Monday , February 19 2018

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Erdogan dynamic leadership to strengthen D-8 member states

Rehmat Mehsud ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has expressed optimism that under the dynamic leadership of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the economic cooperation among D-8 member states will be further strengthened. The prime minister delivered a speech at the D-8 Summit in Istanbul Congratulating Turkey on assumption of …

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The anti-hero

Murtaza Shibli Sheikh Abdullah remains a prominent yet most unaccomplished leader of Jammu and Kashmir. His struggle for the rights of Kashmiris crafted a strong sense of the Kashmiri identity. But its yearnings remain unfulfilled. The so-called lion of Kashmir enjoyed massive support. However, he wilfully commandeered a bitter and …

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Trump’s decision will not bring peace to Israel — quite the opposite

Robert Fisk I was called by an Irish radio station in Dublin to respond to President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. What did I think was going on inside the US president’s mind, I was asked? And I replied immediately: “I don’t have the …

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All is not well

Once a formidable political force the Pakistan Muslim League led by embattled former prime minister Mian Nawaz Sharif now seems to have lost its hold on togetherness and collectivism that is believed to be a hall-mark of a mature political party. A cursory look into the recent statements by its …

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Death Trap

The notorious Tihar jail has virtually become a death trap for Kashmiri political prisoners where they are being abused, tortured, and humiliated and harassed day in and day out. The sprawling Jail in the west of New Delhi is known for its brutality and notoriety across the region. It is …

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