Category Archives: Miscellaneous

US – Russia – China triangle in flux, again

In a conversation with the Financial Times last week, Henry Kissinger made a highly significant remark about President Donald Trump’s attempt to improve the United States’ relations with Russia. The conversation took place in the backdrop of the Helsinki summit

Israel passes controversial ‘Jewish nation-state’ law

Law defines the country as Jewish homeland, further marginalising 1.8 million Palestinian citizens of Israel. The legislation becomes part of the country’s basic laws, which serve as a de facto constitution Israel’s parliament on Thursday adopted a law defining the

Oil settles higher in volatile pre-holiday session

By Jessica Resnick Crude prices ended slightly higher on Tuesday after a volatile session in which the US benchmark passed $75 a barrel for the first time in more than three years before turning negative and later recouping its losses.

‘It’s going to create a revolution’ – how AI is transforming the NHS

NHS at 70 – all our anniversary coverage in one place The tumour is hard to miss on the scan. The size of a golf ball, it sits bold and white on the brain stem, a part of the organ

Rohingya Crises / Burma ‘We want peace’ – A Rohingya family’s 40 years of suffering

Rohingya refugees tell of decades of persecution and horrors suffered at the hands of Myanmar security forces By Mohammed Jamjoom Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh Gul Zahar is the head of four generations of family and the bearer of 40 years of

PTI tipped for victory as majority election results announced

Imran Khan’s PTI leads as ECP declares results of 261 of 270 NA seats ISLAMABAD (25 July, 2018) ECP declares complete results of provincial assemblies; PTI bags KP with majority; PML-N fares slightly better than PTI in Punjab; PPP retains

ELECTION COMMISSION OF PAKISTAN SYMBOLS ALLOTTED TO THE POLITICAL PARTIES FOR GENERAL ELECTIONS, 2018

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Saturday 30th June 2018, published the final list of candidates and allotted them election symbols as per schedule.A total of 21,482 candidates had filed nomination papers this time and several have withdrawn. For

POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH THE POWER OF SOCIAL CHANGE CAN MAKE PROSPEROUS PAKISTAN

By TAYYABA TEHSEEN —— M.PHIL. SCHOLAR  Change occur through different illusion of our sub-conscious mind, observation indicate different differences – over some period of time which create the change in society called social change. It is a natural phenomenon social

This moment will go down in history:the US has given up on the overthrow of Assad in Syria

By : Robert Fisk When Washington ‘understands the difficult conditions’ its militia allies are facing and says it ‘advises’ the Russians and Syrians not to violate a ceasefire  which was Moscow’s idea in the first place  you know that the

The Next Pacific War: Lessons From Wake Island For The PLA

By BEN HO WAN BENG and GARY LEHMANN China’s increasingly aggressive rise puts the Pacific theater in play in a way it hasn’t been since 1945. In this essay, Singaporean scholar Ben Ho Wan Beng and retired US Marine Gary