• Editorial

    Lighting a fuse

    US President Donald Trump, like all his predecessors, has shown he has no intention of being an honest broker for peace between Palestine and Israel w... Read More

  • Editorial

    Chaos in Yemen

    The reality of the brutal civil war in Yemen is grim. The country has seen chaotic alliances between groups, alliances that have turned into deadly sp... Read More

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    American hubris

    Palestinian officials were in for a rude shock last week when they discovered that the US State department had decided to close the Palestinian Libera... Read More

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    Tragedy in Sinai

    Egypt has largely escaped global attention amidst all the chaos in the Middle East. The country’s struggle with terrorism has gone unnoticed. Bu... Read More

  • Editorial

    Tragedy in Sinai

    Egypt has largely escaped global attention amidst all the chaos in the Middle East. The country’s struggle with terrorism has gone unnoticed. Bu... Read More

  • Editorial

    Exit Mugabe

    The streets of Harare were flooding with celebrations after Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday. The optimism on display is rather ... Read More

  • Editorial

    A long road ahead

    Since his disqualification as prime minister by the Supreme Court, Nawaz Sharif has refused to go quietly into the night. Starting with his GT Road ra... Read More

  • Editorial

    Ominous signs

    The realignment of forces in the Middle East is becoming more and more complex. With the Lebanon debacle still unresolved, an unlikely alliance might ... Read More

  • Editorial

    Unfortunate trend

    We appear to be witnessing a distinct trend within the PTI. Apparently, the PTI is unwilling to tolerate any debate within its ranks – a policy ... Read More

  • Editorial

    Waiting for closure

    It has been over five years since the Baldia factory fire killed 260 people. But the families of the victims are yet to receive justice. Since then, t... Read More

  • Editorial

    The Hariri case

    The chaos in the Middle East has also involved a country that has been mostly remained out of the focus in recent years. On November 3, Lebanon’... Read More

  • Editorial

    Plight of the powerless

    The incident that took place in Dera Ismail Khan two weeks ago in which a young girl was paraded naked through the streets of the town on the orders o... Read More

  • Editorial

    Rohingya misery

    As concern about the fate of the 600,000 Rohingya people, who lived in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state before an exodus began in the wake of st... Read More

  • Editorial

    The verdict

    The twin legal setbacks suffered by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif after the Supreme Court rejected his review petitions against his disqualificat... Read More

  • Editorial

    Saudi corruption crackdown

    During his swift rise to power in the last two years, Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been promising major changes in how the kingdom is ruled. F... Read More

  • Editorial

    Accountability ambit

    Over the years the one lesson we have learnt is of the need for an accountability mechanism that can tackle corruption at all levels and within all in... Read More

  • Editorial

    FIR reforms

    In theory, the law is supposed to provide certain protections to defendants to ensure their rights are not being violated. They cannot be held indefin... Read More

  • Editorial

    the case of overbilling

    That the National Assembly unanimously passed an amendment to the Nepra Act which empowers the power regulator to initiate cases against, fine and eve... Read More

  • Editorial

    Arresting students

    Any hope that the dispute between student groups and administrators at the Quaid-e-Azam University would be settled without further incident proved mi... Read More

  • Editorial

    Raqqa?s ruins

    The city of Raqqa in Syria has been liberated from the Islamic State. Raqqa was the so-called ‘head of the serpent’ in the fight against I... Read More

  • Editorial

    Blowback in Afghanistan

    This week has been among the bloodiest in Afghanistan since the US invasion in 2001. On Friday, at least 60 people were killed after militant attacks ... Read More

  • Editorial

    Terror in Somalia

    One of the deadliest terrorist attacks in the last decade struck Somalia’s capital Mogadishu    this past Saturday. At least 300 ... Read More

  • Editorial

    Threatening peace

    The Trump presidency is set to be the biggest US diplomatic disaster since the days of the cold war. After undoing the rather tense peace arrangement ... Read More

  • Editorial

    Respite for Gaza?

