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WTO leadership race seen as hostage to US election

The World Trade Organization’s effort to select a leader entered a new stage this week as ambassadors from 164 member countries met with senior officials for private ‘confessionals’ to say…

Political temperature rising

The arrest of Shahbaz Sharif by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) from the Lahore High Court premises immediately after his application of extension in bail was rejected on September 28,…

Political chessboard

AS the Titanic was sinking, its captain had the ship’s band play on to fool the passengers into thinking all was well. With the PTI’s ship rapidly hitting multiple political…

Economic, political, military strength

National Security Committee (NSC) chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan and attended by civilian and military leadership approved the first-ever National Security Policy (NSP) 2022-26 after a detailed briefing by…

Dark clouds on the political horizon

Eleven opposition parties met at an Iftar (breaking fast) dinner in Islamabad at Chairman Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari's residence on May 19, 2019. If Jamiat-e-Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief…