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Pakistan Navy Ships in Africa: Refining Bilateral Relations

Ali Basit Africa enjoys a collective GDP of over US $2.3 trillion and an import market of around $500 billion and their collective potential will only be realized, however, if security collaboration and effective African Diplomacy, a multilateral and collective approach by unified Africa,across regional and international levels iscontinued with …

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Why Double slandered in Gen. Musharaf Case?

DR. SHAHID ZIA The death sentence verdict given by the special court against General Musharraf has surely caused pain and anguish among Pakistan’s general public. However, the written detailed verdict of the death sentence given to Musharraf has been deemed unlawful and against humanity by almost all quarters of the …

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Violent protests against Citizenship Act

The death toll in protests in India against a contentious citizenship law has reached 23, as nine more people were killed on Saturday in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. Fifteen people have died in the state during the protests so far, police spokesman Praveen Kumar said, adding that a …

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Adverse Reaction on General Musharraf’s Death Sentence

Sajjad Shaukat The three judges of the special court, comprising Justice Waqar Seth, Justice Nazar Akbar and Justice Shahid Karim awarded the former President of Pakistan General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf death sentence for abrogating the Constitution. In the detailed judgment (split 2-1), issued on December 19, this year, the presiding …

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Rape Cases: Modi Needs to Accept Truth

Afia Ambreen Recently, a former lawmaker from India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been convicted of rape in one of the year’s most high profile cases. Kuldeep Sengar, 51, was tried under child protection laws as the survivor was 17 when she was assaulted in 2017. The woman, who …

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Nepal – A Victim of Legacy of British Colonial Times

Ishaal Zehra India has recently moved to divide Indian occupied part of Kashmir into two federally administered territories of Ladakh and J&K despite protests from within as well outside India. Soon after stripping the IoK’s special status and splitting the Himalayan region in August, the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs …

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 False rigging allegations in GE-2018

DR SHAHID ZIA Few political parties are planning to take advantage of prevailing ECP crisis to immediately release papers on Rigging in GE-2018. It was a false propaganda of rigging to defame Pakistan. Unfortunately in Pakistan, there is no tradition of accepting election defeat more gracefully. After GE 2018 various …

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No Country for Atrocitiy: My Story on CAA Protests

Srijita Datta Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been constantly trying to paint the Citizenship Amendment Bill (now an Act, having the President’s assent) as a humanitarian gesture, and Home Minister Amit Shah has been claiming that no Muslim needs to be afraid of the same. But the very Muslims in …

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Space: The Final Frontier

Etfa Khurshid Mirza Space-based technologies that have civil and military uses are drawing greater interest with more countries entering into this field. Development beyond peaceful uses i.e. weaponization of outer space is a growing concern for the modern world. Around forty countries are using space to provide information support to …

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