Dawn (Pakistan)

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar have replied to letters by their Pakistani counterparts, said a source in the Foreign Office on Thursday, adding that the officials have "responded positively" to Pakistan's offer for talks.

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - While it is important for Afghan refugees to return to their homeland, it is even more crucial that their repatriation is on a voluntary basis and the process supported and accommodated every step of the way by the Afghan government. 

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - At a time when Pakistan is looking to contribute to peace efforts in Afghanistan, there is little to lose. This is a chance to not just honour the past 40 years, but set an example for the rest of the world.

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - The broadening of the tax base is serious business in this country, but it will clearly take more than raw muscle power to make it happen.

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, in a joint press conference held with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in London on Wednesday, assured that "no extradition treaty signed by the UK would ever allow for politically motivated extradition".

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Even as democracy remains the ideal, it has a disturbing capacity to produce nightmares. As perpetual works in progress, democratic systems require significant innovations in checks and balances to prevent destructive tendencies from acquiring electoral legitimacy. 

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - In the last 10 months, there has hardly been any serious debate on critical policy matters inside the National Assembly.

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Iran raised the stakes in its game of chicken with the United States this week by announcing its intention for uranium enhancement beyond what is permitted under the nuclear deal concluded in 2015.

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - All the concern and care expressed by the international human rights community seems incapable of stopping the stream of dying and detained children, refugees and asylum-seekers around the world.

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Morsi’s rise was unexpected, as the academic worked his way up the ranks of the Muslim Brotherhood to become his country’s first elected leader. His fall was tragic, with his untimely end arguably hastened by the ignominies heaped upon him by the Egyptian establishment.