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Female Jirga set up in Swat to get justice for women

AKHUN BABA, July 11: When 16-year-old Tahira was murdered in a horrific acid attack last year, her poverty-stricken parents got no justice. Officials slammed the door in their faces and the police refused to listen

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Road to Kashgar (Pak - China Project)
The agreement between Pakistan and China to build a trade link connecting Gwadar`s deep-sea port with Kashgar steps up bilateral economic cooperation. The two countries realise the significance of the new link described as the Pak-China economic corridor. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had termed it a `game-changer` for the region before embarking upon his China visit.

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Hope for Balochistan?

Will Nawaz Sharif’s Laudable decision to choose for Balochistan’s Chief Ministership a Bloach from outside his party revive hope for tranquility, good governance and progress in that much misunderstood and persistently wronged federating unit ?

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Balochistan cauldron
THE latest bloodbath in Quetta is yet another grim reminder of Balochistan’s dangerous slide into anarchy. The gruesome killing of women students and the subsequent siege of the Bolan Medical Complex indicate the growing stridency of the militants and raises serious questions about our counterterrorism efforts.
Zahid Hussain

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Tale of two Waziristans
TWISTING and turning along the rugged mountains, a newly constructed highway has changed the landscape of South Waziristan which not too long ago was described as the headquarters of the Pakistani Taliban’s ‘Islamic Emirate of Waziristan’.
Zahid Hussain

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Constitutional limits and fundamental rights? 

Sana Baloch

The distasteful feature of Pakistani polity and disrespect for constitutional rights can easily be précised by a careful examination of the worsening human rights violations of non-core groups by dominant institutions

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Pakistan fights back in Shikarpur

Marvi Sirmed

Shikarpur was to the old Sindh what Karachi is today to Pakistan. Having trade links with Central Asia, from Qandahar to Uzbekistan to Moscow, Shikarpur was the gateway of Sindh to the world

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VIEW: Modern ‘slavery’

It does not matter how educated you are. If you are Asian, you are subjected to insult, arrogance and degradation at the hands of the Arabs

Kahar Zalmay

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