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  0 comments   |     by Saeed Ismat on 03, November 2015

Corruption is a Human Rights Issue International law does not currently regard an act of official corruption as the violation of a human right. But as recent steps by Chinese leaders, political/security shifts in Pakistan, the EuroMaidan in Ukraine, and the Arab Spring all reflect, an international consensus is emerging that corruption is a pervasive and pernicious social problem, stru

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US URGES INDIA ,PAKISTAN TO WORK TOGETHER

  0 comments   |     by News on 29, July 2015

WASHINGTON: The United States has once again asked India and Pakistan to work together to resolve their differences, ignoring suggestions that Washington should intervene to end tensions betwe

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IRAN’S STRATEGIC BREAKOUT

  0 comments   |     by Munir Akram on 25, July 2015

THE agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme announced in Vienna on July 14 marks a watershed in world politics. Iran made major concessions to secure the deal, agreeing: not to produce highly enriched uranium; remove two-thirds of its centrifuges; not to use its advanced centrifuges; give up 98pc of its existing enriched uranium stockpile (for 15 years); modify the Arak heavy water reactor

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AFTER MURREE

  0 comments   |     by Moeed Yusuf on 21, July 2015

AFGHAN President Ashraf Ghani’s efforts to woo the Taliban to the negotiating table have received a fresh lease of life — courtesy Pakistan. Prior to the much-publicised Murree meeting between representatives of the Ghani government and the Afghan Taliban a fortnight ago, many observers were busy writing obituaries of Ghani’s conciliatory policy towards Pakistan. Indeed

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Promoting Injustice:The Bias of Human Rights Watch

  1 comments   |     by GARRY LEECH on 08, June 2015

Over the past thirty years, Human Rights Watch has become one of the most recognized non-governmental organizations in the world due to its global promotion of human rights. But despite i

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India stranded as region readies for Iran’s surge

  0 comments   |     by M.K. Bhadrakumar on 29, April 2015

The Wall Street Journal report today with Islamabad dateline quoting local officials that China is willing to build the Iran-Pakistan [IP] gas pipeline doesn’t come as surprise. But the apparent finality about what has been up until now in the realm of intelligent speculation signifies a tectonic shift in the politics of the region. The e

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Pakistan expresses concern over military imbalance in South Asia

  0 comments   |     by Dawn on 09, April 2015

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has voiced concern over policies of certain countries that have contributed to instability and military imbalances in South Asia.

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