Pakistan


Afghanistan Peace Talks Underway?

News of peace talks between the United States, backed Afghan government and the Taliban, has been revitalized after US Defence Secretary James Mattis confirmed that a discussion is currently underway. Mr. Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon on Tuesday 7th August that “it is still early in (the) reconciliation process.” Questions […]


4 Million Bengalis in Assam to lose Indian citizenship under NRC

The second draft of the Indian National Register of Citizens (NRC) was published on Monday 30th July, adding further tension to relationships between government officials and Bengali Muslims living in Assam. The NRC included 29 million (2.9 crore) of the 32.9 million (3.29 crore) applicants in Assam, leaving 4 million […]


Pope Francis Changes Catechism To Oppose Capital Punishment

From the Vatican City, Pope Francis has declared that the death penalty is inadmissible and contradicts the teachings of the gospel. This declaration follows an international trend of banning the death penalty. According to Al Jazeera, at the end of 2017 there were 106 countries where the death penalty was […]