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Judiciary-Military Tensions in Pakistan

1 hour 48 minutes ago

Pakistan is on the brink of a significant institutional showdown as the judiciary appears increasingly prepared to challenge the military’s extensive influence. The judiciary’s resistance to the military’s actions involving former Prime Minister Imran Khan underscores the growing tension between these two powerful entities. The military has been involved in legal actions against Khan, including […]

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Noman Hossain

Pakistan’s Cycle of IMF Dependence and Structural Challenges

1 hour 55 minutes ago

Pakistan has recently secured another loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), highlighting the nation’s ongoing economic instability and reliance on external bailouts. The staff-level agreement for a $7 billion extended fund arrangement (EFF) over 37 months marks Pakistan’s 24th IMF program. This recurring dependence underscores the persistent challenges in managing the country’s economy. The […]

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Noman Hossain

Breaking Barriers: Could Kamala Harris Become America’s First Woman President?

14 hours 34 minutes ago

The prospect of the United States electing its first woman president is a topic of immense anticipation and interest. As Vice President Kamala Harris occupies a position of unprecedented prominence, the speculation about her potential candidacy for the presidency in the future grows more intense with each passing day. This article delves into the factors […]

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Pakistani police raid PTI office, arrest leader Gohar Ali Khan amid rising tensions

17 hours 6 minutes ago

Pakistani media has reported that police raided the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party office in Islamabad and arrested Gohar Ali Khan, the party’s leader. Dawn Pakistan newspaper reported that Gohar Ali Khan and Raouf Hassan, the party’s spokesperson, were arrested on Monday, July 22, from the PTI office in Islamabad. According to Ali Ijaz Buttar, a […]

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Fidel Rahmati

Nearly 4,000 Afghan migrants deported from Iran and Pakistan

17 hours 22 minutes ago

The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation has reported the deportation of nearly four thousand Afghan migrants from Iran and Pakistan. On Monday, July 22, the Ministry announced that 3,775 Afghan migrants had been expelled from Iran and Pakistan. The Ministry’s statement notes that the expelled individuals entered the country on July 21 through the Torkham, […]

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Fidel Rahmati

Netanyahu heads to Washington amid post-Biden withdrawal decision

17 hours 56 minutes ago

Israeli media reported that Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister of Israel, has left Tel Aviv for Washington. This comes amidst the sudden decision by Joe Biden, the President of the United States, to withdraw from the ongoing election race, causing political uncertainty in the country. According to reports, Benjamin Netanyahu departed Tel Aviv on Monday, […]

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Fidel Rahmati

Afghanistan Journalists Center urges immediate release of media worker

18 hours 15 minutes ago

The Afghanistan Journalists Center has called for the immediate and unconditional release of Said Rahim Saeedi, a filmmaker and television producer. The organization has also demanded that the Taliban halt the detention, threats, and intimidation of journalists and media personnel. According to reports, Saidi, the managing director and producer of the YouTube channel “Nam,” was […]

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Fidel Rahmati

UN reports surge in stillbirths and child malnutrition in Gaza amid ongoing conflict

18 hours 49 minutes ago

The United Nations has recently reported a disturbing increase in stillbirths and child malnutrition in Gaza. According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), worsening malnutrition poses a serious risk to pregnant women and infants, with rising rates of stillbirths, low birth weights, and stunted growth among children. On Sunday, the UNFPA highlighted that low […]

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Fidel Rahmati

Pakistani police officer killed in Peshawar attack amid rising violence

19 hours 18 minutes ago

Pakistani media report that a police officer was killed in Peshawar following an attack by armed individuals. According to Pakistani media, the attack occurred on Sunday, July 21, at the “Armored” checkpoint in central Peshawar. Pakistani officials have confirmed that the victim was named Saeedullah and was targeted by a sniper. As of now, no […]

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Fidel Rahmati

Biden’s surprising withdrawal leaves Democrats in disarray ahead of 2024 election

19 hours 36 minutes ago

International media have reported that following President Joe Biden’s surprising withdrawal from the 2024 U.S. presidential campaign, senior Democratic Party members, including Kamala Harris, are in shock over this decision. According to Axios, even Biden’s advisers were unaware of his decision to withdraw from the election race. This lack of coordination, especially on the brink […]

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Fidel Rahmati

OCHA reports nearly 300 civilian deaths from landmines and explosives in Afghanistan in 6 months

19 hours 55 minutes ago

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Afghanistan reports that 292 civilians were killed in the first six months of this year due to landmine and unexploded ordnance incidents. The organization stated on Sunday, July 21, that 89% of the casualties from landmine and unexploded ordnance explosions in 2023 were […]

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Fidel Rahmati

Who will replace Biden to challenge Trump?

