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The Aaland Islands Model and Kashmir

Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai There are some disputes in modern history that one might take lessons from in understanding the wisest course to take in resolving the Kashmiri dispute. The Aaland Islands is a case in point, as are South Tyrol, Trieste, Andorra, and Northern …

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Despite concerns, China sees a potential ally in Pakistan’s Imran

By James M. Dorsey Pakistani prime minister-in waiting Imran Khan’s ability to chart his own course as well as his relationship with the country’s powerful military is likely to be tested the moment he walks into his new office. Pakistan’s most fundamental problems loom large …

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Lack of global leadership spurs instability in the Middle East

By James M. Dorsey With multiple Middle Eastern disputes threatening to spill out of control, United Arab Emirates minister of state for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash acknowledged what many in the Middle East have long said privately: the UAE’s recently-found assertiveness and determination to punch …

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Aaland Islands Model and Kashmir: Part two

By Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai The Aaland Islands had already petitioned the Russians to secede from Finland and join Sweden. The cry for independence in Finland set in motion Swedish aspirations to be among their own, to secede from Finland and join Sweden as they …

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Four independents MPAs join PTI

ISLAMABAD: Four successful independent Punjab Assembly candidates announced on Saturday to join the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf as the party faces tough competition from Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz to form the government in the province. PTI and PML-N are locked in a battle to form the next Punjab …

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Gavaskar predicted Imran Khan as PM in 2012

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Even before the polls called it, former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar had predicted Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief and former captain of the Pakistan cricket team Imran Khan as the country’s next prime minister. A video has gone viral showing Gavaskar along with former …

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Dollar sheds Rs.6 after General Election 2018

KARACHI -UNS : The US dollar fell by Rs.6 in the open market to reach Rs124, the Currency Exchange Association said Saturday. End of political uncertainty following elections was attributed as the main factor in the significant drop in the greenback’s price, which had soared …

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Naya-Pakistan: Imran to take oath as prime minister before August 14: Naeem

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Naeemul Haq on Saturday said Imran Khan will take oath as prime minister before August 14. Speaking to the media, he lamented that politician like Maulana Fazlur Rehman is expressing negative views. “Fazlur Rehman and Mehmood Achakzai should realize …

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China-Pak ties will boost further :Imran

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman and Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan on Saturday said his government will further strengthen ties with neighbouring China.Imran Khan vows to further strengthen Pak-China ties In a statement posted in Chinese language from the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) official twitter account, the …

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PML-N not to boycott NA oath taking ceremony: PTI hails decision

The joint opposition efforts of MMA Saturday suffered a setback as Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) decided that its members of National Assembly would take oath and sit on opposition benches. The PPP has already decided to join the parliament and raised the rigging issue in …

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