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Daily News Analysis

Pakistan Supreme Court declares Nawaz Sharif unfit to hold public office

Crescent International

Dhu al-Qa'dah 04, 14382017-07-28

Corruption has finally caught up with Nawaz Sharif and his family. In a landmark decision on Friday, a five-member bench of the Supreme Court disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from holding public office over what came to be called the Panama Papers scandal.

Special Reports

How Pakistan’s socio-political culture breeds corruption

Shahida Wizarat

Rajab 24, 14372016-05-01

It is completely false to claim that Pakistan has a democracy. A mafia paid by foreign powers, is holding the country hostage. Unless these traitors are apprehended, the country will not make progress.

Letters To The Editor

Saudi corruption, nepotism and inequality

Mohammed H. Siddiq

Dhu al-Qa'dah 06, 14352014-09-01

The Saudi regime is rotten to the core and must be removed for the sake of the people of Arabian Peninsula and the broader Muslim Ummah, says letter writer Mohammed H. Siddiq who is originally from the Hijaz.

Daily News Analysis

US senator Menendez under probe for corruption

Crescent International

Rabi' al-Thani 02, 14352014-02-02

The American political system has been described as the best democracy money can buy. Financial scandals are rampant but even in this business of sleaze, some politicians show greater flair for it than others. Democratic Senator Robert Menendez is one of them. He is under FBI investigation for bribes as well as consorting with prostitutes. Some might say this comes with the turf.

News & Analysis

AKP, Gulen movement in “mother of all battles”

Ahmet Aslan

Rabi' al-Awwal 01, 14352014-01-02

The “corruption scandal” in Turkey is not so much about corruption per se as it is about power struggle between the ruling AKP and the Gulenists that are working in tandem with the CIA and Zionist Israel.

Letters To The Editor

Pak elections

Azam Chaudhry

Sha'ban 22, 14342013-07-01

While complaining about the never-ending problems they face, the people of Pakistan have once again elected the same corrupt politicians they have tried twice before. How can they hope for change?

Special Reports

Thoughts on Pakistan’s 65th independence anniversary

Zafar Bangash

Ramadan 12, 14332012-08-01

This year, August 14 — Pakistan’s Independence Day — marks a historic moment. In 1947, when Pakistan gained independence from British colonial rule in India, it was the month of Ramadan.

Reflections

Anger mounting as Musharraf leads Pakistan to the brink of disaster

Zafar Bangash

Ramadan 14, 14362004-07-01

Throughout its tortuous history, Pakistan has staggered from one crisis to another; but general Pervez Musharraf has brought it to the brink of unprecedented disaster...

World

Cracks appearing in Pakistan’s military regime as people demand democracy and Islam

Zafar Bangash

Shawwal 07, 14242003-12-01

Oscillating between comedy and farce, the Pakistani political scene has never been dull, but has resulted in terrible consequences for the hapless Pakistanis. An assorted array of charlatans and crooks, claiming to be on a messianic mission to usher in prosperity, have driven the masses into ever-deeper despair.

World

Afghans still suffering as American cash goes to bribe warlords, not help people

A H Khan

Jumada' al-Akhirah 07, 14232002-08-16

A month after 54 Afghani civilians were killed when American planes bombed a wedding party, the Times (London)newspaper published details of a report written by UN officials who visited the village two days after the bombing.

World

Benazir’s conviction causes hardly a stir

Waseem Shehzad

Muharram 15, 14201999-05-01

There was poetic justice in the conviction of Benazir Bhutto and her husband Asif Ali Zardari on corruption charges by the Ehtesab Bench of the Lahore High Court on April 15. Each was sentenced to five years in jail and fined US$8.6 million

Book Review

US congress: have money, will sell soul, to the highest bidder

Iqbal Siddiqui

Sha'ban 27, 14191998-12-16

The west, we are so often told, owes its pre-eminence to the universality of its liberal values and democracy of its political institutions. It is these, we are further told, which entitles it to lead the world, claiming the moral high ground on every issue, and imposing its will (for the greater public good, of course) on all others.

South-East Asia

Indonesia Inc: Suharto's private limited company

Hamid Papang

Dhu al-Qa'dah 02, 14181998-03-01

The process of selecting a president by the People’s Consultative Assembly in Indonesia lasting 11 days beginning on March 1, had already been decided last May. The 1,000-member assembly is a rubber-stamp body which simply confirms what the ruling Golkar Party wants.

South-East Asia

Corruption and Malaysia Inc.

MGG Pillai

Jumada' al-Akhirah 14, 14181997-10-16

The economic miracle, now mired in political, economic, financial and ecological setbacks, was to foster a Malaysia Inc, that would lead to a Valhalla of an industrialised Malaysia in 2020.

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