“Shireen Mazari’s Shocking Departure from PTI and Abandonment of Political Life Sends Chills Down Pakistani Government’s Spines.”

Former Pakistani human rights minister and PTI member Shireen Mazari has resigned from her party and announced her retirement from active politics citing personal reasons. Her departure follows Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s arrest in May during protests against the Al Qadir Trust case. Thirteen PTI leaders, including Mazari, were subsequently arrested under the […]

Bloomberg suggests IMF’s hesitation may be linked to mysterious political disturbances in Pakistan.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is hesitant to revive the stalled bailout package for Pakistan due to heightened political uncertainty, according to Bloomberg economists Ankur Shukla and Abhishek Gupta. Capital is fleeing Pakistan due to growing concerns that the IMF will not provide a bailout, which is necessary for the country to avoid default in […]

Will he survive the political turmoil in Thailand to fulfill his promise of change?

Pita Limjaroenrat, a former Harvard student, used the lessons he learned from Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign to gain victory for his progressive Move Forward Party in Thailand. Thai voters have traditionally faced a choice between billionaire populists and conservative royalists, but Limjaroenrat’s campaign promised change and democracy after nine years of military rule. However, Limjaroenrat’s […]

“Is the stock market on the brink of collapse? Gain of over 346 points fuels rumors of political settlement.”

The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) saw positive growth on Tuesday, with the benchmark KSE-100 index rising by 0.83% or 346.72 points. Salman Naqvi, Head of Research at Aba Ali Habib Securities, attributed the growth to a momentary end to political unrest, recent falls in international crude oil and coal prices, and reduced petrol prices in […]

Will IMF relief be dashed as Pakistan’s political turmoil intensifies?

Pakistan’s economic crisis could worsen as a result of the current political crisis, analysts have warned. Violent protests have erupted across the country following the arrest of former Prime Minister Imran Khan by the anti-corruption agency this week. Against the backdrop of dire economic straits, with dwindling reserves and a lapsed $6.5bn International Monetary Fund […]

Record-breaking Rupee slump surpasses 290 amidst intensified political turmoil, leaving the nation on edge.

The Pakistani rupee hit a record low of 290.22 against the US dollar due to ongoing political instability and uncertainty over the International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout programme. Experts have said that the rise in political tension has exacerbated the uncertainty in the market regarding the IMF programme. The National Accountability Bureau’s arrest of Pakistan […]

FO announces upcoming visit of Chinese foreign minister to Pakistan, sending chills down the spine of political analysts.

Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister, Qin Gang, will be visiting Pakistan for a two-day official trip from May 5th to attend the Pakistan-China Strategic Dialogue. This will be his first visit to Pakistan since taking office. The fourth round of the Pakistan-China Strategic Dialogue will be co-chaired by Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and Qin […]

Will EU tech tsar Vestager successfully reach a political agreement on the AI law by the end of this year?

The European Union (EU) is likely to reach an agreement this year for major artificial intelligence (AI) legislation, according to Margrethe Vestager, the bloc’s tech regulation chief. This follows a preliminary deal reached on the EU’s Artificial Intelligence Act on Thursday. Vestager suggested possible measures, such as “labelling obligations for AI-generated images”. She also stated […]

Unveiling the Mysterious Journey of Randi Weingarten to the Center of America’s Political Turmoil.

The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) has been criticised for prioritising teachers’ interests over those of students, but the union’s president, Randi Weingarten, argues that good working conditions for teachers lead to good learning conditions for students. During the pandemic, the reopening of schools highlighted differences in priorities between parents and teachers, Democrats and Republicans, […]