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  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Middle East

Is Pakistans worst nightmare of Jew-Hindu plot coming true

It may be what Americans call a double whammy for Pakistan Army generals. To the delight of the Baloch and the anguish of Pakistan, Islamabad’s nightmare about a Yehud o Hunood sazishor “Jewish-Hindu Plot” to undo the Islamic Republic may finally be taking shape – not as a sinister cloak-and-dagger plot but as state policies [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Balochs want India’s direct intervention in Balochistan: BRP

Geneva [Switzerland], Sept. 14 — The Baloch Republican Party (BRP) has said their leaders are seeking asylum in India as they want New Delhi’s direct intervention on the Balochistan issue just like it assisted East Pakistan in 1971 to gain freedom against West Pakistan (now Pakistan). “We think it is an absolutely right decision (to [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Middle East

Refugees’ return

UNTIL recently, Pakistan was home to the largest refugee population. For decades, the country won much praise for giving sanctuary to vulnerable people who had to flee their homes. When far wealthier countries showed a callous indifference towards those people seeking safety – tightening border controls while pleading lack of capacity – the example of [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Kashmir: human rights and wrongs

On August 17, more than 40 days after the start of the latest wave of brutal Indian repression of the Kashmiris, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, made a startling statement that his “sincere attempts to independently access the facts in relation to reports of human rights violations have failed” since his [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Bluster or masterstroke: Depends on what Govt does, say ex-diplomats

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi threw down the Balochistan gauntlet at Pakistan, a majority of seven former Foreign Secretaries The Indian Express spoke with struck a note of caution, as they mulled over the “imponderables” and what is going to follow next from the government. The Indian Express reached out to former Foreign Secretaries Shivshankar [...]

  • Sep 01 / 2016
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Middle East

PLA hawks fuel Pakistan’s push for limited war

New Delhi, Aug. 14 — The rising level of tensions in the Kashmir valley is not accidental, but forms part of a design by GHQ Rawalpindi to boost tensions in that state and in the rest of India, so that the way gets cleared for a limited conflict which would depress investor sentiment about India [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Middle East

All Balochistan residents are patriotic, says Zehri

The provincial government had purged the misnomer ‘settler’ from the daily use word list as all peoples living in the province, including Pashtuns, Balochs, Hazaras, Sindhis, Punjabis and others equally belonged to Balochistan and were patriotic to the core, Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri said on Wednesday. He said that people of all [...]

  • Jul 17 / 2016
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Middle East

Apprehensions of Gwadar people to be addressed, says CM

Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has said that Gwadar is a strong part of Balochistan and will always remain so. Legislation is being made to address the apprehensions of local people of Gwadar of being converted into a minority after development, he said at a lunch hosted by the Balochistan Newspaper Editors Council [...]

  • Jul 07 / 2016
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Middle East

FORUM-ASIA denounces Bacha Khan University attack

Perpetrators of the deadly attack on Bacha Khan University in Pakistan that resulted in at least 19 deaths and several injuries must be swiftly brought to justice, the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) said on Tuesday. Armed militants attacked the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda of north-western Pakistan on 20 January, firing indiscriminately at [...]

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