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PPP in Assembly: Biliwal living under the shadow of his crafty father, Asif Zardari

https://www.dawn.com/news/1427561/bilawal-stole-the-show-ppp-chairmans-first-parliamentary-speech-impresses-twitterati There was more zing in the ranks of the PPP and with good reason. The party has returned to the Assembly with a larger number of seats. [ PPP now has a total of 53 seats after being allotted … Continue reading

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Three card monte in Idlib

Syrian troops who have been freed up after pacifying the south have been redeploying to the north in anticipation of an offensive in Idlib. At the same time, Turkey has been reinforcing its observation posts in the province, which were … Continue reading

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Pakistan officers blocked: No U.S. (IMET) 2019 funds for Pakistan

US National Defence University (NDU), Washington, had kept aside 66 slots for officers from Pakistan for the next academic year, seats reserved for Pakistani officers for more than a decade, but the Trump administration has now refused to provide funds … Continue reading

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Russia’s Wagner new player in Central African Republic

Portugal will deploy six Pandur II 8×8 armoured vehicles and an additional 45 troops to the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA). The planned deployment will provide additional mobility and protection for the MINUSCA’s … Continue reading

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SDC in talks with Damascus

  The Syrian Democratic Council (SDC), the political branch of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), convened with parties under its umbrella on July 30 to call on all democratic parties in Syria to join in its dialogue with the regime … Continue reading

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Hawa and electables in Pakistan’s election

  Hawa – a colloquial term for the expected direction of political change – has always played a crucial role in election outcomes, particularly in Punjab and to a lesser degree in Sindh.    A 10-15 per cent reduction in … Continue reading

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Pakistan military trying to swing vote to Imran Khan?

  https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-44924389 ISLAMABAD: At least 65 candidates are contesting for the National Assembly seats in Punjab alone on Jeep symbol, a symbol which has drawn interest among political observers after various PML-N defectors asked for this particular sign for the … Continue reading

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