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The words, he uttered?

At last “the soul” spoke out the two forbidden words; Pashtun vs. Military. The later didn’t like and resorted to repression on Pashtun youths. Their Printed material confiscated and the right to free movement of the “CHE” were restricted. Air ...

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Mainstreaming FATA

Gone are the days of colonialism, yet we see its remnants to this day. The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is such a space that was either eulogized for the ‘free spirit’ of our valiant tribesmen or abused as a ...

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The volcano of Pashtun unrest

The ten days long sit-in by Pashtun youth in Islamabad in the beginning of February has been followed by powerful protests in Swat and Bajour Agency. In Swat people were protesting against security checkpoints where people have to wait in long queues ...

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Af/Pak Durand Line Fencing

Despite objections by Afghanistan, Pakistan has accelerated work on building fence along the Durand Line, the two countries’ border, steeped in history and bitter controversy. Pakistan argues that fencing the border will stem cross-border movement of militants, a key sticking ...

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Courting disaster

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while commenting on the current political impasse in the country in a recent speech mentioned the crises of 1971 in the then East Pakistan ( now Bangladesh) when disrespect for the aspirations of people expressed ...

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Who rules Pakistan?

The gloves are coming off as the creeping coup is entering its final stage and is going for the kill. We have been told that the JIT is an extension of the Supreme Court. We already know that it’s also ...

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Marriage: A tradition turning into taboo

By Saba Aman Eusafzai:  Marriage is a lawful union amongst men and women. In the present times, individuals are reluctant to engage in such union. A pattern of avoidance is emerging in the society for the institution of marriage. Several reasons, ...

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Diminishing an enlightened legacy

ANP has owned Mashal Khan and has stood up to the extremists’ violent narrative Academia and political analysts throughout the world use framework of hegemony constructed by Antonio Gramsci and analysis of the culture of silence by Paulo Frere to ...

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Terrorism greets Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan was given a warm welcome by terrorists in Eastern Afghanistan, Khost. Fifty-eight fasting Muslims were blown into shreds and scores injured on the first day of Ramadan. Today’ on the 5th Ramadan Kabul was given ...

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