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  • ‘Sir Syed initiated dialogue between East and West’

    The auditorium of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, where the many sessions of the event would be held, brimmed with guests from across Pakistan, abroad as well as Karachi, besides teachers and students...

    Three-day international conference gets under wayAs part of this struggle, he initiated dialogue between the East and West, and tried to create an atmosphere of peaceful coexistence for the Muslims of the subcontinent and...

  • Fancy a noodle burger? East meets West in Indonesian fusion food

    JAKARTA: From a restaurant serving burgers and pizzas made with local noodles to a social media star giving street food a touch of haute cuisine, a new wave of innovative chefs are putting a modern twist on Indonesia’s traditional fare...

    New eateries have sprung up rapidly in recent years in the capital Jakarta offering a wide array of foreign foods to cater to a growing consumer class which has emerged after a long economic boom
  • East, West and music

    KARACHI: It is not easy to describe the difference between Eastern forms of music and their Western counterparts...

    Both differ in tonality, in melodic structures and scale progressions
  • Living in the West, writing of the East

    Pundits like this scribe, who have been in the West for quite a while, would vouch that much of the Pakistani diaspora’s cultural assets have been replanted, or reinvested, in mainly religion and literature...

    This country has the distinction of being one of the most hospitable in the West for immigrants from the non-white world...

  • West is hypocritical about chemical warfare in Middle East

    But how sad that the desire of young French presidents to act like Napoleon (I can think of a few others) means that they devote themselves to joining in a war, rather than pleading against it...

    Now we have our spokespersons and ministers raging about the need to prevent the “normalisation” of chemical warfare, to prevent it becoming a part of ordinary warfare, a return to the terrible days of the First World War...

  • East, West and CPEC

    ISLAMABAD claims to be on the same page with Beijing as the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) enters its second phase...

    It dismisses the perception that the ongoing arrangement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is being used by the West to pressure Pakistan into backtracking from sealed deals with the superpower of the East under a grand bilateral partnership framework...

  • Middle East still rocking from First World War pacts made 100 years ago

    IN an idle moment between cocktail parties in the Arab capital where they served, a British and French diplomat were chatting recently about their respective countries’ legacies in the Middle East: why not commemorate them with a new rock band? And they could call it Sykes-Picot and the Balfour Declaration...

    These First World War agreements cooked up in London and Paris in the dying days of the Ottoman Empire paved the way for new...

  • ‘Pakistan’s cold war has its roots in World War II’

    Indeed, what else are we to make of his proposition that having moved to protect and preserve Pakistan [quoting Henry Kissinger] the United States has now launched a seemingly devilish scheme to undo Pakistan”...

    Former ambassador Hilaly added that Mr Sadiq also spoke about how the Pakistan-India rivalry was not exclusive to the two countries but now included — China, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, the US and Russia...

  • War against terrorism is the war for Pakistan’s future: Air Chief

    PESHAWAR: Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman on Monday visited Pakistan Air Force (PAF) camp Badaber and said that the war against terrorism is the war for Pakistan’s future...

    “The enemies of Pakistan should remain cognisant of the fact that no one can shake our resolve,” said ACM Sohail Aman, while addressing a gathering of PAF airmen during his visit to the PAF base...

  • If breaks out, Pakistan-India war may spiral into a world war, warns Khurshid

    SUKKUR: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah has warned that a full-scale war between Pakistan and India, if takes place, is bound to turn into a third world war and cause a huge loss of life and massive destruction in the region...

    Speaking to the media at his residence here on Friday, Mr Shah ruled out possibility of a war between the two countries observing that [Indian Prime Minister Narendra]...

  • Belarus downplays West’s fears over joint war games with Russia

    BELARUS said on Wednesday the West had no reason to fear attack by its close ally Russia or that Moscow could leave behind forces after war games it is holding with Minsk for a possible occupation of Western neighbours...

    Russia has repeatedly said the exercises, code named “Zapad” or “West” which began on Sept 14, are purely defensive in nature and do not target a third country or group of countries...

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