Category Archive: Around the World, Featured

Rohingya’s Muslims and Pakistan’s minorities

Rohingya’s Muslims and Pakistan’s minorities

Lately, I have been reviewing the horrifying pictures of Rohingya Muslims being slaughtered inhumanly at the hands of some extremist Buddhist Monks. On the contrary, the religion of Buddhism is...
UK Elections and minorities

UK Elections and minorities

The 2015 UK General Election concluded without reports of any major unpleasantness and the Conservatives won 330 seats and Prime Minister David Cameron is going to stay in 10 Downing Street. On the...
Obama’s Reluctance and Putin’s Plan

Obama’s Reluctance and Putin’s Plan

Russian plan to put Syria’s chemical arms under international supervision has baffled US President Obama who is now saying that initiative has the potential to remove the threat of chemical...
Egypt Protests Exposing our Double Standards

Egypt Protests Exposing our Double Standards

In recent weeks, the Pakistani media has published various commentaries written on Egyptian crisis in support of Muslim Brotherhood(MB), highlighting the atrocities going on in Egypt committed by the...
Who will suffer consequences of Military Option?

Who will suffer consequences of Military Option?

After serious allegations of using large-scale chemicals weapons on civilians in Syria by Syrian forces, the US and its allies are thinking over using military option in Syria to uproot Bashar...
Egypt: A Pyrrhic Counter-Revolution?

Egypt: A Pyrrhic Counter-Revolution?

Almost wo years after the January 25 revolution which lead to the ouster of the erstwhile military strongman Hosni Mubarak, Egypt is still in a transition. The political struggle in Egypt has...
Why Dream of Eurasian Union?

Why Dream of Eurasian Union?

Eurasian Union (EAU), is without a doubt the dream of Russian President Vladimir Putin who proposed forming a Eurasian Union with Kazakhstan and Belarus and in November 2011, the presidents of these...
Afghanistan- An Alternative Policy Paradigm

Afghanistan- An Alternative Policy Paradigm

With a new government in power in Pakistan it may be opportune to analyse our foreign policy with regard to two of our neighbours, Afghanistan and India and perhaps, develop an alternative narrative...
How Syrian Conflict Morphed into a Sectarian Clash?

How Syrian Conflict Morphed into a Sectarian Clash?

It sours every heart seeing the Muslims from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, to Syria Lebanon and Iran going down the road of a Sunni-Shiite (shia) conflict, which is bound to have terrible results....
In Line of Service towards Humanity

In Line of Service towards Humanity

President Barack Obama stands next to George W.H Bush during an event to honour the winners of 5000th Daily Point of White Awards at The White House in Washington D.C on 15th July 2013.  Points of...
Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom

As young and old, men and women around the world wait for some good news to come out of the hospital where the ailing South African leader Nelson Mandela is being treated for recurring lung...
Ooh Lala Ooh Lala: Egypt’s Morsi Ousted!

Ooh Lala Ooh Lala: Egypt’s Morsi Ousted!

“Ooh Lala ooh Lala was the song I saw Egypt’s military chief play after toppling reactionary dictator Mohammed Morsi.   Abdel Fattah al-Sisi,, the army chief and world’s most revered...
Hassan Rowhani, The New President of Iran

Hassan Rowhani, The New President of Iran

Hassan Rowhani, 64, a moderate, was declared the outright winner with 50.68 percent of votes cast in Iran’s Presidential polls held on June 14. He singularly won against the five conservative...
Pak-India Friendship: Fruitful or Else?

Pak-India Friendship: Fruitful or Else?

Even though PPP government almost did nothing to raise the expectation bar for the present government, Pakistani’s still seem pregnant with hope that change is in the air.  Nawaz Sharif’s...
Iran’s Presidential Race Begins

Iran’s Presidential Race Begins

Iran’s Interior Ministry has issued the Approved Official List of eight Candidates for upcoming Presidential Election to be held on June 14. Sitting President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is out of race...
Devastation Hits Syria Hard

Devastation Hits Syria Hard

The civil war in Syria has turned the country into a land of “Devastation and Destruction” where hundreds of thousands of people have lost their lives without knowing their mistake or...
Iran’s Nuclear Program

Iran’s Nuclear Program

Iran’s Nuclear Program is one of the most sensitive and critical issues in the politics of Middle East that has various geo-political dimensions that generate some other aspects to talk about how a...
Resolve the Prisoners Issue

Resolve the Prisoners Issue

  Afzal Guru a Kashmiri incarcerated in the notorious Tihar jail for allegedly storming the Indian parliament in December 2001 was hanged in the small hours of a cold winter morning early this...
Nuclear Threat in Korean Peninsula

Nuclear Threat in Korean Peninsula

North Korea has recently threatened USA and its ally South Korea with nuclear war. This shrill threat has once again drawn world’s attention towards Korean Peninsula and has reminded the world that...
How Territorial Disputes Roil Peace in Asia?

How Territorial Disputes Roil Peace in Asia?

Where don’t we find territorial disputes around the world? However, the nature of some disputes is so critical and alarming that they should be considered as a constant threat to World peace. It is...
How Dramatic Can be Indian Elections?

How Dramatic Can be Indian Elections?

Everyone and their grandmothers know that the next battle in Indian politics will be between Nardenda Modi, the Chief Minister of Gujarat and Rahul Gandhi, the scion-in-waiting, and currently the...
What Pakistan has to Learn from Mexico

What Pakistan has to Learn from Mexico

Over the past six years in Mexico, 60,000 people have died in a drug war that has engulfed the international press. Leaders of drug cartel roam with seeming impunity, chalking fear into the...