China vows to strike against separatism on Tibet uprising anniversary

China said it would “resolutely strike” against the “Dalai Lama clique’s separatist activities” as protesters planned demonstrations in major world cities on Friday to mark the anniversary of a Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule in 1959. The sensitive anniversary coincided with the yearly news conference of Tibet’s delegation to China’s annual meeting of parliament, under […]

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The Recent wave of Terrorism in Pakistan: a Critical Evaluation of NAP

Ayaz Ahmed Introduction “Terrorism is (largely) a psychological warfare. Terrorists try to manipulate us and change our behaviour by creating fear, uncertainty, and division in society.” —Patrick J. Kennedy The spectre of resurgent terrorism has become the most threatening challenge of the twenty-first century. The monster of terrorism coupled with bubbling militancy has continued to […]

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Number of Afghans uprooted by violance doubles, a million on the brink of survival:Amnesty

LONDON – The number of Afghans internally displaced by conflict has “dramatically” doubled to 1.2 million in just three years, Amnesty International said on Tuesday, warning that a lack of basic services was putting people on the brink of survival.The rights group said that situation of people uprooted from their homes in Afghanistan has deteriorated […]

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Humanitarian crisis in Syria

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations’ humanitarian chief on Friday demanded that the Syrian government and militant groups stop interfering with the delivery of food and medicine for civilians trapped in besieged and difficult-to-reach areas in war-ravaged Syria.  “The continued use of siege and starvation as a weapon of war is reprehensible,” U.N. under Secretary-general Stephen […]

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