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Afghanistan includes sexual abuse of children (‘Bacha Baazi’) in revised penal code

The Afghan government has included the sexual abuse of children ‘Bacha Baazi’ crime in its revised penal code. The Minister of Justice Abdul Basir Anwar informed regarding the inclusion of the crime in the penal code during a press conference in Kabul today. He said the sexual abuse of children …

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Pakistan treats US as a ‘limitless ATM’: Raymond Davis

WASHINGTON: Pakistan treats America like a “limitless ATM” and most of the US aid to the country goes to the military’s kitty, a private US defence contractor who was responsible for one the worst bilateral tensions, has said. “For Pakistan, no amount of money ever seemed to be enough. The economic aid …

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Debating CPEC

The army chief’s call for an “open debate on all aspects of CPEC” is to be welcomed, but a few irritants stand in the way before any such debate can happen. The first irritant is the lack of disclosure by the government of many of the crucial details. Specifically, the long-term …

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Self-determination and the Baloch national question

    Hassan Hamdam [The writer is a known literary personality and a prolific writer in Balochi prose and poetry. The views expressed  in the write-up are his own views and the editorial broad may not be in agreement with the content of the article. The article is being published …

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The highest bidder

Irfan Husain  WHEN the US-led alliance occupied Afghanistan in the wake of the 9/11 Al Qaeda attacks, I wrote here that between the anvil of Pakistani forces and the Nato hammer, we had a real opportunity to crush the Taliban and other militant groups operating in the border region. Silly …

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Pakistan closely watching Modi’s trip to Israel: Report

PTI ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is closely watching Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s historic trip to Israel as it can have serious implications on strategic stability in the region, a media report said on Wednesday. The Express Tribune reported that Pakistan officially does not comment on bilateral visits of other heads of governments and …

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Situationer: Manpower woes deny justice to Balochistan litigants

Mariyam Suleman  QUETTA: On Aug 8, 2016 a suicide bomb ripped through the emergency services ward of Quetta’s Civil Hospital and deprived Balochistan of 55 of its finest, and some of the most senior, lawyers. As the province’s justice system continues to reel from the blow with already understaffed courts, …

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Pakistan: CPEC and the Burden of Inoperable Debt

The implementation of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a mega project involving transportation and energy infrastructure which will connect Pakistan to Xianjiang, part of the Chinese “One Belt, One Road” initiative, is ongoing. While governments from both countries affirm that the project will bring social and economic benefits for people …

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Why political parties don’t care about FATA and Balochistan

As long as Punjab’s voters are happy, a political party can easily afford to ignore other provinces, especially Balochistan and FATA by Rafiullah Kakar During the past two weeks, Pakistan witnessed a terrorist attack in Quetta, devastating twin bombings in Parachinar and the tragic oil tanker inferno in Bahawalpur. The …

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Unfolding education crisis in Balochistan

Adnan Aamir Education is arguably the single most important thing in the modern era. It’s the ultimate tool which can enable people to move up the social mobility ladder and liver better lives. As a result, inclusive and equitable quality education is one of the most talked about Sustainable Development …

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