    The reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas after a political tussle that has lasted more than a decade gives some hope to the two million residents of... Read More

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    With new Af-Pak policy, US downfall has begun: Senator Mushahid Hussain

    Says the US, with its new policy and reliance on India, is sowing the seeds of a fresh cold war in the region The post With new Af-Pak policy, US down... Read More

  • Editorial

    Words and venom

    PML-N leader Captain Muhammad Safdar’s incendiary speech against Ahmadis on the floor of the National Assembly has drawn near-universal condemna... Read More

  • Editorial

    Plea-bargain: Govt opposes NAB chief’s powers

    SC bench seeks written replies from AGP, AGs by Nov 8 The post Plea-bargain: Govt opposes NAB chief’s powers appeared first on The Express Tribu... Read More

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    Reforms for Fata

    The people of Fata have been told that reforms to bring the tribal areas into the mainstream are right around the corner for much of the PML-N governm... Read More

  • Editorial

    Unbundling power

    With unbundling the gas sector already under discussion, a performance report for electricity distribution companies (Discos) should offer a chance to... Read More

  • Editorial

    NAB?s new chief

    The National Accountability Bureau now has a new chief, Justice (r) Javed Iqbal, agreed upon by the government and the opposition. Justice Iqbal&rsquo... Read More

  • Editorial

    Electronic edicts

    The dangers inherent in edicts made by self-proclaimed religious clerics or random groups and posted on social media have been pointed out by Interior... Read More

  • Editorial

    Vegas attack

    Las Vegas – 59 dead, 527 injured. This is what the deadliest mass shooting that has been seen on US soil ever resulted in. The culprit: Stephen ... Read More

  • Editorial

    Holiday Notice

    The offices of The News remained closed on Sunday (October 1) on account of Ashura. Therefore, there is, no issue of the newspaper and internet e... Read More

  • Editorial

    The right to drive

    It seems rather strange to be congratulating – in 2017 – women from another country from attaining a basic freedom. But certainly, the 16 ... Read More

  • Editorial

    Still seeking justice

    We all know who murdered Mashal Khan. His lynching was captured on video and most of those party to it were quickly identified. Yet in the five months... Read More

  • Editorial

    Third time?s a charm?

    US president Donald Trump has imposed a third version of his travel ban as his rhetoric at home becomes more and more divisive. The new travel restric... Read More

  • Editorial

    Germany votes

    Another major European democracy has gone to the voting booth. Another major European democracy has had a significant portion of its vote bank veer to... Read More

  • Editorial

    Hungry

    There were many who believed that the 21st century would usher in a new era of hope. Humanity had apparently learnt from the wars and failed economic ... Read More

  • Editorial

    Will the UN go beyond words?

    Ever since the Myanmar government’s ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims began last month, much of the world had little to offer other than a fe... Read More

  • Editorial

    Shift in Palestine

    With Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the UN to plead the cause of the occupied territory, there are developments on the ground that could offer... Read More

  • Editorial

    Trump at the UN

    US President Donald Trump’s dystopian vision was on full display at his first appearance before the UN General Assembly. In a paranoid rant, he ... Read More

  • Editorial

    Safe solidarity

    The ongoing campaign of forced deportations and systematic brutalities against the Rohingya population has reached a point where few in the internatio... Read More

  • Editorial

    Dreams shattered

    The United States of America, a country of migrants of all colours, seems to be becoming increasingly anti-immigrant. The latest by President Trump is... Read More

  • Editorial

    War in Yemen

    The breakout of cholera in war-torn Yemen has accelerated the humanitarian crisis in the second most populated Arab country. More than one million chi... Read More

  • Editorial

    Death of dissent

    The murder of fiercely independent Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh by unknown gunmen outside her home in Bangalore is another chilling reminder of the... Read More

  • Editorial

    The value of diplomacy

    North Korea’s underground detonation of a nuclear bomb this past Sunday       was by far the most powerful of the ... Read More

  • Editorial

    There will be no issues of the Internet edition and newspaper.

     There will be no issues of the Internet edition and newspaper on Sunday September 03 to Monday September 04 on account of Eid-ul-Adha. However, ... Read More

  • Editorial

    There will be no issues of the Internet edition and newspaper.

