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The birth of the Second Republic of Kazakhstan and why it matters to us

Ruslanas Iržikevičius The German word “Zeitenwende” perfectly reflects the year 2022. This year is only halfway through, but it marks a turning point in the post-Cold War era. The end of the Cold War led to the creation of Kazakhstan, and the referendum that took place on 5 June was the day that gave birth to the New Kazakhstan. The real “Zeitenwende” is a turning point in time. Why is this referendum important for Kazakhstan, the region, and us? It is no secret that the collapse of the Soviet UnionRead More


Karachi journalist picked up by men in plainclothes: police

KARACHI: A journalist working for a private television channel was taken away by unidentified men from near his residence in Karachi on Monday, according to his family and the police. Nafees Naeem, who is associated with Aaj TV, was picked up by men in plainclothes near his residence in Nazimabad area of Karachi, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police West-Zone Nasir Aftab told. Naeem works as an assignment editor for the TV channel. Aftab said police immediately contacted Naeem’s family after learning about the incident, adding that a station house officerRead More


Country to face food insecurity if farmers ignored: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD, JUN 13 (DNA) — Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) Chairman and former premier Imran Khan on Monday claimed the country would face the issues of food insecurity if the farmer’s situations would be ignored. Addressing a convention of farmers in Islamabad, Imran Khan said the coalition government has not been brought into the power for the betterment of the country. Imran Khan said the government has been imposed on the agenda of those it does slavery, adding that he has no expectations from the ‘imported government’. Imran Khan lambastedRead More


APNS condemns kidnapping of Nafees Naeem

KARACHI, JUN 13 /DNA/ – APNS has condemned the kidnapping of Nafees Naeem, a senior Journalist of the Business Recorder Group. The APNS  in a press release stated that the incidents of kidnapping, harassment and maltreatment of journalists are consistently increasing and have remained unchecked. The APNS urged upon the Chief Minister Sindh and IG Police to take immediate action and recover the missing journalist without further delay. DNA


CM happy with budget, termed poor friendly, historical

From Our Correspondent PESHAWAR, JUN 13 /DNA/ – Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has termed the provincial budget for financial year 2022-23 as a pro-poor and a historic budget and said that this was the largest ever budget in the history of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with an outlay of Rs. 1332 billion adding that all the sectors have been fully focused in the budget which on implementation, would bring about a new era of development in the province and bring visible positive change in the lives of the masses. “Despite theRead More


FM Bilawal Bhutto to depart for Iran visit tomorrow

ISLAMABAD, JUN 13 /DNA/ – At the invitation of Foreign Minister Dr. Amir Abdollahian, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will undertake his first official visit to Iran on 14-15 June 2022. During the visit, the Foreign Minister will hold detailed exchange of views with his Iranian counterpart on all areas of mutual interest. He will also call on the Honorable President of Iran and meet other dignitaries. The Foreign Minister will visit Mashhad on 15 June 2022. During the delegation-level talks, the two sides will review all facets of bilateral relations, includingRead More