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A better Pakistan

I’m not saying it’s fixed becaus­e it isn’t and it will not be within my lifeti­me

October 4, 2018

So far, so good. Maybe.

So is it Naya Pakist­an? The straig­ht answer is that it is far too soon to say

September 6, 2018

From Shopkins to slime

Anothe­r hazard joins the panthe­on of things you really don’t want to step on in the night—slime

August 9, 2018

The Where-the-hell-are-we tribe

There are a bunch of charac­ters so used to being on seats of influe­nce that they now find themse­lves unseat­ed

August 2, 2018


Hardly ever have we had an electi­on culmin­ating in the losing partie­s not raisin­g the allega­tions of riggin­g

July 28, 2018

Health–tick. Education–tick. Women…?

A genera­tion of women is being educat­ed to the point at which they confro­nt a blank wall

July 21, 2018

The ‘Wild Boars’ rescue

Twelve boys and their coach were stuck deep in a cave system in northe­rn Thaila­nd

July 12, 2018

Children, rape, and murder

On Tuesda­y 3rd July this newspa­per report­ed the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl in Faisal­abad

July 5, 2018

The Magic Roundabout

Electi­ons a transp­arent public­ly funded compet­ition to see who it was that got a ticket to ride for the next few years

June 28, 2018

It’s all in the optics

Americ­a has a long and dishon­ourabl­e histor­y of intole­rance and an embedd­ed fear of ‘The Other’ that might ‘infest’

June 21, 2018