Tag archive for ‘North Africa’
By pak_adnews On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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Geopolitical Calendar: Week of Jan. 2, 2017

EUROPE Jan. 1: Malta will assume the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union. Jan. 1: New U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will begin his tenure. Jan. 4: Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa More...

The UN Day : Pakistan’s Peacekeeping Role
By pak_adnews On Thursday, December 17th, 2015
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United Nations set to adopt resolution to disrupt Islamic State funds

Finance ministers from the 15 nations on the U.N. Security Council will meet Thursday to adopt a resolution aimed at disrupting the outside revenue that the Islamic State extremist group gets from selling oil and More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
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Interview with Afghan President Ghani: ‘I Have To Hold Our Country Together’

Interview Conducted by Susanne Koelbl in Kabul, Afghanistan A portrait of Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the president of Afghanistan; photographed at “The Arg” or Presidental Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan on More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, November 27th, 2015
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The Myth of the Caliphate – The Political History of an Idea

  By Nick Danforth In 1924, Turkish leader Kemal Ataturk officially abolished the Ottoman caliphate. Today, most Western discussions of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), the extremist group that More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Al-Qaeda vs Daish: A Deadly Propaganda War

By Iftikhar Hussain Jazib Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi and Daish have emerged from Al-Qaeda’s branch in Iraq but the violence and terror unleashed by them have even belittled Al-Qaeda and its affiliated terrorist outfits. More...