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Sharif: Being punished for treason case against Musharraf

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif  said that the references against him by the country's anti-corruption body, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), are "byproducts" of him filing a high treason case against former President Pervez Musharraf.

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CPEC: Super luxury gated golf community coming up in Gwadar

The over $60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, a key connectivity link of Beijing’s Belt and Road initiative (BRI), is forging ahead, with now a super luxury  $265 million gated golf community planned in the port city of Gwadar. 

Chinese investment risks Pakistan running into debt trap: Ex Pakistani ambassador Husain Haqqani

Pakistan runs the risk of falling into a debt trap with China's multi-billion dollar infrastructure investment, especially as a volatile security situation and tensions with neighbours threatens the economic viability of such projects, says Husain Haqqani, Islamabad's former envoy to the US.

History’s shackles

States can choose their friends, but not their neighbours. In an existential sense, geography is destiny.

Pakistan TV gets first transgender newscaster

A Pakistani news channel has hired the country's first transgender TV newsreader. Marvia Malik, a journalism graduate who has also worked as a model, told the BBC Urdu she was moved to tears when she was offered the job.

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India poised to join China as global leaders in renewables: Report

India is poised to join China as the two global leaders in the renewable energy technology-led transformation, a US-based research institute said.

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India’s growth story is treading on thin ice

By all estimates, the Indian economy has entered a phase of recovery. After a period of subdued growth that was marred by a spate of disruptions, India has regained the fastest-growing major eco...

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