China is now facing challenges to its maritime claims.
Although the two Sharifs — Nawaz and Raheel — seem to have defused what barely a week ago looked an ominous situation, the crisis is far from being over.
Slowly but surely, the debate about the nature of economic growth is entering a new phase.
The small and medium enterprises (SMEs) issue in the Kingdom has been debated heavily in the last few years.
Does history repeat itself? Are we seeing the signs of a new Cold War developing from the polarization between the US and Russia, the heir of the collapsed Soviet Union?
Every now and then we read reports about security officials thwarting attempts to smuggle narcotics into the Kingdom. The trend shows that these substances are in demand here.
1. MERS: First detected in 2012, the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome is a deadly respiratory illness and is caused by a coronavirus and hence called MERS-CoV too. It has 60% death rate.
Someone who is not familiar with the Arab world would be excused if he believed that democracy is thriving in this part of the globe. Elections are due to take place in Algeria, Iraq and Egypt.
The irony is hard to ignore.
In a recently held heated National Assembly session, the government of Pakistan was able to successfully promulgate the Pakistan Protection Ordinance (PPO).
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