Afzal Hussain

  • Half-widow is a unique term given to married Kashmiri women of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) whose husbands have disappeared and are still missing since they have not been declared deceased. The term was coined sometime during the decades of conflict in Indian Occupied Kashmir when Kashmiri men ...

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  • On March 08, 2016, the breaking news was that “Celebrating International Women’s Day Around the World”. It is a global event to mark social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world. The human rights activists and the lovers of democracy pledged to ...

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  • That on March 1, 2016, the breaking news was that “Pakistani passport second worst in the world”. Since 2006, London-based firm Henley & Partners in collaboration with the International Air Transport Association prepare an annual list, ranking countries by how freely their citizens ...

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  • On February 09, 2016, the breaking news was that “Obama urges Arabs to set up inclusive governments”. US President Barack Obama urged Arab countries to establish inclusive (wide-ranging) governments to ensure security in their region during his speech on the opening day of the World ...

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  • On January 24, 2016, the breaking news was that “Iran, China agree $600 billion trade deal after sanctions lifted”. Tehran and Beijing agreed to expand multidimensional ties and increase bilateral trade more than tenfold in the next decade, during a visit to Iran by Chinese President Xi ...

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  • On September 15, 2015, the breaking news was “Pakistan military band enthralls Moscow”. A 78-member Pakistan Tri-Services Military band enthralled audience by their fantastic performance when they played ceremonial tunes including the National Anthem and patriotic songs at the ...

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  • On August 21, 2015, the breaking news was that “India-Pakistan Talks Hang in the Balance over Kashmir”. Pakistan’s National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz was scheduled to land in New Delhi for meetings with his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval. The reason behind the breaking news that ...

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  • Iran and six major world powers (US, UK, France, China, Russia and Germany) reached a nuclear deal on July 14, 2015 in Vienna, the Austrian capital, finalizing more than a decade of negotiations with the historic accord that could transform the Middle East or perhaps even its neighboring countries ...

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  • The conflict in the Middle East has the potential to escalate into a prolonged, and serious, regional war. The rise of Yemen’s Houthi movement began with thousands of Yemenis protesting in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, urging the President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi’s government to step down ...

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  • Jammu and Kashmir was and still is famous for its enthralling beauty and natural scenery throughout the world. According to its history, the Mughal Emperor Jahangir once said: “If there is a paradise on earth, it is here, it is here, it is here.” However, after the partition of the ...

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  • Pakistans Founding Father, Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, gave a momentous direction during a speech he delivered at a meeting of the Muslim University Union, Aligarh, on March 10, 1944. He said: No nation can rise to the height of glory, unless your women are side by side with you. We are ...

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  • Abukar Arman It goes without saying that the Somali political problem can only be solved if and when all the actors, who are in contention are willing to engage in serious peace negotiation and reconciliation. And, as in all wars and protracted conflicts, there are those elements that perpetuate ...

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  • To the lovers of democracy, freedom, human rights, and justice and for all without discrimination of colour, caste, creed and religion. Pakistan was founded for the religious, social, economic and political empowerment of the Muslims of the subcontinent; subsequently transforming a piece of land ...

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