Friday, 16 November, 2018

Topic: Imran Khan

Imran Khan

China wants Imran Khan’s Pakistan to be dependable before being dependent

China shows Imran Khan that Pakistan’s ‘locational narcissism’ isn’t enough.
Pak Army chief's son's marriage ceremony

Pakistan army chief son’s marriage performed by Islamic hardline cleric

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Journalist ‘detained’ by Pak agencies is accused of possessing ‘jihadist literature’; Awami National Party suspends two senior leaders.
Pashtun rights activist Gulalai Ismail

ISI got Pashtun rights activist named on no-fly list

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Imran Khan hails China visit and is off to Malaysia late November; Malala’s father’s biography gets published.
A Bbombardier Global Express XRS aircraft which was seen at the Pak airport | Twitter/@avischarf

Israeli aircraft did land at Pakistan airport, but no one knows why

The story of an Israeli delegation visiting Pakistan was first broken by Haaretz newspaper to vociferous denials by the Imran Khan govt.

Gender barriers in the country as Pak channel goofs up on Imran Khan China speech

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in Beijing, China | Thomas Peter-Pool/Getty Images

Imran Khan’s China visit shows Narendra Modi government oversold Wuhan summit

The China-Pakistan joint statement shows close alignment on issues that are thorny irritants in the India-China relationship.
Khadim Hussain Rizvi

Hardline cleric Khadim Hussain Rizvi’s Twitter account suspended

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Human rights minister Shireen Mazari condemns govt’s appeasement of ‘non-state actors’; Pakistan, China reinforce cooperation on CPEC.
Imran Khan

China trip has given Imran Khan a lot to be happy about

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Chinese President Xi Jinping with Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan | Sheng Jiapeng/China News Service/VCG via Getty Images

China backs Pakistan for ‘peace through dialogue’ with India

In a joint statement, China backed Pakistan to settle outstanding disputes with India, without directly referencing the Kashmir issue. 
TLP supporters protesting

Pakistan caves in to hardliners, says Asia Bibi won’t be allowed to leave country

Here’s what’s happening across the border: ‘Father of Taliban’ stabbed to death, and Pakistan may receive big financial aid from China
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Where I see the rise of an illiberal, irritable and sometimes petulant new India

French President Emmanuel Macron has sparked a fresh global debate on nationalism versus patriotism. Here is what I had written in August 2014. Good time to put it to a reality check.