Controversial Sindh Festival Accused of Risking Ancient Ruins for Flashy Kickoff
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Controversial Sindh Festival Accused of Risking Ancient Ruins for Flashy Kickoff

The people of Sindh province in the south of Pakistan, the site of one of the oldest civilizations in the world, are currently celebrating a festival to pay tribute to their rich and vast cultural heritage. The brainchild of the opposition Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, son of assassinated former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, the … Continue reading

Taliban Play Trump with Peace Talks in Pakistan
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Taliban Play Trump with Peace Talks in Pakistan

The Pakistani government finally announced their negotiating team for peace talks with the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). The banned militant outfit responded with their own team, which includes politicians from the very parties that were backing the government’s peace talks, including cricketer-turned- politician Imran Khan, who declined the role. In an analysis piece written for the daily Dawn, Peshawar-based … Continue reading