Stories By 'DAWN'
A new annual UN report, State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, warns that global hunger is rising to alarming levels last witnessed a decade ago.
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The number of women—and men—being killed in the name of ‘honour’ keeps rising at a disturbing rate in this country.
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THE timing could not have been worse. Just when the news of the travails of the crisis-hit Economic Advisory Council was in the headlines, Prime Minister Imran Khan appeared in a televised broadcast making an appeal to overseas Pakistanis to donate to the dam fund.
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US aid cut

DAWN, Sep 04 2018

A lesson in how not to conduct diplomacy
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The combined opposition’s inability thus far to agree on a joint candidate in the upcoming presidential election is perhaps another sign of the struggle to assemble a cohesive and effective opposition to the PTI in parliament. In a polity where opposition politics has often focused on merely attacking a governing party or coalition, the important parliamentary role of the opposition is often overlooked.
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The 22nd prime minister of Pakistan will have to contend with a set of circumstances that few leaders before him have had to face: familiar but significant governance and economic challenges; sky-high public expectations, especially among an ardent support base; and substantial scepticism and political opposition.
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