December 08, 2022 16:20 (IST)
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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: IS-KP Advances

On August 30, 2022, one Frontier Constabulary (FC) trooper was killed and another critically injured in an explosion in the Yusuf Abad area of Bajaur District. Islamic State-Khorasan Province (IS-KP) later claimed responsibility for the incident.

CHT: Violent factionalism

Research Associate, Institute for Conflict Management

Pakistan plunges into deeper political turmoil as former PM Imran Khan faces terrorism charges

Shortly after Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif spoke vociferously of the imperative of achieving “permanent peace” with India, the political turmoil that descended upon and engulfed the Pakistani political space this past week has yet again served to demonstrate just how tenuous the prospect of realizing such peace actually is.

India and Pakistan mark 75 years of independence: a lot has been achieved but much more remains to be done

India and Pakistan both celebrated their independence from British colonial rule in 1947 this week – the former on 15 August and the latter a day earlier on 14 August.

IMAM: TTP's Deception?

On August 8, 2022, four soldiers were killed in a suicide blast targeting a military convoy in the Mir Ali area of North Waziristan District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). Two days later, on August 10, Ittehad Musallah Islami Mujahideen (IMAM)’s spokesperson Abu Basheer Waziristani claimed responsibility for the attack.

Pakistan: Protests by families of disappeared met with intimidation, harassment and violence

Pakistani authorities must end their outrageous crackdown on peaceful protests by families seeking justice for the enforced disappearance of their loved ones, Amnesty International said today in a new briefing detailing the state’s violation of the right to peaceful protest.

Zawahiri’s killing in Kabul reiterates the hollowness of the Doha Accord and reignites the debate on Pakistan and terror

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed in a United States (US) drone strike in Kabul on 31 July, and his killing marks the biggest blow to the terrorist group since its founder Osama bin Laden was killed in 2011.

Zawahiri’s killing in Kabul reiterates the hollowness of the Doha Accord and reignites the debate on Pakistan and terror

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed in a United States (US) drone strike in Kabul on 31 July, and his killing marks the biggest blow to the terrorist group since its founder Osama bin Laden was killed in 2011.

Balochistan: 'Death Squads' under Attack

Research Associate, Institute for Conflict Management

Will China ever ask Myanmar to stop repressive campaigns against its own people?

On July 25, Myanmar’s ruling military announced executing four democracy activists for their involvement in helping a civilian resistance movement that has been unsparing in its fight against the military since it removed a democratically elected government in a coup last year.

The Chickens Come Home

The targeted killing of Ripudaman Singh Malik once again exposes the ugly underbelly of Canada’s networks of crime and Khalistani terrorism, which have flourished under the benign neglect – indeed, the apparent complicity – of the country’s political leadership.

Understanding Taiwan under the shadow of Chinese aggression

The world is dealing with the side-effects of an on-going war in Ukraine. In a situation like this-it's crucial to keep an eye on yet another conflict that could erupt anytime, China’s intent on Taiwan and the US’ stake in it.

How China's one child policy has led to plunge in birth rate

For years, experts have been writing about — and warning about — China's one-child policy and its terrible long-term implications on the country's population and society.

The desolation of Sikh populace in Afghanistan

On June 18, 2022, Islamic State (IS) militants opened fire outside the fortified doors leading to the compound housing in a Sikh gurdwara in Kabul, as well as in the homes of members of the community.

WHA : Taiwan matters for health of the world

Once again Taiwan expressed regret, disappointment and dissatisfaction at not being invited to the 75th World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva, despite widespread international support to invite the democratic Taiwan.