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Tehreek Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Chief Hakimullah Mehsud killed in drone attack

Tehreek Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Hakimullah Mehsud is killed in alleged drone attack. According to news reports, several missiles were fired at a car and at one of Hakimullah Mehsud’s compounds in North Waziristan. Five people were killed. The strike was carried out near the town of Miranshah in North Waziristan. Hakimullah Mehsud became the [...]

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Peshawar Church blasts left at least 80 Christians dead

Sunday Mass at Peshawar Church turned into bloodbath when two alleged suicide blasts ripped through the crowd coming out of the premises. At least 80 died and more than hundred are wounded, many in critical condition, in an inhuman act of terrorism at All Saints Church in historic Kohati gate area of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. [...]

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Mamnoon Hussain of PML-N elected as 12th President of Pakistan

Mamnoon Hussain of PML-N, 73-year-old businessman from Karachi and ex-governor Sindh, has been elected as 12th President of Pakistan. Mamnoon Hussain won easily in Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan, though he lost in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, where PTI has the majority. He won 277 out of 311 votes in the upper and lower houses of parliament to emerge [...]

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PML-N to form National Government, matching men to ministries

After winning the majority of seats in National Assembly, PML-N is in a comfortable position to make government without taking a major partner on board. So far, many independents have joined them and Maulana Fazlur Rehman and his JUI-F are also in talks to share power. The groups inside PML-N are lobbying for their favourite [...]

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Nawaz Sharif in Medina

Nawaz Sharif in Medina, doing what he does in Pakistan

Nawaz Sharif, the ex-Prime Minister of Pakistan who has the habit of fleeing away when there is some tension going on back home, is currently in Saudi Arabia. The apparent reason for visiting KSA is to perform Umrah and spent the last Ashrah (10 days) of Ramadan there. Above picture shows Nawaz Sharif and his [...]

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Dynastic Politics of Nawaz Sharif

Dynastic Politics of Nawaz Sharif and PML-N

Nawaz Sharif talks a lot about changing the system. However, his own party is an example of dynastic politics. PML-N is crowded with family and friends and is managed like another business of Ittefaq Group of Industries.

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Makhdoom Javed Hashmi to join PTI?

Makhdoom Javed Hashmi is joining Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf? If rumors are true, this is going to be a big blow to PML-N and another prized wicket in the arsenal of Imran Khan. Since PTI jalsa in Lahore, number of political stalwarts, bureaucrats and ex-servicemen have joined PTI, including Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Azam Swati, Khursheed Kasuri, [...]

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Memo Gate set to break every one’s Gait

The twists and turn on memo issue seems to be far from over. With every passing day the revelations, counter revelations as well as stake holders of this issue are not only increasing, but their magnitude has become alarming. With Pakistan’s opposition under Mian Nawaz taking this matter to supreme court, it seems that this [...]

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Imran Khan Vive la Revolution vs Pakistan Political Spectrum

Imran Khan’s Vive la Revolution vs Pakistan Political Spectrum

It’s a reality, so no more hanky banky about the number of seats and whose “Jalsa” was bigger. Imran’s troops have really rattled the stage, and to put it right after a long lull there is something worth writing or talking. Imran Khan has matured well with time, as politics in Pakistan is a tight [...]

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Ethnic Cards: The New Political Time Bomb

The political scenario of Pakistan has never been a segment, one can be proud of. From 63 years, a mixture of greed for power and wealth, self centric goals and motivations have rattled the very foundation of this nation. One shouldn’t solely put the blame on our political pundits and king makers. Over all, we [...]

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