U.S. Weighs Fate of Taliban Political Office, Prompting Internal Objection

State Department specialists sent dissent cable urging more-intensive talks to end Afghanistan war By Dion Nissenbaum WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is considering a plan that would aim to close the Taliban political office in Qatar, a move that triggered an unusual internal protest by State Department officials who said it would undermine U.S. More...

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By pak_adnews On Friday, September 15th, 2017

Kashmir – The Impact of Pellet-Firing Shotguns – Amnesty International USA

Losing Sight in Kashmir: The Impact of Pellet-Firing Shotguns Pellet-firing shotguns, which have been responsible for blinding, killing and traumatizing hundreds of people in Kashmir, must be immediately banned, More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights criticizes India on Rohingya’s deportation

Prince Zeid bin Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein is the current United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, having taken up this post in September 2014. I deplore current measures in India to deport Rohingyas More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Why and until When Afghans Will Be Left Out in all Afghans’ Related Decisions?

A portrait of Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the president of Afghanistan; photographed at “The Arg” or Presidental Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan on Nov. 16, 2015 By Tajmeer Durrani It is an obvious reality that More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Afghanistan needs peace strategy, no war strategy

By Tajmeer Durrani Many Afghans do not agree with some of Trump’s recommendations. They believe that enough Afghans were killed in the last almost 40 and especially the last 16 years. Afghanistan do not want More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

The Hub of Hypocrites

Volunteers of the Hindu nationalist organisation Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) take part in a drill on the last day of their three-day workers’ meeting in Ahmedabad, India, in this January 4, 2015 file More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Pakistan, the Last Resort

By Syeda Fariha Gillani A Hindu extremist government is in place in India and Naredra Modi is bolstering anti-Pakistan forces, primarily sabotaging the ideology of Pakistan i.e. “Two Nation Theory”. Sadly, More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

China deploys new tank in Tibet, near India border

China deployed its latest military tank, the Xinqingtan, in an area of Tibet near the Indian border. Chinese news site Guancha reported Monday Beijing is increasing military buildup in Tibet in a show of force More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, June 12th, 2017

India, Pakistan expand SCO’s borders, anti-extremism convention tops agenda at Astana SCO summit

By Dmitry Lee  The Kazakh capital hosted the 17th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit June 8-9, with the accession of India and Pakistan and anti-extremism convention topping the agenda amid hopes of More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

DAISH’ Deceptive Operations: Information Warfare in Cyberspace through Rumiyah

By Syed Saqib Ali Shah Wars are no longer confined to the physical battlefields, terrorist group DAISH has since 2014 embarked on an aggressive propaganda campaign in cyberspace through different channels. Since More...