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Cyber crimes on the rise in Chittagong

by Anwar Hussain    The number of cybercrimes, particularly on social media site Facebook, is rising alarmingly in the port city of Chittagong. According to the Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP), 1,630 cybercrime complaints were lodged between January and August of this year. Among them, more than 800 complaints were disposed ...

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Jalaluddin Haqqani Is Dead But Not His Terror Network

By Samuel Baid The man, whose network split the decades-old friendship between the United States and Pakistan, is dead or looking at it from another angle, Pakistan chose to sacrifice its lucrative friendship with the US for the sake of this terror network, said to be a “veritable arm” of ...

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Root causes of unrest in Xinjiang

by Allabaksh China’s official mouthpiece Global Times, has carried three articles recently on Xinjiang, relating to the threat posed by terrorism and religious extremism and what steps need to be taken to ensure ethnic unity. All three articles are propaganda pieces aimed at Western audiences to inform them that China ...

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Pathan PM has a Pathan problem

Farooq Ganderbali Prime Minister Imran Khan, a Pathan himself, will face one of the biggest challenges in dealing with the rising anger of his community, most of which is targeted at Khan’s patrons, Pakistan Army. The Pashtun community in Pakistan, especially those living in the frontier areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ...

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Muslim world unconcerned about persecution of Xinjiang Muslims

By Samuel Baid Thousands of Muslim zealots in Pakistan recently surged to Islamabad from Lahore in private vehicles, buses and trucks to protest what they call a blasphemous cartoon competition proposed to be organised by a Member of Parliament, Geert Wilders, this year-end in Holland. The new government in Islamabad ...

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Shehbaz throws down gauntlet to PTI govt over ‘rigged elections’

By Rameez Khan While accusing the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led federal government of ill governance just weeks after its formation, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has threatened to disrupt the parliamentary proceedings until formation of a commission to probe alleged rigging in July 25 polls. “Prime Minister Imran Khan on August ...

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Second Insider Attack Kills Service Member in Afghanistan

By Helene Cooper WASHINGTON — One American service member was killed and another wounded in eastern Afghanistan on Monday in what officials described as an apparent insider attack. The attack is the second episode in less than two months in which an American service member was killed by an Afghan ...

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New PM’s first task: stop burning of girls schools

Farooq Ganderbali As Imran Khan assumes office of the Prime Minister, amidst high hopes from those who elected him, the biggest challenge looming before him is not in finding a way to negotiate with India but how to stop the burning down of girls’ schools in Gilgit Baltistan by terrorist ...

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