Tag Archives: Pakistan

Afghanistan Peace Talks Begin on High Expectations, New Questions

Polling shows the Afghan people were willing to make some compromises for peace. But many question whether the Taliban can be held accountable for what they’ve promised.

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Labor Day Celebrates Earning a Living, But Remember What Work Really Means

Labor Day isn’t just about earning money but an occasion to celebrate an essential human capacity.

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Why Bangladeshis Are Unhappy With the Visit of India’s Top Diplomat?

Many in Bangladesh are criticizing the recent unannounced visit of India's Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla to Dhaka. Bangladeshis think India is pressing Dhaka to drift away from China.

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The ‘Abraham Accord’

Though consequences are not yet fully clear the recently concluded Abraham Accord does not bode well for the Palestinians. Arab solidarity, always on shaky ground, has taken another hit. Also, it has started debate in Pakistan on the recognition of the Jewish state.

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Biden’s Long Foreign-Policy Record Signals How He’ll Reverse Trump

Biden goes way back with a number of world leaders, among them Chinese President Xi Jinping. Paul J. Richards/AFP via Getty Images   Even without a flashy virtual Democratic National Convention to formally introduce his presidential campaign, Joe Biden would be well known worldwide. He was President Barack Obama’s second-in-command for eight years and sat on the Senate Foreign Relations …

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VP Pick Kamala Harris Stands on Many Women’s Shoulders

Before vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris, before presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and before Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, there was Bella Abzug. A firebrand, she served three terms in the House of Representatives before giving up her seat to run unsuccessfully for the Senate. President Jimmy Carter then appointed her to head the commission planning Houston’s 1977 National Women’s Conference.

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Assessing Kashmir on August 5

The Kashmiri population is paying the price for India’s single-handed action to “solve” the Kashmir conflict, which has created new turmoil in Indian Occupied Kashmir. There is no relief in sight for them in the short run.

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Video: Who Controls Pandemic Data?

When the Trump administration ordered hospitals to report COVID-19 data to the Department of Health and Human Services rather than the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as they had been doing, it provoked worries and criticism from public health experts.

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Remembering Genocide: From Bosnia & Herzegovina to Kashmir

The disunited Muslim countries are responsible for the miseries of the Kashmiri people. The money of the Muslim countries, particularly the Arab countries, even Bangladesh, is used to kill the Muslims of Kashmir, and beyond.

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Kashmiri Lives Also Matter

When the international media are reporting about Ladakh they do that without even mentioning the vital connection to the Kashmir conflict, a sore wound in the body of South Asia that is damaging not only neighboring countries but first and foremost the Kashmiris. ‘Kashmiri Lives Also Matter’ is the message that should be taken in by the world.

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