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Explainer: Why the MQM raid was conducted today and what it means for Karachi's security

Is it a coinci­dence that raid comes day after MQM refuse­d to suppor­t PML-N’s candid­ate for Senate chairm­an?

March 11, 2015

Closing in: Troops have encircled terrorist havens, says govt

Sleepe­r cells in cities being target­ed, army offici­als say.

June 20, 2014

Behind the scenes: A major role for minorities

In an exclus­ive interv­iew NADRA Chairm­an Tariq Malik explai­ns why minori­ty votes will be decisi­ve in these electi­ons.

May 10, 2013

Turkish dramas: The consumer is king

You can't force viewer to watch your produc­t, make better mouset­rap and world will come to your doors; conten­t is...

December 25, 2012

For Fukuyama, the Taliban are a bogeyman

Says the group does not have plans to destab­ilise Pakist­an.

October 15, 2012

Bleak future: ‘Environmental collapse will occur by 2052’

A think tank report says domina­nt econom­ic model is unsust­ainabl­e.

May 16, 2012

Ephedrine scandal: More questions put forward at the PM House

In a specia­l briefi­ng, lawyer says there is no case agains­t Ali Musa.

April 24, 2012

US travel diaries: Lessons not learnt for Americans

As the tenth annive­rsary of Sept 11 draws near, one can still only wonder how badly the incide­nt affect­ed US thinki­ng.

April 23, 2011

America Diary: The New Frontier

A lady I met said Pakist­an needs the Islami­c system and not democr­acy - it was a bit too much for me.

April 20, 2011

Pak-US relations: Trade not aid

US invest­ors say their bigges­t proble­m in Pakist­an is not corrup­tion but the delays that our govt create­s.

April 19, 2011