Author Mohammad Hanif explains how Army generals turned Pakistan into an ‘international jihadi tourist resort’ By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 29th October, 2020, 21:39

 'The Pakistan Army, throughout its history, has refused to take advice from politicians as well as thinking professionals from its own ranks'

Author Mohammad Hanif explains how Army generals turned Pakistan into an ‘international jihadi tourist resort’

Saudi Arabia removes PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan from Pakistan’s map, activist calls move ‘Diwali Gift’ to India
Saudi Arabia removes PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan from Pakistan’s map, activist calls move ‘Diwali Gift’ to India

“Saudi Arab removes Pakistani occupied Jammu Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan from Pakistan’s map!!!!,” he tweeted


Typhoon Molave: Landslides kill at least 19 after heavy rain in Vietnam Typhoon Molave: Landslides kill at least 19 after heavy rain in Vietnam

Typhoon Molave slammed into the coast near Da Nang city on Wednesday, bringing heavy rain and strong winds


‘COAS Bajwa’s legs were shaking’: Pakistan MP recalls why IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman was released ‘COAS Bajwa’s legs were shaking’: Pakistan MP recalls why IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman was released

Speaking in the National Assembly, PML-N’s Ayaz Sadiq said foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi had pointed out “India would attack Pakistan by 9pm” if Abhinandan Varthaman was not released


ADF militia kills 15 in eastern DR Congo ADF militia kills 15 in eastern DR Congo

 More than 15 people in DR Congo’s troubled east have been killed by the Allied Democratic Forces


Indian government prepares to cultivate land near zero line in J-K’s Kathua after 18 years Indian government prepares to cultivate land near zero line in J-K’s Kathua after 18 years

After a spot of 18 years, the federal government of India is taking steps to domesticate land 


Turkey and Pakistan exporting jihadists to fight Armenia: Experts Turkey and Pakistan exporting jihadists to fight Armenia: Experts

The Turkish government is supporting jihadist groups along with Pakistan to fight proxy wars in Syria


59 bodies found in Mexico hidden graves 59 bodies found in Mexico hidden graves

Guanajuato is one of Mexico's most violent states, with its wealth and extensive energy infrastructure drawing the attention of criminal gangs


Three killed in knife attack at church in French city Nice: officials 3 killed in knife attack at church in French city Nice

The suspected assailant was detained shortly afterwards


Marshall Islands records first coronavirus cases Marshall Islands records first coronavirus cases

It stressed the pair -- a 35-year-old woman and 46-year-old man -- had no community contact during their time in the Marshalls


Bursting at the seams: Can Pakistan survive? Bursting at the seams: Can Pakistan survive?

According to the State Bank of Pakistan, the total public debt at the end of the fiscal year June 2019 stood at Rs 31.786 trillion


Child loses arm and mother injured in Egypt shark attack Child loses arm and mother injured in Egypt shark attack

shark attack,Egypt shark attack,Red Sea resort,Sharm el-Sheikh,Ukrainian tourists,Ras Mohammed National Reserve,Sharm International Hospital,Ukrainian embassy,Egypt's state-run Al-Ahram news agency


India passes eight million coronavirus cases India passes eight million coronavirus cases

There have now been 8,040,203 cases and 120,527 deaths across the country of 1.3 billion people


Global Covid-19 cases top 44 mln Global Covid-19 cases top 44 mln

The data shows the Covid-19 cases reached 44,400,318 while 1,173,270 fatalities were recorded till this morning


US election 2020: Joe Biden casts vote early in US elections US election : Joe Biden casts vote early in US elections

US President Trump voted for himself on Saturday (local time) at a public library across the street from one of his golf clubs in Florida


Typhoon leaves at least 25 dead in Vietnam Typhoon leaves at least 25 dead in Vietnam

Since early October, Vietnam has been battered by storms, heavy rains and floods which have affected over a million people


Azerbaijan says 21 dead in Armenia missile attack Azerbaijan says 21 dead in Armenia missile attack

Armenia immediately denied carrying out the attack, the second in two days that Azerbaijan says killed civilians in the Barda district close to the frontline


Coronavirus: Macron declares second national lockdown in France Macron declares second national lockdown in France


 Non-essential businesses, such as restaurants will close, but schools and factories will remain open


Covid-19: Nearly 100,000 catching virus every day Nearly 100,000 catching virus every day in England

Three times as many people aged 55-64 are infected and twice as many over 65s


Taliban has not cut ties with Al-Qaeda: Afghan Army Chief Zia

Taliban has not cut ties with Al-Qaeda: Afghan Army Chief Zia

Tolo News reported that according to an analysis in the Long War Journal, the US has confirmed that al-Misri was killed in Ghazni province earlier in October


