Opinion: Pakistan, Middle East and Beyond
May 31, 2013 – 3:24 pm | 6 Comments

by Tabish Hijazy
The concept of the Asian Century is taking its roots in the global dynamics. Not only in economic terms – as Asia has been playing a key role in the global economy since …

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Opinion: Pakistan, Middle East and Beyond
May 31, 2013 – 3:24 pm | 6 Comments

by Tabish Hijazy

The concept of the Asian Century is taking its roots in the global dynamics. Not only in economic terms – as Asia has been playing a key role in the global economy since the last two decade – but more so in geopolitical and geostrategic terms. Asia is the center stage of global politics, making it the most underlying and strategically potent military zone in the world. The uncertainty of regional politics, owing to the heavy penetration of Western hegemony, makes the region highly volatile and susceptible to high intensity conflicts. Post 9/11, the Middle East and the South Asian region is witnessing a change in the traditional strategic blocks in contemporary times. New alliances with proposed regional blocks are emerging, while the existing ones are going through a complete reshape. American war adventurism is on the cusp of instigating new wars in the region whilst shutting other theaters, in a desperate attempt to salvage some pride.

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Opinion: CNG Cylinder Explosion Claims 17 Innocent Souls
May 30, 2013 – 10:30 pm | No Comment
Opinion: CNG Cylinder Explosion Claims 17 Innocent Souls

by Sara Saad
A few days ago, the deadly incident of the explosion of a CNG cylinder in a school bus claimed 17 innocent souls, provoking panic among the public, leaving the city of Gujrat in …

American general: ‘Not feasible’ to completely destroy the Taliban in Afghanistan‏
May 30, 2013 – 8:15 pm | One Comment
American general: ‘Not feasible’ to completely destroy the Taliban in Afghanistan‏

The Taliban in Afghanistan will never be completely defeated and this year’s fighting season is still “up for grabs,” the commander of NATO-led forces in southwestern Afghanistan said Wednesday.
“If we think the Taliban will be …

Opinion: Lest We Forget – Asiya and Neelofar
May 30, 2013 – 7:58 pm | 4 Comments
Opinion: Lest We Forget – Asiya and Neelofar

“It is not just that two women were buried, but justice itself was buried in graves all across the state.”
by Mahwish Qureshi

In the afternoon of 29th May, 2009 at Bongam, Shopian district of Indian Occupied …

Lawyer: Soldier to admit Afghanistan massacre‏
May 30, 2013 – 7:14 pm | One Comment
Lawyer: Soldier to admit Afghanistan massacre‏

Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, charged with killing 16 Afghan villagers after a night of drinking and drugs on his fourth combat deployment, intends to plead guilty in a deal to avoid the death penalty.

Army …

Israel ‘to build’ new outposts in Jerusalem‏
May 30, 2013 – 6:06 pm | No Comment
Israel ‘to build’ new outposts in Jerusalem‏

Israel is preparing to build more than 1,000 new settler homes in east Jerusalem as the United States strives to revive dormant Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, according to an non-governmental organisation.
Danny Seidemann, director of Jerusalem settlement …

Afghanistan war has cost Britain more than £37bn, new book claims
May 30, 2013 – 5:01 pm | No Comment
Afghanistan war has cost Britain more than £37bn, new book claims

Frank Ledwidge, author of damning study Investment in Blood, says failing, bloody campaign has cost £2,000 per UK household.

The war in Afghanistan has cost Britain at least £37bn and the figure will rise to a sum …

Syria crisis: Geneva talks offer last chance for peace, says Turkish minister‏
May 30, 2013 – 4:00 pm | 5 Comments
Syria crisis: Geneva talks offer last chance for peace, says Turkish minister‏

Foreign affairs chief Omer Celik states June meeting is only chance for nations to salvage credibility after 80,000 deaths.

If the planned Geneva peace talks on Syria fail, it will mark the end of the road for …

Taliban Attacked a Red Cross Compound in Eastern Afghanistan
May 30, 2013 – 3:40 pm | 2 Comments
Taliban Attacked a Red Cross Compound in Eastern Afghanistan

By AZAM AHMED
KABUL, Afghanistan — In a shock to humanitarian aid workers, suicide bombers in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday assaulted the offices of the International Committee of the Red Cross, an organization that has worked in …

Another school van catches fire due to petrol leakage
May 30, 2013 – 3:28 pm | No Comment
Another school van catches fire due to petrol leakage

School van caught fire due to petrol leakage here in Hafizabad on Thursday but fortunately all students remained safe in the incident.

