Breaking News
Home / Archives / 2019 (page 4)

2019

Second Belt and Road Forum

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan arrives to attend a welcoming banquet for the Belt and Road Forum hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, April 26, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee/Pool

Second Belt and Road Forum Key Takeaways Magazine Desk The second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation was held in Beijing from April 25 to 27 under the theme “Belt and Road Cooperation: Shaping a Brighter Shared Future”. The forum consisted of the opening ceremony, the Leaders’ Roundtable, the high-level meeting, 12 thematic forums and a CEO conference. 40 ... Read More »

Rule-based Diplomacy and UN Counter terrorism System

9b5db350-6cbf-11e9-994e-1d1e521ccbf6_image_hires_221519

Rule-based Diplomacy and UN Counterterrorism System Kamran Adil Introduction On 1st May 2019, Mohammad Masood Azhar Alvi (hereinafter Masood Azhar) was placed on the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida  Sanctions List by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). In response, the Government of Pakistan, through its Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), stated: “The UNSC 1267 Sanctions Committee listing is governed by clear rules ... Read More »

How Least Developed Countries can become leaders in tackling climate change

niger-201609-sheridan--011-2_1

How Least Developed Countries can become leaders in tackling climate change The group of Least Developed Countries (LDC) has been negotiating under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for many years and has continuously taken leadership roles at key points. For example, the push for and successful inclusion (against great odds) of the long-term global temperature goal of ... Read More »

In Conversation with Ayaz Hussain (PSP) 45th in Pakistan, CSS 2017-18

59963178_2401032606609789_1276500216362565632_n

In Conversation with Ayaz Hussain (PSP) 45th in Pakistan, CSS 2017-18 Catch line: JWT provides fundamental knowledge for Current Affairs, Pakistan Affairs and even for Islamiat in accordance with the needs of all competitive examinations. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Ayaz Hussain (AH): After matriculation, I did my intermediate from Government ... Read More »

Testing Times Ahead!

EDITORIAL JUN-19

Testing Times Ahead! With the surge of populist, nationalist leaders, especially in countries that are of key importance to world affairs, there were considerable apprehensions that peace of the world would be at stake. The policies such leaders expounded on, and steps they took, bode ill for the future of the world. The biggest example of such a ‘patriot’ leader ... Read More »

US-Iran Tension

a4b35883-c36a-485d-a466-e5dfc8455694-225215_600

US-Iran Tensions Magazine Desk American officials have suddenly raised the stakes in the long-simmering tensions between the United States and Iran, pointing to new intelligence that they say suggests an imminent threat to American interests in the Middle East. Although the potential for armed conflict between the two countries has loomed since the Islamic Revolution, the recent American assertion that ... Read More »

Donald Trump and the Weaponization of International Trade

trump-king1

Donald Trump and the Weaponization of International Trade The Liberal World Order under Threat Magazine Desk Trade policies of Trump administration are causing more problems than they solve as they treat friends like adversaries, thereby weakening alliances. They are further complicating an already fragile US-China relationship. By discarding the current multilateral system in favour of a bilateral approach, the Trump ... Read More »

Ensuring Energy, Water and Food Security

681864-tharchildrenmalnutritiondroughtfaminephotoppi-1394600865

Ensuring Energy, Water and Food Security Shafqat Javed Water scarcity is the biggest threat to fertile lands in the country which, in turn, means serious consequences for the industrial sector. Pakistan is already a water-scarce country as owing to the poor state of infrastructure about two-third is lost due to poor transmission and seepage.  Water scarcity hurts the entire agricultural chain ... Read More »

US-China Trade War

1_x5YGHNN9temBq7oGQv-haQ

US-China Trade War A dangerous game is on! Magazine Desk During the US-China trade talks in Washington D.C., Chinese and American trade negotiators could not reach a truce. Later, on May 10th, the United States carried through on its threat to ratchet up tariffs on Chinese goods. China vowed to retaliate and impose similar tariffs on American goods. So, the ... Read More »

The Two-State Solution

b3a-rabinovich-rgb-jc-_s2048x1629

The Two-State Solution Keeping the Hope of Peace Alive Federica Mogherini Our common region—the Mediterranean and the wider Middle East—is going through a long and difficult transition. The war in Syria is not yet over, and Libya is still torn by violence and instability. While there are new hopes for de-escalation in Yemen, the road to peace is still long. ... Read More »