FOLLOWING a troubling spate of abductions of doctors in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,the provincial government last week announced that it would issue arms licences to the medical community.
This decision puts the province’s doctors in charge of their own safety,and is thus an abdication of the state’s basic responsibility to provide security for all citizens.
. . . →Read More:KPK arms the healers
The on-going offensive by Karachi’s security forces is crippling militant and criminal networks,security officials say,citing various successes.
Security officials have arrested thousands of suspects and killed dozens of militants since the September 5 launch of the operation,Karachi Police Chief Shahid Hayat told Central Asia Online.
. . . →Read More:Militants on the retreat as Karachi Operation picks pace
By John Hudson
A series of elections in India last week has exposed a major diplomatic problem for the U.S. State Department:The man expected to lead the world’s largest democracy in 2014 is not legally allowed to enter the United States. The reason:his involvement in anti-Muslim riots that killed more than 1,000 . . . →Read More:India’s next PM might not be able to enter USA
A nuclear war between India and Pakistan would set off a global famine that could kill two billion people and effectively end human civilization,a study said on Tuesday.
. . . →Read More:Pakistan –India nuclear war and its global implications
In Pakistan,news of murder is no news. Tell us how many died and we’ll decide whether or not to mourn it in our own special way. Different murders merit different reactions. That the premeditated killing of another human being contravenes every law on this planet,is for the larger part,remembered selectively. As are . . . →Read More:Insights on selective mourning
The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to start an enquiry against those involved in creating hindrance in the Hajj corruption case investigation, Express News reported.
. . . →Read More:Hajj Scam:SC orders FIA to assess overcharges
The chief justice of Pakistan has strengthened human rights but his inconsistent choice of cases has left the Supreme Court vulnerable to accusations of partisan intervention,a global group of 60 eminent judges and lawyers said on Thursday.
Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry — due to step down on Dec 12 — spearheaded a legal . . . →Read More:ICJ critical of CJP
By Bina Shah
Pakistan’s rural women are slowly enacting change in their lives. Women perform a significant amount of labor in the fields,but that they still struggle to be recognized as equal stakeholders in Pakistan’s agricultural economy.
. . . →Read More:Empowering Pakistan’s Rural Women
The former Foreign Minister of the Zionist State of Israel has admitted that she murdered scholars in Europe and was protected by MOSSAD for whom she worked. She also admits to having been a prostitute targeting persons in order to record the sex and use for bribery,manipulation or to obtain secrets and cooperation. “I’d . . . →Read More:Israeli Foreign Minister practiced sex with several Arab personalities while working for Mossad