Author Archives: The Pashtun Times

Aurang Zeb Khan Zalmay: Editor of The Pashtun Times

Aurang Zeb Khan Zalmay hails from Bannu. He is the Editor and founder of The Pashtun Times. He is a social and political analyst, and activist, and observing politics thoroughly. He is graduated from GC University, Lahore, where he studied English Literature, Political Science and history. Currently, he is pursuing master degree in South Asia Institute (SAI), University of Heidelberg, ...

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Tony Blair’s Partial Apology For Iraq Isn’t Enough

Tony Blair’s partial apology for the Iraq war (Report, 26 October) shows how little he has learned from his adventures in international relations. Removing Saddam Hussein is the problem and is the cause of the rise of Isis. Saddam’s justification for his brutal regime was that he maintained control of an otherwise ungovernable state. His removal and the emergence of ...

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Kay Saxon: Columnist

Miss Kay Saxon is a UK based columnist working with The Pashtun Times. She is graduated from the University of Central Lancashire, North of England. She has studied English Literature and philosophy in UCLAN. Her special interest is in Human Rights and Ethics. She can be reached at kaysaxon@hotmail.co.uk THE PASHTUN TIMES

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Angelina Merisi: Columnist

Angelina Merisi hails from Ireland. She is part of the Pashtuns Times News Network. She is a PhD scholar at the University College Cork, Ireland. Her current research is focused on Islam and Pashtun male migrants in Ireland, masculinity and honour concepts. Angelina is a freelance writer and poet. She can be reached at Angelmer333@gmail.com THE PASHTUN TIMES

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Justin Trudeau: Canada’s New Prime Minister Faces Great Expectations

Justin Trudeau kisses his wife Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau as they arrive on stage in Montreal on 20 October after winning the general elections. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images Just a few months ago, it seemed that Canada’s Liberal party, and its leader,Justin Trudeau, were facing a bleak future. The party was trailing third in opinion polls after backing unpopular new anti-terror legislation ...

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Once An Artist, Always An Artist: Aishwarya Talks About Her Return To The Silver Screen

Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan’s Jazbaa, her much-touted comeback film, has been released, but does it herald a new era in the actress’ career? She stars as a lawyer on a personal mission in the film, in which she co-stars with A-listers like Irrfan Khan and Shabana Azmi. Images talks to her about what’s changed upon her return to films and her life ...

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They Shut Down My Column: Opinion

Under General Sharif, the Pakistan army is carrying out a low-intensity war against diversity of opinion. Along with putting the Pakistani COAS on a pedestal, his media team was actively weeding out his detractors. Pakistan’s globetrotting Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has been peddling the ostensible success of a military operation called Zarb-e-Azb in assorted world capitals. ...

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