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Category: Editorial

France’s immigration bill

France is all set to vote on a controversial immigration and asylum bill at the end of the week. In fact, parliamentary debate is already underway in the country’s...

Revisiting refugee question

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has confirmed what this country has long known: Pakistan has hosted the largest refugee population in the world....

Tax amnesty

The Foreign Assets (Declaration and Repatriation) Ordinance looks good on paper. After all, it provides that those holding public office are exempt from tax amnesty....

US warmongering on Syria

The West has seemingly not learned the lessons of the past. At least in terms of deploying military might to effect regime change in the Arab world. From Iraq. To Libya....

Burning Syria

The violations of international law in Syria are nothing but hypocrisy of the civilised ones to preserve their interests, while civil lives are perishing on routine...

Mall Road Off-limits

With the provincial home department pronouncing the Mall road a Red Zone and barring all gatherings on the stretch for six months, the declaration comes as a welcome...

Paving Way For JuD

Action regarding the activities of the banned organisation Jamaat ud Dawaa (JuD) and its chief Hafiz Saeed has always been marked with uncertainty. We witnessed earlier...

Water Aggression

The controversial hydropower project, Kishanganga, has been completed by India. The project can be seen as a continuation of water aggression of India against Pakistan....

American nuclear moves

Recent moves by the US as well as certain European allies to have this country grey-listed by the summer may have taken a turn for the worse. At least if Washington were...

Well done, Pakistan

The PMLN and Imran Khan, it seems, could not give cricket a chance; with the latter accused of being an all-round spoilsport. For he proved unwilling to play ball and...