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Why must we boycott Deewa and Mashal radios?

JUI activists carrying out a protest demonstration against Deewah Radio and Mashal Radio where they sought ban on these two radio channels running their programs respectively from Washington DC and Prague

The zebrato boys are the most sacred people for they are God chosen and whatever they do and foresee is  infallible. Almost every second and third day, a bang, a blast, and a gun shot, followed by American drone strikes and Pakistani aerial blitzkrieg while pounding terrorists hideouts. This is how the Pashtuns lived for a decade. The clouds of ...

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The Path to U.S.-Russia Cooperation

Understanding Iran's Foreign Policy

Despite the array of twists and turns since the start of the Trump administration, there is a chance that U.S.-Russia relations could improve over time. My cautious optimism depends on three assumptions. My first assumption: President Trump continues to remain interested in engagement and cooperation with Russia. He aims to contain and defeat the threat of terrorism, make progress in ...

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Welcome modern bureaucracy, the terminal decline of corruption


By Khan Wali Khan Basharmal-The influence and interruption of the warlords, corrupt bureaucrats and tribal leaders in the social, economic and bureaucratic system of the government of Afghanistan, have to go; many such instances derailing the progress of Afghan society. Our weak bureaucratic structure and tribal-based non-technological system of institutional hiring comprise a serious bone of contention for well-qualified Afghan ...

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The Role of Music in Islam – Keynote speech by Shaykh Dr. Umar Al-Qadri


On the evening of Monday, May 22, a group of Pashtun musicians from Peshawar lit up the Edmund Burke Theatre at Trinity College, Dublin with their electrifying, energetic instrumental folk sound, based on Pashtun tunes, fused with western instruments. Khumaryaan performed to a packed theatre with a big turnout of people originally hailing from Afghanistan and Pakistan. The concert involved ...

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Why Europe Needs a New Renaissance

Britta Petersen

Europe does not exactly look good at the moment. In fact it looks like a greedy old man who sits on his money and refuses to notice that his time has passed. The Danish parliament seriously believes that confiscating all valuables from refugees exceeding an amount of 400 Euro is a good idea. The so called Visegrad countries (Poland, Hungary, ...

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