    There will be no issues of the Internet edition and newspaper on Sunday September 03 to Monday September 04 on account of Eid-ul-Adha. However, arrang... Read More

  • Editorial

    Making sacrifices

    As we mark Eidul Azha, we may want to seriously think about what Sheikh Saad bin Nasser Al Shathri, a Saudi cleric and adviser to the Saudi Royal Cour... Read More

  • Editorial

    Hollow promises

    We are all familiar with the many promises made by political parties, notably in the period ahead of an election. Many of these promises are never del... Read More

  • Editorial

    Haryana riots

    The conviction of controversial Indian guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in Haryana on rape charges has led to riots in the town of Panchkula where the Der... Read More

  • Editorial

    Reclaiming Iraq

    After retaking Mosul, the fight against Isis in Iraq has been given a new spark. Iraqi troops, assisted by coalition troops, have begun the next step ... Read More

  • Editorial

    Protecting the whistleblower

    In passing the Public Interest Disclosures Bill, 2017, the National Assembly has attempted to rectify one of the omissions in the Right to Information... Read More

  • Editorial

    A stateless people

    There has been an alarming spread of human rights crises across the globe. But there are some persecuted populations that seem to be more on the recei... Read More

  • Editorial

    CIA torture case

    In a legal first, US officials have been held accountable for torture during war. In a case filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on beha... Read More

  • Editorial

    Race, hatred and the US

    The divisions in the US that led to the election of Donald Trump have shown their ugliest face in the town of Charlottesville in Virginia. In what has... Read More

  • Editorial

    Profit over people

    The ignored Arabian Sea migrant route is in the limelight after at least 56 people drowned last week after being pushed off two Yemen bound ... Read More

  • Editorial

    Whither power?

    Unscheduled power outages have become a norm since April this year. The change of leadership at the helm of government has only produced a much worse ... Read More

  • Editorial

    Fire and fury

    The US overreaction to North Korea’s recent missile tests seems to have pushed the situation into a full-blown crisis. After the US ignored the ... Read More

  • Editorial

    Investigative powers

    The Supreme Court verdict against Nawaz Sharif has resulted in a divided legal community. The only part of the verdict on which most legal opinion is ... Read More

  • Editorial

    The new cabinet

    As the new cabinet took oath on Thursday, we got our first confirmation that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi intends to be his own man, and n... Read More

  • Editorial

    Petrol price

    The few days of absence of political leadership in the country had its first direct impact on the public: the public will be unable to benefit from lo... Read More

  • Editorial

    New cold war

    The US-Russia relationship seems to be under major stress over allegations that Russia interfered in the US presidential election. The US Senate&rsquo... Read More

  • Editorial

    Brave Khadija

    Justice is an elusive concept in our country, particularly when the accused person has influence and power. Khadija Siddiqui, 23 years old when she wa... Read More

  • Editorial

    Dangerous doors

    While some are celebrating the disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as action against corruption and a step in favour of accountability in ... Read More

  • Editorial

    The SC judgment

    It was a defining and extremely dramatic moment. More than a year after the Panama Papers were leaked, throwing the country’s politics into turm... Read More

  • Editorial

    Fata and the FCR

    Last year, the government announced a reforms package for Fata – including its merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa – to great fanfare. Since th... Read More

  • Editorial

    Days of anger

    Israel has relented after a major standoff over new security measures at the Al Aqsa mosque in Occupied East Jerusalem. Israel has demonstrated that i... Read More

  • Editorial

    We forget fast

    JITs have become a byword for justice in this country – at least where the prime minister’s alleged corruption is concerned. But another J... Read More

  • Editorial

    Modi?s president

    The landslide election of the BJP’s Ram Nath Kovind as president – only the second time a member of the Dalit community has held the post ... Read More

  • Editorial

    A ?de-developed? Gaza

    From the day it took power in Gaza 10 years ago, Hamas has been the target of foes both internal and external. The primary aggressor has, of course, b... Read More

  • Editorial

    No one?s children

    The two horrendous stories that have emerged recently about the murder of children by persons more powerful than their families leads immediately to a... Read More

  • Editorial

    The opposition?s position

    Amidst the furor caused by the release of the JIT investigation report into the Panama affair, the political forces should keep in mind that protectin... Read More

  • Editorial

    The G20 summit

    G20 summits are always a source of global controversy. The meeting of the world’s biggest economies brings out the outrage of many who champion ... Read More

  • Editorial

    The migrant scare

    The migrant crisis in the Mediterranean Sea is beginning to enter a new, darker chapter, although one could legitimately ask what could be darker than... Read More

  • Editorial

    Battle for Mosul

    The end of the so-called Islamic State (Isis) caliphate in Iraq is nigh. Iraqi troops gained another symbolic victory in the city of Mosul last week a... Read More

  • Editorial

    The ban is back

    A limited version of US President Donald Trump’s infamous Muslim ban is now in place after the US Supreme Court allowed for it to be enforced un... Read More

  • Editorial

    Stuck in the past

    As part of his policy of reversing Obama’s foreign policy work, US President Donald Trump has reversed another part of Obama’s foreign rel... Read More

  • Editorial

    There will be no issues of the Internet edition and newspaper

    There will be no issues of the Internet edition and newspaper on Wednesday, June 28 on account of Eid-ul-Fitr. However, arrangement has been made... Read More

  • Editorial

    There will be no issues of the Internet edition and newspaper.

