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  • Hedge your bets on Pakistan’s political battle0

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    • October 15, 2019

    By Imad Zafar October 15, 2019 Dr Martin Luther King Jr once said, “Oppressed people cannot remain oppressed forever. The yearning for freedom will eventually come.” It actually is not the tyranny of the oppressor but the silence of the oppressed that allows the exploitation of the weaker segments of society. In Pakistan, we are

  • China’s big brother is watching your every move0

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    • October 15, 2019

    State-backed Hikvision is now the largest surveillance company in the world with links to Xinjiang’s detention camps By Gordon Watts 15 October 2019 There are surveillance cameras and then there is Hikvision. Billed as China’s “Big Brother” to quote George Orwell’s dystopian classic Nineteen Eighty-Four, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology has become a major player in

  • Why Kate Middleton, Prince William’s Pakistan Tour Most Complex | PEOPLE.com0

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    • October 15, 2019

    Kate Middleton and Prince William will have to bring their royal A game and display all their diplomatic skills and charm when they head to Pakistan next week. By Simon Perry October 11, 2019 The royal couple may have already been around the world to Australia, Germany, Singapore, Canada and the U.S. (to name just

  • High Expectations as China’s Xi Lands in Nepal0

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    • October 14, 2019

    The first Chinese leader to visit Nepal since 1996, Xi’s trip carries with it high expectations and geopolitical undertones. Peter Gill, October 13, 2019 SHARE Facebook Twitter Over the past week, Kathmandu’s streets have been transformed. Potholes have been fixed and whole roads repaved. An empty, trash-strewn lot was turned into a public park overnight. Streetlamps were

  • The Walls Close in on Modi as India’s Bureaucrats Quit in Protest0

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    • October 14, 2019

    By Pallabi Munsi 13 October 2019 Why you should care The unprecedented wave of resignations in the U.S. State Department under Donald Trump is now spreading to the bureaucracy in Modi’s India.  Just last year, Kannan Gopinathan was the toast of India’s civil services, after his efforts at rebuilding a broken dam in the flood-ravaged state

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  • Dalit women stuck at bottom of India’s social ladder0

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    • October 14, 2019

    Dalit women stuck at bottom of India’s social ladder Symposium told that constitutional and legal provisions have done nothing to prevent discrimination Bijay Kumar Minj, New Delhi India October 11, 2019 Dalit women continue to face violence and discrimination in India even though they have been given constitutional rights. Church leaders and activists heard at

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