Tue July 26, 2016
Shawwal 21, 1437 A.H.
Abdul Sattar Edhi
Salt Range is no one’s fiefdom
July 26, 2016
Islamabad diary This range of hills and verdant valleys is a slice of paradise, as perfect as the Greek mountains where the gods feasted....
Agonies of the Fatherland
July 22, 2016
Islamabad diary The first bugle has sounded, a faint one but it comes as expected, the nation’s permanent agitator, Imran Khan,...
Reading the Turkish coup
July 19, 2016
Islamabad diary This was a coup attempt by a section of the army – we don’t as yet know the strength of the units or formations...
What a way to run a country
July 15, 2016
Islamabad diary The corps commanders, representing Pakistan’s unofficial politburo, speak about the situation in occupied Kashmir and ask...
What have we done to deserve this?
July 12, 2016
Islamabad diary It’s not just the expense or the callous waste of public money – money out of the public purse. It’s the...
GHQ and the race for the White House
July 05, 2016
Islamabad diary The choice facing Pakistan, and the danger lurking underneath the appearance of things, can be starkly put: is Gen Raheel...
The Sheikhs of Royal Palm misreading the odds
July 01, 2016
Islamabad diary The who made their fortune in construction and who were running Royal Palm, Sheikhs the plush club sitting on prized...
Pakistani democracy and the rule of law
June 28, 2016
Islamabad diary Pakistani champions of democracy, and sometimes it’s hard to figure out whether there is anyone more confused than them,...
Father of the ‘modern’ Pakistani media
June 24, 2016
Islamabad diary I’ve put commas around ‘modern’ because if Pakistani television fare is modern, we’ll have to redefine...
Ailing republic…can anyone fix it?
June 21, 2016
Islamabad diary Pakistan needs open-heart surgery too. Its arteries are clogged, too much not-healthy cholesterol, and even plain muck, in...
Is our Afghan obsession finally over?
June 17, 2016
Islamabad diary The question can be rephrased: is ‘strategic depth’ finally buried? We were idiots to get involved in that...
The missing link…street power
June 15, 2016
Islamabad diary Our mandated leaders, embattled and besieged, could have done without this latest addition to their troubles: the impending...
Pakistan…confused and rudderless
June 10, 2016
Islamabad diary The contrast could not be more glaring. Since we must compare ourselves with India, that being our eternal yardstick, we must...
Debt will choke Pakistan
June 07, 2016
Islamabad diary We have taken on debt and continue to take on more so recklessly that it is now getting to be beyond our power to service. The...
Earthquake waiting to happen: President Trump
June 03, 2016
Islamabad diary This is not just gut feeling but the evidence coming out of this American presidential campaign, more fascinating than anything I...
Bilawal nominates Murad Ali Shah as new chief minister of Sindh
Waseem Akhtar admits to give orders for May 12 riots, Police...
South African police rescue 57 children trafficked from Malawi
Bilawal hails Qaim Ali Shah’s services as CM Sindh
Media targeted in Turkey´s post-coup crackdown
Iran vows tough reaction to states sponsoring terrorism at...
19 killed in knife rampage at Japan care home
Will Bilawal be able to assert himself?
Sanders backers revolt on raucous opening day at U.S....
India, US hit upon Indian Ocean natural gas discovery
Chicken scent offers hope for malaria prevention
100-year global study finds world's tallest are Dutch, Latvians
Yemen's ancient art of brickmaking endures war
Prince Harry regrets not talking sooner about Diana's death
Solar plane nears end of historic round-the-world trip
Making change happen in Sindh
Salt Range is no one’s fiefdom
The fight against poverty
Tahir Habib Cheema
Ghani’s blame game
Malik Muhammad Ashraf
The walls of Germany