Analysis: A Nuclear Pakistan in the Neighbourhood
May 29, 2013 – 10:14 pm | 11 Comments
Analysis: A Nuclear Pakistan in the Neighbourhood

by Atiq Durrani
The science of atomic radiation, atomic change and nuclear fission was developed between the period from 1895 to 1945, much of it in the last six of those years. From 1939 to 1945, …

یومِ تکبیر پاکستان کی جوہری تلوار
May 29, 2013 – 12:00 pm | No Comment
یومِ تکبیر پاکستان کی جوہری تلوار

مورخہ: 28 مئی؛ سنہ: 1198ء؛ مقام: راسکوہ، چاغی، بلوچستان۔
‘اللہ اکبر’ کے بلند وبالا نعروں کے ساتھ ملک بھر میں پاکستانی ٹی وی کے پردوں پر پہلے کامیاب جوہری تجربہ کا مشاہدہ کرتے ہیں؛ بیشتر ان …

Opinion: Yom-e-Takbeer Special; Pakistan’s Nuclear Sword
May 28, 2013 – 1:15 pm | 27 Comments
Opinion: Yom-e-Takbeer Special; Pakistan’s Nuclear Sword

by Aneela Shahzad

On March 15th, India’s premier threatened that his country is capable of making a “big bomb” that would be used to defend the country, and threatened Pakistan to concede Azad Kashmir over to …

Analysis: Rohingya, Get your Facts Straight
May 27, 2013 – 11:00 pm | 2 Comments
Analysis: Rohingya, Get your Facts Straight

by Ambreen Aijaz
Rohingya, perhaps, are well defined as the world’s least wanted community! The facts we may ignore, but the spillover will have an effect, if preventive measures will not be taken for reason to …

British officials knew suspect in soldier’s death had ties to Al Qaeda‏
May 27, 2013 – 10:30 pm | 3 Comments
British officials knew suspect in soldier’s death had ties to Al Qaeda‏

LONDON: Britain’s security agencies appeared headed for a period of deeply uncomfortable scrutiny after the government said Sunday that it had been aware for more than two years that one of the two men suspected …

Dialogue option: Sami ul Haq calls for in-sync approach‏
May 27, 2013 – 10:00 pm | 9 Comments
Dialogue option: Sami ul Haq calls for in-sync approach‏

The godfather of the Taliban, Maulana Samiul Haq, says that the incoming political administration and the powerful security establishment have to be on the same page for the success of any peace overture towards the …

Blog: A Great Lesson of Democracy
May 27, 2013 – 9:44 pm | 8 Comments
Blog: A Great Lesson of Democracy

Disclaimer: All articles in our Blog- section hold independent views of aspiring writers, ; PKKH.tvmay not be endorsing these views, nor has PKKH.tv endorsed the policies of or supported any political party in the past nor does it intend to do so for the …

Peres in Jordan: Israel mustn’t lose opportunity for peace
May 27, 2013 – 3:03 pm | One Comment
Peres in Jordan: Israel mustn’t lose opportunity for peace

Israel must not lose the opportunity to make peace with the Palestinians, or it will be replaced by great disappointment, President Shimon Peres said Sunday at the World Economic Forum conference in Jordan. “We have …

Rangers nab 17 suspects from Mangopir area of Karachi
May 27, 2013 – 2:10 pm | No Comment
Rangers nab 17 suspects from Mangopir area of Karachi

KARACHI: Rangers carried out a large targeted operation in Manghopir area of Karachi onSunday and taken 17 suspected persons into custody.
Over 1000 law-enforcers took part in the targeted operation which was conducted in Kunwari Colony …

UN chief concerned over Hezbollah’s involvement in Syria
May 27, 2013 – 1:55 pm | 14 Comments
UN chief concerned over Hezbollah’s involvement in Syria

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern over Hezbollah’s involvement in the Syrian civil war and the possibility of a spillover into Lebanon. He urged all sides to act responsibly and work to diffuse tensions, he …

Woolwich and the Muslim Response‏
May 27, 2013 – 2:00 am | 7 Comments
Woolwich and the Muslim Response‏

The murder in Woolwich has shocked everyone, no one was prepared for such a killing on the streets of the UK.  The response has been of disgust and condemnation.  This incident has raised some questions that politicians …

Many countries express interest in JF-17 Thunder‏
May 27, 2013 – 1:30 am | 16 Comments
Many countries express interest in JF-17 Thunder‏

BEIJING, May 26 (APP): Many countries around the world are keen in obtaining JF-17 Thunder fighter jet jointly developed by Pakistan and China, said a senior officer of the Pakistan air force. “We’ve been receiving …

Cong leaders condemn Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh
May 26, 2013 – 11:56 pm | 2 Comments
Cong leaders condemn Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh

The audacious assault carried out by Maoists on Congress workers in Chhattisgarh appears to be the first major organised attack on the leadership of a political party by ultras.
This is the assessment of several Congress leaders, including …

Afghan newspapers disclose Kabul-Washington bargaining over security pact‏
May 26, 2013 – 11:45 pm | No Comment
Afghan newspapers disclose Kabul-Washington bargaining over security pact‏

Kabul (Newswire): The Afghan newspapers gave coverage to the ongoing talks between Kabul and Washington and bargaining over inking security pact and staying of limited U.S. military in Afghanistan after the 2014 withdrawal of NATO-led …

Over 800 suspects held in Rangers largest-ever operation in Karachi
May 26, 2013 – 11:35 pm | 3 Comments
Over 800 suspects held in Rangers largest-ever operation in Karachi

Karachi (Online): Paramilitary Rangers on Sunday carried out a large-scale operation in Karachi’s Manghopir neighborhood, arresting over 800 suspects in an action claimed to be biggest ever in city’s history, media quoting officials reported.