September, 2019

IN THE NEWS: PAKISTAN – CPEC SHELVED? (SEPTEMBER 20, 2019)

Written by admin on Friday, September 20th, 2019

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten CPEC shelved? SOURCE: The News International Friday, September 20, 2019 KARACHI: The $50 billion worth China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects launched amidst lot of fanfare by the PML-N government and they soon became so expedient that practically all political parties lined to take its credit. Some analysts […]

IN THE NEWS: PAKISTAN COURT GRANTS BAIL TO TWO PASHTUN POLITICAL LEADERS (SEPTEMBER 19, 2019)

Written by admin on Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Pakistan Court Grants Bail To Two Pashtun Lawmakers SOURCE: Gandhara Thursday, September 19, 2019 (Posted) A court in northwestern Pakistan has granted bail to two lawmakers incarcerated for months for an alleged attack on an army check post near the Afghan border. Lawyers for Ali Wazir and […]

IN THE NEWS: KHAN WARNS PAKISTANIS AGAINST JIHAD IN KASHMIR (SEPTEMBER 19, 2019)

Written by admin on Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten KHAN WARNS PAKISTANIS AGAINST JIHAD IN KASHMIR SOURCE: Newsweek Pakistan Thursday, September 19, 2019 *PRIME MINISTER SAYS INDIAN AUTHORITIES ARE ‘LOOKING FOR ANY EXCUSE’ TO CRACK DOWN ON KASHMIRIS Prime Minister Imran Khan warned citizens on Wednesday that anyone who goes to fight jihad in Kashmir would […]

IN THE NEWS: TALIBAN MUST DEMONSTRATE COMMITMENT TO PEACE: POMPEO (SEPTEMBER 18, 2019)

Written by admin on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Taliban Must Demonstrate Commitment To Peace: Pompeo SOURCE: TOLO News Wednesday, September 18, 2019 *Pompeo condemns the recent Taliban attacks on the people, institutions, and infrastructure of Afghanistan * Suicide Attack at Ghani Campaign Rally Kills 26, Wounds 42 * Trump Could Meet Iran’s Rouhani At UN: […]

IN THE NEWS: MADRASSA REGISTRATION LIKELY TO START NEXT MONTH (SEPTEMBER 18, 2019)

Written by admin on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Madrassa registration likely to start next month SOURCE: The News International Wednesday, September 18, 2019 ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training is all set to start the registration of over 35,000 religious seminaries (Madrassas) operating across the country from the next month. The ministry was […]

IN THE NEWS: NEARLY NINE IN TEN AFGHANS ARE SUFFERING: GALLUP (SEPTEMBER 17, 2019)

Written by admin on Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Nearly nine In 10 Afghans Are Suffering: Gallup SOURCE: TOLO News Tuesday, September 17, 2019 *The percentage who rated their lives so poorly that they are considered “suffering” shot to a record high of 85% * Study Finds Afghans ‘Slightly’ More Optimistic This Year * Afghanistan Rice […]

IN THE NEWS: PAKISTAN AND INDIA FACE COMMON THREATS. CLIMATE CHANGE IS THE BIGGEST ONE (SEPTEMBER 17, 2019)

Written by admin on Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Pakistan and India face common threats. Climate change is the biggest one SOURCE: Dawn Prism Tuesday, September 17, 2019 By AHMAD AHSAN *Collective action may just be what is needed to secure the lives and livelihoods of future generations Climate change is no longer limited to books […]

IN THE NEWS: INDIA IS CHANGING GAME FOR CHINA & PAKISTAN IN INDIAN OCCUPIED kASHMIR (SEPTEMBER 16, 2019)

Written by admin on Monday, September 16th, 2019

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten India is changing game for China & Pakistan in IOK SOURCE: The News International Monday, September 16, 2019 RAWALPINDI: The US-China trade war has provided Indian Prime Minister Modi with an opportunity he couldn’t refuse: to change the game in Kashmir for China and Pakistan. Back in […]

IN THE NEWS: THE AFGHAN PEACE DEAL: NOT DEAD YET (SEPTEMBER 16, 2019)

Written by admin on Monday, September 16th, 2019

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten The Afghan peace deal: not dead yet SOURCE: The Express Tribune Monday, September 16, 2019 By KAMRAN YOUSAF President Trump has again shown to the world why he is perceived as unpredictable. He is a leader who could do things others can’t even imagine. The latest example […]

IN THE NEWS: FIFTH COLUMN: REMEMBER 9/11 AND WHY IT HAPPENED (SEPTEMBER 15, 2019)

Written by admin on Sunday, September 15th, 2019

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Fifth Column: Remember 9/11 and why it happened SOURCE: The Indian Express Sunday, September 15, 2019 By TAVLEEN SINGH *Kashmir may once have been a problem between Hindus and Muslims, but for many years now the real problem has been the spread in the Valley of jihadist […]