20 hours 11 minutes ago

Following President Joe Biden’s withdrawal from the presidential race, speculation about the Democratic Party’s potential nominee to challenge Donald Trump has become a major topic in U.S. media. Sky News reported early today, Monday, July 22, that although Biden has endorsed Kamala Harris as his successor, other contenders could challenge her candidacy for the upcoming […]

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Fidel Rahmati

8 executed in Iran, including Afghan citizen, amid ongoing human rights concerns

21 hours 1 minute ago

An Iranian human rights organization, Hengaw, has reported the execution of eight individuals, including an Afghan citizen, for drug-related offences. According to the organization, the executions took place on Saturday, July 20, and Sunday, July 21, at the Qezel Hesar prison in Karaj and the Adelabad prison in Shiraz. The report indicates that those executed […]

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Fidel Rahmati

Bangladesh court reduces Govt job quotas after deadly student protests

21 hours 17 minutes ago

The Supreme Court of Bangladesh has reduced the quota for government jobs following a week of deadly protests. Previously, one-third of government positions were reserved for the relatives of those who participated in the 1971 war against Pakistan. The court has now reduced this quota to 5%. According to the new ruling, 93% of government […]

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Fidel Rahmati

PTM leader condemns violent protests in Frankfurt over Gilaman Wazir’s death

22 hours 43 minutes ago

The leader of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) has stated that the recent protests in Frankfurt, which resulted in an attack on the Pakistani consulate, were deliberately escalated to violence by some individuals. Manzoor Pashteen, without naming specific individuals or groups, has called for the arrest of those responsible for the violence. In a post […]

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Fidel Rahmati

Pakistan to block passports of individuals involved in Frankfurt consulate attack

22 hours 59 minutes ago

The Pakistani Minister of Information has announced that the passports and identification cards of Pakistani citizens involved in the attack on the country’s consulate in Frankfurt, Germany, will be blocked. Ata Tarar stated that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, led by Imran Khan, might have played a role in inciting the attack on the consulate. […]

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Fidel Rahmati

Customs Tariffs on selected imported goods increased in Afghanistan

1 day 7 hours ago

The Afghanistan Ministry of Finance has announced an increase in customs tariffs on certain imported goods to support local production. In a statement released on Sunday, July 21, the ministry explained that this decision was made during the second tariff committee meeting of the current solar year. The ministry’s statement indicated that national tariff codes […]

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Fidel Rahmati

Afghanistan University entrance exam results announced, excluding girls

1 day 7 hours ago

The Afghanistan Examination Authority has announced that Atal Khan Rahimzai, son of Mohammad Azim, achieved the highest score in the 1403 (2024) university entrance exam. According to Radio Television Afghanistan, Atal Khan scored 359.61 points and has secured a place at Kabul Medical University. The Taliban-controlled Examination Authority reported that Syed Hamid Hashimi from Balkh […]

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Fidel Rahmati

Biden announces no reelection bid; endorses Harris as successor

1 day 8 hours ago

President Joe Biden has announced that he will not seek reelection in a letter posted on his official X account. In a follow-up post, Biden endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris as his preferred successor. “It has been the greatest honor of my life to serve as your President,” Biden stated. He added that while he […]

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Iran and Pakistan deport nearly 6,000 Afghan refugees

1 day 9 hours ago

The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation has reported the deportation of nearly 6,000 Afghan migrants from Iran and Pakistan. The ministry announced on Sunday, July 21, that a total of 5,855 Afghan migrants were expelled from Iran and Pakistan. The expelled individuals entered Afghanistan between July 19 and 20 through the Torkham, Spin Boldak, Islam […]

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Fidel Rahmati