Pakistan Rejects Doctors Without Borders

The medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders, also known as Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), has been forced by the Pakistani government to withdraw from the north-western tribal district Kurram. Without providing an explanation, Pakistani authorities refused to issue MSF with a ‘No Objection Certificate’. Foreign organizations and journalists working in […]

Arsenic In Drinking Water Threatens Up To 60 Million In Pakistan

A large percentage of the drinking water in Pakistan is contaminated by arsenic, a toxic chemical that causes a plethora of negative health effects and that is lethal in high amounts, according to a new study released by the Science Advances Journal. The report revealed that the region most affected […]

The India-Pakistan Crisis

This past Monday marked the 70th Anniversary of India’s independence from British rule. On August 14th, 1947, the region known as the Indian subcontinent was divided into two countries: Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan. Tragically, given rampant religious differences within the formerly united colony, the split did not come without […]

Sole Suicide Bomber Kills 15 And Wounds Approximately 40 People In Pakistan

The attack befell on the night of Saturday, August 12, 2017, when a suicide bomber driving a motorcycle collided with a military truck in the southwestern city of Quetta in Pakistan. According to the Home Minister for Balochistan, Sarfraz Bugti, “there are around 15 casualties … and around 40 people […]

Pakistan Stuck In Tragedy In The Midst Of Independence Day Celebrations

In the midst of their Independence Day celebrations, Pakistan is dealing with the repercussions of another deadly attack, which is believed to have been carried out by ISIS. On Saturday, bomb explosions occurred in the city of Quetta, in Balochistan, that killed at least 15 people and injured 32 others. As […]

Lok Sabha Proposes Peace Negotiations With Pakistan Independent Of Terrorist Attacks

Both India and Pakistan, which celebrate their 70th birthdays this month, have maintained a turbulent relationship since the Partition of 1947. An increase in terrorist attacks has halted peace discussions between the two nations, albeit this was the result of previous visits by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to then-Prime Minister […]

Pakistani Taliban Publishes Women’s Magazine To Recruit Female Jihadists

The Pakistani Taliban is testing a new recruitment technique: a women’s magazine. The first edition of Sunnat-i-Khaula or “The Way of Khaula,” referring to a female Muslim warrior from the 7th century, was recently published and urges its readers to become involved with the Pakistani Taliban or Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). […]

Could China’s Current Developments Create Concerns For Cultivating World Peace?

In recent times, tensions are at an all-time high between China and India owing to the stand-off at Doklam in Bhutan. In an effort to prevent the Chinese from building a road through the Doklam plateau (and therefore through Bhutan), India’s Modi-led administration has sent troops to the region to […]