Dawn (Pakistan)

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - ​Once again, the streets of Quetta have witnessed a bloodbath, shattering the illusion that a semblance of peace had returned to the Balochistan capital. 

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - ​Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have — more or less — reached an understanding on a package for bailing out the country’s ailing economy, says Finance Minister Asad Umar. 

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - ​India’s Balakot adventure, followed by an episode of aerial dogfighting, has led to today’s astonishing situation where, on either side of the border, most people are soundly convinced that their side won and the other was ‘taught a lesson’.

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - ​The colonial era may have ended but laws from that period still dog India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, sometimes enforced by the military, occasionally by civilian rulers, and increasingly so by state-backed mobs, which is an innovation on how the British crushed the quest for truer freedoms.

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - ​The 1919 massacre marked a turning point in the campaign for independence.

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) -  Should the extradition of Mr Assange go through, it would set a terrible precedent, eroding the progress made by press freedom campaigners to democratise access to information and its attendant redistribution of power to the people. 

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - ​At least 20 people were killed and 48 injured in a blast believed to be targeting members of the Hazara community in Quetta's Hazarganji market on Friday morning.

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - ​Women's experiences of educational institutes are often marked by anxiety, fear and negotiation. For some, the simple act of self-expression on campus can be a harrowing experience. 

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - ​Neither the presidential nor the parliamentary form of government is a guarantee against instability.

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - ​The market is going to fall further in days to come. The government must safeguard the interests of the small saver, even if a few brokers need to pay till penury for it.