Afghanistan/Pakistan

MAP: AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN

Written by admin on Saturday, February 24th, 2018

we are out of office during the weekend On our return on Monday we will publish our selection of articles.

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IN THE NEWS: TAPI ‘A MILESTONE’IN THE COUNTRY’S DEVELOPMENT (FEBRUARY 22, 2018)

Written by admin on Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten TAPI ‘A Milestone’ In The Country’s Development SOURCE: TOLO News Thursday, February 22, 2018 By MIR HAIDARSHAH OMID *Religious scholars and industrialists have said the Afghan nation needs to be mobilized to support this important project While Afghanistan prepares for the start of construction of the Afghanistan […]

IN THE NEWS: FOR PML-N, SHEHBAZ IS THE OBVIOUS CHOICE (FEBRUARY 22, 2018)

Written by admin on Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten For PML-N, Shehbaz is the obvious choice SOURCE: The Express Tribune Thursday, February 22, 2018 By RAMEEZ KHAN and SARDAR SIKANDER LAHORE / ISLAMABAD: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif is considered to be an obvious choice for PML-N president, while Senior Vice President Yaqoob Khan Naseer is expected […]

IN THE NEWS: U.S. MOTION TO PUT PAKISTAN ON TERROR FINANCING WATCHLIST FAILS AMID DIVISION (FEBRUARY 21, 2018)

Written by admin on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten US motion to put Pakistan on terror financing watchlist fails amid division SOURCE: Daily Times Wednesday, February 21, 2018 PARIS: A US-sponsored resolution to consider placing Pakistan on a watchlist of countries that financially aid terrorism remained inconclusive after a meeting of the Financial Action Task Force […]

IN THE NEWS: INDIA’S SECRET WAR (FEBRUARY 21, 2018)

Written by admin on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten India’s secret war SOURCE”Frontline Wednesday, February 21, 2018 (Posted) By PRAVEEN SWAMI FOR six hours, the hired car had driven through a forest of shadows, cast by the mountains of Iran’s Sistan-Baluchistan province—for generations, a refuge for smugglers, insurgents and spies. Heading towards Saravan, a town of […]

IN THE NEWS: CONTACTS WITH BALOCH NATIONALS – CHINA NOT BYPASSING PAKISTAN GOVT (FEBRUARY 20, 2018)

Written by admin on Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Contacts with Baloch Nationals: China not bypassing Pakistan govt SOURCE: The Nation Tuesday, February 20, 2018 By SHAFQAT ALI *FO says CPEC security Pakistan’s responsibility ISLAMABAD – China is not bypassing the Pakistan government by holding talks with the Baloch nationalist leaders, top officials here said Monday. […]

IN THE NEWS: AGITATOR AT LARGE – TAHIRUL QADRI (FEBRUARY 20, 2018)

Written by admin on Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Agitator at large: Tahirul Qadri SOURCE: Dawn (Herald) Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Tahirul Qadri is a man of many hats. Priest, protester, politician, public orator. He wears each with the same conviction. He weaves in and out of Parliament, the country and the political landscape effortlessly. Well, […]

IN THE NEWS: SOUTH ASIA MUST UNITE AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE (FEBRUARY 19, 2018)

Written by admin on Monday, February 19th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten South Asia must unite against climate change SOURCE: Daily Times Monday, February 19, 2018 By M ARSHED RAFIQ *The emerging climate risks unfold an opportunity for cross-border cooperation and sharing of knowledge and expertise “Ignorance is always afraid of Change”, said Jawaharlal Nehru, the founding father of […]

IN THE NEWS: INDIA-IRAN SIGN 9 MoUs, AGREE ON CHABAHAR, AFGHANISTAN & MORE (FEBRUARY 19, 2018)

Written by admin on Monday, February 19th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten India-Iran Sign 9 MoUs, Agree on Chabahar, Afghanistan & More SOURCE: Daily Outlook Afghanistan Monday, February 19, 2018 NEW DELHI – India and Iran have agreed to expand connectivity beyond Chabahar Port, not only to link it with a Railway line to Zahidan, but to connect it […]

IN THE NEWS: CHASING DIRTY MONEY (FEBRUARY 18, 2018)

Written by admin on Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Chasing dirty money SOURCE: The News on Sunday Sunday, February 18, 2018 By ZEESHAN HAIDER World over, crackdown on dirty money is intensifying each passing day. It is not just the United States and its European allies which have stepped up their war on black money and […]