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Maar-e-Asteen

A thorn in the side of the government Maar-e-Asteen means a snake which resides in the cuff and bites its very owner. This phrase comes to mind in the context of the Pashtun Tahaffuz


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The Ides of December

What awaits Pakistan? William Shakespeare, in his epic play Julius Caesar has a soothsayer declaim, “Beware the ides of March” warning Caesar to take heed that his life is in danger. The Ides of


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Dissolution of IOK assembly

And repercussions Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) has been witnessing a cataclysm of events since the ouster of People’s Democratic Party (PDP)’s Mehbooba Mufti’s, coalition government, which led to the imposition of governor


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PM’s China sojourn

Boon or bane? Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to China from November 01 to 05 is the topic of hot debate. The government spokesperson, the foreign as well as the finance ministers


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Turkey’s Republic Day

Cumhuriyet Bayramı, or Turkey’s Republic Day commemorates the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey in 1923, replacing the Ottoman Sultanate. On this day, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the father of modern Turkey, declared that Turkey

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