September, 2019

IN THE NEWS: ISLAMABAD’S SLIPPAGE (SEPTEMBER 23, 2019)

Written by admin on Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Islamabad’s slippage SOURCE: Dawn Monday, September 23, 2019 By KHALEEQ KIANI Pakistan’s majority lawmakers may not be comprehensively familiar with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) but their observations from the grass roots level are not different than the global assessment of Islamabad’s slippage on the world ranking. […]

IN THE NEWS: TRUMP, IMRAN TO TACKLE HOT-BUTTON ISSUES IN NEW YORK TODAY (SEPTEMBER 23, 2019)

Written by admin on Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Trump, Imran to tackle hot-button issues in New York today SOURCE: The Express Tribune Monday, September 23, 2019 By KAMRAN YOUSAF ISLAMABAD: When US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Imran Khan meet today (Monday) in New York, the current situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir and Afghan […]

IN THE NEWS: TALIBAN IN CHINA TO DISCUSS AFGHAN PEACE AFTER US TALKS COLLAPSE (SEPTEMBER 23, 2019)

Written by admin on Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Taliban in China to discuss Afghan peace after US talks collapse SOURCE: Asia Times Monday, September 23, 2019 *Afghan delegation and Chinese officials exchange views on ‘process of advancing peace in Afghanistan’, Beijing says A Taliban delegation has met Chinese officials in Beijing to discuss peace efforts […]

IN THE NEWS: TRUMP TO MEET IMRAN KHAN ON MONDAY, PM MODI ON TUESDAY IN NEW YORK (SEPTEMBER 22, 2019)

Written by admin on Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Trump to Meet Imran Khan on Monday, PM Modi on Tuesday in New York SOURCE: Daily Outlook Afghanistan Sunday, September 22, 2019 NEW YORK – President Donald Trump will meet Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday, a day after he joins Prime Minister Narendra Modi for […]

IN THE NEWS: AFGHAN OFFICIALS CAUSE STIR AT TORKHAM CROSSING CEREMONY (SEPTEMBER 21, 2019)

Written by admin on Saturday, September 21st, 2019

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Afghan Officials Cause Stir at Torkham Crossing Ceremony SOURCE: TOLO News Saturday, September 21, 2019 By HASEBA ATAKPAL *Torkham is on the Durand Line, which Pakistan claims as its border and Afghanistan does not * Ghani And Pakistan PM Discuss Peace Talks, Election * Pakistan Would Not […]

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 […]