General Chat Chat Lounge  When we study Islamic […]


2020 Year of Crises or Hope

The year inherited the legacy crises brought forward from 2019. The crises in diplomatic is relations between US and North Korea, US and Iran, US and China, US and Mexico were outcome of US administration’s engagement with these countries. These crises were result of failed policy initiatives of President Trump on the nuclear issues with […]

Iran economy situation

Iran economy situation

Based on international organizations like the World Bank report, Iran had an estimated Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2017 of $447.7 billion, which was around $95 billion in 1979, the year of the Islamic Revolution victory.  The most important note is that Iran isn’t solely reliant on oil-exporting. The Iranian economy is a very diverse […]


Coronavirus Outbreak: Pakistan reassures support to China

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has reassured its support to China in its campaign against the coronavirus outbreak. The assurance was given by Pakistan’s Ambassador to China Naghmana Hashmi during an interactive session with the media in Beijing. She said the Chinese government is making all-out efforts for the health and safety of the Pakistani communities and […]

Ikram Sehgal

Can Pakistan’s Foreign and Security Policy Be ‘neutral’?

By: Ikram Sehgal The speeding process of globalization and the visible shift of economic and political momentum towards (Eur)Asia because of China and its BRI project necessitates a thorough analysis of the course that Pakistani’s foreign policy should take. The term ‘neutrality’ has been used at some occasions regarding Pakistani foreign policy. But neutrality in […]


Hurriyat leaders express gratitude to Pakistan for supporting Kashmiris’ struggle

In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have expressed gratitude to the government and people of Pakistan for their unwavering support to the Kashmiris’ legitimate struggle for securing their right to self-determination.   According to Kashmir Media Service, Hurriyat leaders in their messages and statements said that the observance of the Kashmir Solidarity Day, today (Wednesday), […]