Sher-e-Kashmir University introduces hail net system to protect high-density apples Sher-e-Kashmir University introduces hail net system to protect high-density apples

The scientists and experts took another developmental step in the shape of introducing the Hail Net System aimed to protect the high-density apples


Nikki Haley describes China as US govt's number one national security threat Nikki Haley describes China as US govt's number one national security threat

The relationship between the US and China has touched a new low over the recent months on numerous issues including the COVID-19 pandemic


Terrorism raising its ugly head, Pakistan govt fails to maintain law and order: PML(N) leader on Peshawar blast

Terrorism raising its ugly head, Pakistan govt fails to maintain law and order: PML(N) leader on Peshawar blast

"Pakistan Democratic Movement will send the government home and will bring a true representative government," ARY News further quoted Iqbal


BECA to open new avenues for information sharing, says Rajnath Singh BECA to open new avenues for information sharing, says Rajnath Singh

The Indian Defence Ministry has announced that the two sides will sign the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement for Geo-Spatial Cooperation (BECA) that would enhance the geospatial cooperation between them and it is likely to help in improving the accuracy of missile systems of India


Mike Pompeo, Mark Esper meet PM Modi, convey US interest in strengthening ties with India Mike Pompeo, Mark Esper meet PM Modi, convey US interest in strengthening ties with India

The secretaries briefed PM Modi on their bilateral meetings and the fruitful and productive third India-US 2+2 dialogues held earlier in the day


Ban on international flights extended till November 30 in India, travel under air bubble to continue Ban on international flights extended Till November 30 in India

Government will continue to operate international flights under the Air Bubble arrangement with various countries to allow free-flow of travellers from both the sides


Hong Kong activist Tony Chung detained near US consulate Hong Kong activist detained near US consulate

 Chung, 19, was the first public figure arrested under a controversial new national security law in July


Channel migrants: Four dead as boat sinks near Dunkirk Four dead as a migrant boat sinks in English Channel

Conditions in the English Channel have been rough throughout the day, with a gale warning issued overnight by the Met Office


US urges Suu Kyi to initiate Rohingya repatriation US urges Suu Kyi to initiate Rohingya repatriation

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs reaffirms US support to make upcoming Myanmar polls free and fair


Pfizer says Covid-19 vaccine still possible in 2020 despite data lag Pfizer says Covid-19 vaccine still possible in 2020 despite data lag

But Bourla said the company still had not reached key benchmarks in assessing vaccine efficacy


Biden hits new battleground, Trump blitzes Midwest Biden hits new battleground, Trump blitzes Midwest

The race is tighter in critical battleground states such as Arizona, Florida and North Carolina


Classrooms without walls amid Covid-19 Classrooms without walls amid Covid-19

An extraordinary measure during pandemic indeed


After shining on National level, Taekwondo player from J-K aims for Olympics
After shining on National level, Taekwondo player from J-K aims for Olympics

Mumtaz Ahmad, Danish's trainee, said he is now an inspiration to many young players who wants to pursue the game


Protests against new coronavirus measures in Italy turn violent Protests against new coronavirus measures in Italy turn violent

Protesters chanted “Freedom, freedom!”, the same slogan used two days earlier by demonstrators in the southern city of Napoli


Protests flare in Philadelphia after police fatally shoot Black man Protests flare in Philadelphia after police fatally shoot Black man

More than a dozen officers, many with batons in hand, formed a line as they ran down 52nd Street chasing protesters away from the main thoroughfare


Hurricane Zeta hits Mexico’s Caribbean coast Hurricane Zeta hits Mexico’s Caribbean coast

Hurricane Zeta slammed into Mexico’s Caribbean coast late Monday


Libya demands French President Macron apologise to Muslims across the globe Libya demands President Macron apologise to Muslims

Libyan foreign ministry strongly condemned Macron's recent controversial remarks on Islam, describing them as highly offensive and an insult to the Prophet Muhammad


Holding of third 2+2 dialogue demonstrates India-US commitment to diplomatic, security objectives: State Dept Holding of third 2+2 dialogue demonstrates India-US commitment to diplomatic, security objectives: State Dept

US Secretary of State will also meet with Modi and hold discussions with other government and business leaders to advance the US-India CGSP


J-K: Those youth who want to shun the path of militancy are welcome, says Lt Gen BS Raju J-K: Those youth who want to shun the path of militancy are welcome, says Lt Gen BS Raju

The locals of Jammu and Kashmir thanked the Army for organising the festivals and said such events help in promoting local talent


Imran Khan likens hate against Islam with Holocaust, seeks ban on Islamophobic content on Facebook Imran Khan likens hate against Islam with Holocaust, seeks ban on Islamophobic content on Facebook

Facebook on October 12 announced it would remove all content that "denies or distorts the Holocaust"

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