    There will be no issues of the Internet edition and newspaper on Tuesday June 27 or Wednesday June 28 on account of Eid-ul-Fitar. However, arrangement... Read More

  • Editorial

    Trouble in the kingdom

    Succession in the Saudi royal family has always been a complicated affair, usually moving horizontally rather than vertically. That is why even though... Read More

  • Editorial

    A terror attack

    It has always been clear that there is a symbiotic relationship between racist, right-wing extremism and the extremism of those who claim to act in th... Read More

  • Editorial

    IPP ultimatum

    With the power shortfall hitting 5,500MW   last weekend, the government might have found itself shocked when the Independent Powers Producer... Read More

  • Editorial

    Fifty years of occupation

    It has now been fifty years of Israel’s military occupation of Palestine. June 5, 1967, is a date that remains etched in the memories of Palesti... Read More

  • Editorial

    Comey?s testimony

    The biggest crisis of Donald Trump’s short presidency came to a head on Tuesday as former FBI director James Coney gave a devastating testimony ... Read More

  • Editorial

    Voice of the many

    For the second time in half a year, a British Conservative prime minister has let political hubris dictate their decision to turn to the voting public... Read More

  • Editorial

    Terror comes to Tehran

    In an extremely worrying development, Isis has claimed Wednesday’s attacks in Tehran. At least 16 people are reported to have been killed and 43... Read More

  • Editorial

    Back to the future

    US President Donald Trump has acted on another threat he had made during his election campaign. The US will now withdraw from the historic Paris Clima... Read More

  • Editorial

    Confusion prevails

    The ongoing JIT inquiry into the prime minister and his family  has run into further controversy. With the recent leak of a  photo of Hussai... Read More

  • Editorial

    Terror strikes London

    Just two weeks after the suicide bombing in Manchester, terror struck Britain again after a white van ploughed into pedestrians in London and then wen... Read More

  • Editorial

    Madness and anger

    Whatever concerns there may be about the JIT, everyone needs to proceed with caution. Unfortunately, this was lost on the now-former Senator Nehal Has... Read More

  • Editorial

    PTI moves IHC against ECP order, jurisdiction

    Justice Aamer Farooq issued the directives after the PTI once again challenged ECP\'s jurisdiction The post PTI moves IHC against ECP order, jurisdict... Read More

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    Meatless days

    In the grip of Hindu nationalist fervor, the Indian government has now decided to cripple its lucrative meat industry. The Modi government has announc... Read More

  • Editorial

    Bad politics

    In his address to a joint session of parliament on Thursday, President Manmoon Hussain said that history will remember the performance of the House fo... Read More

  • Editorial

    Mosul?s ?collateral?

    The list of excuses the US makes to justify its massacre of civilians is almost as long as the number of such attacks themselves. From the bombing of... Read More

  • Editorial

    Spirit of Ramazan

    The holy month of Ramazan has begun for Muslims across the country. The long fast this year, from dawn to dusk, will alter the rhythm of daily lives f... Read More

  • Editorial

    Trump in the Middle East

    US President Donald Trump ended his tour of  the Middle East with another call for peace  between Israel and Palestine, but as it is with&nb... Read More

  • Editorial

    Responsible regulation

    Social media, for all its benefits, is also a Wild West frontier where anonymity brings out the worst in people. Campaigns are run shaming women and m... Read More

  • Editorial

    Terror strikes Manchester

    Late night on Monday, the UK was struck by the worst terrorist attack since the 7/7 bombings of 2005. The suicide attack took place in Manchester in t... Read More

  • Editorial

    Trump in Saudi Arabia

    Donald Trump had already given a major hint about the direction of his foreign policy when he chose Saudi Arabia to be the first country he visited as... Read More

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