Tag Archives: Conflict

Dr Faisal Bari

Wounds of conflict

For the last decade at least Pakistan and Pakistanis have been paying a heavy cost due to conflict and terror. And it seems this will continue to be the case for sometime


Twenty-five mostly veiled-female doctors and medical students look nervously toward a projection screen deep in the bowels of Benghazi’s newest hospital. With little sign that Libya’s four-month old war will end quickly,

Seminar on role of media in conflict situations – Speakers highlight elements of reporting

ISLAMABAD – Speakers at a seminar here on Thursday highlighted the significant elements of reporting in a conflict situation such as responsibility, impartiality and accuracy, as these were prerequisites for reliable journalism. Speakers at the seminar titled “Role of Media in Conflict Situations”, organised by Individualland Pakistan, a non-government organisation, here at a local hotel said that the media needed to play its due role in bringing people together and creating greater

Nearly one million Ivorians uprooted by conflict: UNHCR

GENEVA – Up to one million Ivorians have now fled fighting in the main city Abidjan alone, with others uprooted across the country, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Friday in a sharp upwards revision of previous estimates.
“The massive displacement in Abidjan and elsewhere is being fuelled by fears of all-out war,” UNHCR spokeswoman Melissa Fleming told a news briefing in Geneva. “Available estimates are that between 700,000 and one million could now be displaced,” Fleming

PML-N wants conflict between institutions: Riaz

LAHORE – Opposition Leader in the Punjab Assembly Raja Riaz Wednesday termed any attempt to pave the way for a clash between the institutions as dangerous, saying the PML-N-led government in Punjab must realise that this mindset would always cause serious loss to the country.
He said the PML-N leadership whenever in power made efforts to create a conflict between the national institutions without understanding the consequences. Soon after the start of the Punjab Assembly’s