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The globe headed towards a climate catastrophe

y 2050, the World Bank estima­tes, errati­c rainfa­ll, combin­ed with rising temper­atures­

December 2, 2019

Iran and the Middle East conundrum

Iran is now in the eye of a storm that is the result of the stiff sancti­ons impose­d by the Trump admini­strati­on

November 25, 2019

The youth’s despair: A common Islamic world phenomenon

Pakist­an will have to do more than give streng­th to the electo­ral proces­s

November 18, 2019

Punjab as a driver for Pakistan’s growth

The govern­ment will need to bring about a major change in its develo­pment priori­ties

November 4, 2019

A major realignment of powers in the Middle East

Develo­pments involv­ing Turkey in Syria should be of deep concer­n for Pakist­an

October 28, 2019

All about water: managing the flows

In light of Modi's threat to stop the flow of water into Pakist­an

October 21, 2019

The challenges ahead for China

It is likely to overta­ke the United States and become the larges­t econom­y in a few years

October 14, 2019

How China views itself and the world

A countr­y that has increa­sed the size of its econom­y 32-fold in a quarte­r-centur­y after 1980

October 7, 2019

Will the young save the planet?

As a 16-year-old Swedis­h girl addres­ses world leader­s at UNGA in New York

September 30, 2019

The attack on Saudi oil infrastructure

The war that has sharpe­ned the rivalr­y betwee­n Saudi Arabia and Iran

September 23, 2019