Extremism influencing Pakistan’s general elections

Extremism influencing Pakistan’s general elections

Islamabad: With the general elections approaching, the pace of political upheavals in Pakistan also has increased. Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz have been handed out jail terms of 10 years and 7 years respectively under the charges of corruption, whereas, former President Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur […]

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US President Trump holds discussion with Saudi Prince Mohammed, avoids disclosing information to media

US President Trump holds discussion with Saudi Prince Mohammed, avoids disclosing information to media

Washington: A meeting was held between US President Donald Trump and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. ‘In a short time, Prince Mohammed has become a good friend of mine and Saudi Arabia is the closest friend of the United States and the largest purchaser of US arms,’ said President Trump after the meeting. It […]

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China puts its seal on the authoritarian rule of Chinese President Xi Jinping

China puts its seal on the authoritarian rule of Chinese President Xi Jinping

Beijing: The journey of new China which started in 1949 after the Communist revolution with the dictatorship of ‘Mao-Tse-Tung’ has now reached the authoritarian regime of President Jinping. The Chinese Parliament, ‘National People’s Congress’ has handed over the reins of the country to President Jinping. Jinping will be the President, Chief of the commanding Communist […]

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UK and Saudi Arabia sign defence deals worth $2 billion

UK and Saudi Arabia sign defence deals worth $2 billion

London: UK and Saudi Arabia signed special defence cooperation agreement worth $2 billion. With this agreement being claimed the biggest till date, Saudi Arabia will be purchasing 48 ‘Typhoon’ fighter jets from Britain. The agreement has created repercussions in Britain and the opposition has criticised the agreement of being an embarrassment for Britain. Saudi’s Crown […]

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In China, Xi Jinping to continue as President for Life as Chinese parliament passes constitutional amendment

In China, Xi Jinping to continue as President for Life as Chinese parliament passes constitutional amendment

Beijing: The path has been cleared for Xi Jinping to continue as the Chinese President till the end of his life. The Parliament dominated by the ruling Communist Party has removed the provision limiting the President to two terms in office. Before this, Mao-Tse-Tung, the founder of the Communist Party was the President of China […]

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‘Anti-Euro’ groups lead in Italian election, likely to end in hung parliament as no party gets absolute majority

‘Anti-Euro’ groups lead in Italian election, likely to end in hung parliament as no party gets absolute majority

Rome: The preliminary results of the elections held in Italy on Sunday have been declared. It has been seen that the parties that have adopted aggressive stance against the European Union (EU) policies have garnered maximum votes. Former Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, who took an aggressive stand against refugees, ‘League’ and ‘Brothers of Italy’ […]

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Ruling Communist Party proposes unlimited extension in the tenure of Chinese President Jinping

Ruling Communist Party proposes unlimited extension in the tenure of Chinese President Jinping

Beijing: Xi Jinping, the Chinese President who has sought status similar to Mao Tse Tung- founder of the Chinese Communist party, has taken steps to ensure that his autocratic rule continues without any restrictions of tenure. A proposal to remove the clause that limits the Presidential tenure to two terms from the constitution was put […]

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‘Settlement’ amount in Saudi action to cross 100 billion, claim senior officials

‘Settlement’ amount in Saudi action to cross 100 billion, claim senior officials

Riyadh: The Saudi government is likely to receive almost USD 100 billion in settlement amounts under the anti-corruption drive started by the Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman, informed a senior Saudi official. In the action that started in November, 11 princes and 200 others have been put under house arrest in a five-star hotel in […]

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