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War as Political Weapon by Charles M. Blow

Donald Trump has turned his back on pretty much everything he has ever said about United States military involvement in Syria and launched nearly 60 missiles at an air base in the country. Trump’s official statement claimed that the strikes were in response to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s monstrous chemical weapons attack against his own

Across the aisle: Have we got our priorities right ?

Governments will come and governments will go. The people are concerned not so much with governments as they are with governance. The hallmark of a government is its priorities. The Central government will complete three years in May 2017. A few weeks ago, a new government assumed office in India’s largest state, Uttar Pradesh, that

Across the Aisle: The intoxication of absolute power

The Finance Bill is, usually, the most important Bill on the annual legislative agenda of the finance minister. Policy decisions are first taken by the Department of Revenue with the approval of the finance minister and these decisions are conveyed to the draftsmen. Dozens of officers, including officers of the Ministry of Law, spend more

Trump Offers No Apology for Claim on British Spying

WASHINGTON — President Trump refused to back down on Friday after his White House aired an unverified claim that Britain’s spy agency secretly monitored him during last year’s campaign at the behest of President Barack Obama. Although his aides in private conversations since Thursday night had tried to calm British officials who were livid over

Indian PM Modi’s party ahead in state polls

 India’s governing Hindu nationalist party is heading for major victories in key state legislature elections that are seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s nearly three-year-old rule. The Election Commission says Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party is leading in 293 out of 403 seats in the Uttar Pradesh state legislature. Nearly one-third of votes have

PM Nawaz Sharif says terrorists’ hands have been broken

  LAHORE: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while addressing the Ittehad Bain-ul-Muslimeen seminar in Lahore on Saturday said that the terrorists’ hands have been broken. “We have fought the major battle against terrorists and their hands have been broken,” he added. Nawaz Sharif said that Islam teaches unity, harmony and brotherhood and there is a dire

Musharraf advises US not to ignore Pakistan

DUBAI: Former President Pervez Musharraf has advised United States of America (USA) not to ignore Pakistan in era of radicalization of societies around the world. He wished with smiling face that he would have rung up and told George W. Bush this if he was the president now. Pervez Musharraf was addressing at the South

Two alleged Daesh militants killed in Karachi: Police

KARACHI: Police have claimed to gun down two Daesh activists on early Friday morning in a raid at Manghopir area. According to SSP West Nasir Aftab, as police raided the Manghopir`s area of Ghazi Goth, the two suspects opened fire at the personnel, which injured one policeman. On the retaliatory fire, both the suspects were