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Imran Khan's inswingers: Is there a level playing field as General Asim Munir takes charge of Pakistan Army?
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Imran Khan's inswingers: Is there a level playing field as General Asim Munir takes charge of Pakistan Army?

Analysts believe that what happens next in Pakistan politics depends on the new army chief

Imran Khan-baiter Asim Munir is Pakistan's next army chief. All you need to know about him
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Imran Khan-baiter Asim Munir is Pakistan's next army chief. All you need to know about him

General Syed Asim Munir is the 11th chief of the Pakistan Army since the Islamist nation was carved out of erstwhile British India in 1947. He was preceded by General Qamar Javed Bajwa

WATCH: 50 years on, Pakistan Army still exorcising the ghost of 1971 surrender
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WATCH: 50 years on, Pakistan Army still exorcising the ghost of 1971 surrender

The statement by Pakistan Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa is the latest in the slew of attempts by the country's army to cover up its history of killing unarmed civilians in Bangladesh

Pakistan defence ministry recommends five names to PMO as successor to Army chief Gen. Bajwa: Report
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Pakistan defence ministry recommends five names to PMO as successor to Army chief Gen. Bajwa: Report

Pakistan's Ministry of Defence recommended five names to the PMO on Monday for the appointment of a new army chief who will succeed General Qamar Javed Bajwa and assume charge on 29 November, according to a media report.

Will Pakistan PM decide who will remain army chief?
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Will Pakistan PM decide who will remain army chief?

Both the better part of the last seven decades, the generals of the Pakistan Army have either ruled directly by imposing martial law or have done so in a more indirect by controlling the civilian governments

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif says he rejected Imran Khan's proposal on new Army chief's appointment
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Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif says he rejected Imran Khan's proposal on new Army chief's appointment

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said that he has flatly rejected a proposal from his predecessor and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on the appointment of a successor to Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

Ahead of Imran Khan's 'Long March' domestic turmoil intensifies in Pakistan after ECP disqualifies former PM
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Ahead of Imran Khan's 'Long March' domestic turmoil intensifies in Pakistan after ECP disqualifies former PM

The verdict led to spontaneous outbreaks of protest by PTI supporters outside the ECP office in Islamabad and several other cities in Pakistan

Pakistan: Imran Khan remains in hunt for power, but all depends on coming Punjab bypolls
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Pakistan: Imran Khan remains in hunt for power, but all depends on coming Punjab bypolls

If PML (N) succeeds in getting a sufficient number of provincial Assembly seats on 17 July so that Hamza wins the CM re-election now slated for 22 July, Shehbaz Sharif would get somewhat stabilised

From Jinnah to Imran Khan: Why Pakistan’s tryst with democracy had been so treacherous
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From Jinnah to Imran Khan: Why Pakistan’s tryst with democracy had been so treacherous

Not one of the 30 Prime Ministers of Pakistan has completed a full term: Military coups, no-confidence motions and assassinations are occupational hazards of holding that office

Pakistan Army chief General Bajwa calls on newly-elected PM Shehbaz Sharif
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Pakistan Army chief General Bajwa calls on newly-elected PM Shehbaz Sharif

General Qamar Javed Bajwa called on newly-elected Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif for the first time since he took over as the Prime Minister of Pakistan

Forming government was easy, but keeping the flock together will be a daunting task for Shehbaz Sharif
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Forming government was easy, but keeping the flock together will be a daunting task for Shehbaz Sharif

Although the new team is not yet in place, it is likely that both Maryam Nawaz Sharif and Bilawal Bhutto Zardari may find a place in the new cabinet

Neighbourhood, not Ukraine war, should be India’s priority now
India

Neighbourhood, not Ukraine war, should be India’s priority now

At a time when there are suggestions for India to play a peacemaker's role in the Ukraine war, the South Asian neighbourhood — from Pakistan on the land-side to Sri Lanka on the Oceanfront — is in trouble

How Imran Khan’s dangerous brinkmanship pitches Pakistan into constitutional crisis
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How Imran Khan’s dangerous brinkmanship pitches Pakistan into constitutional crisis

Imran Khan’s decision, an example of political expediency aimed at surviving the uncertainties inherent in Pakistani politics, is unique even by local standards

What Imran Khan’s exit could mean for India-Pakistan relationship
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What Imran Khan’s exit could mean for India-Pakistan relationship

If Pakistan gets a new government, India can expect changes, but those are likely to be incremental and not sweeping

Pakistan’s National Security Policy: Why this will be just another eyewash and not make any reversal of policy direction
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Pakistan’s National Security Policy: Why this will be just another eyewash and not make any reversal of policy direction

Though the National Security Policy claims to have consulted more than ‘120 experts’ and ‘500 specialists’, the National Assembly and Senate were bypassed

As US readies to exit Afghanistan, India-Pakistan proxy war likely to be last thing on General Bajwa's mind
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As US readies to exit Afghanistan, India-Pakistan proxy war likely to be last thing on General Bajwa's mind

Any instability following the American withdrawal from Afghanistan is sure to trigger further waves of instability in Pakistan’s notorious tribal belt, and even mainstream provinces

Time for India and Pakistan to bury the past, 'move forward’, says General Qamar Javed Bajwa
India

Time for India and Pakistan to bury the past, 'move forward’, says General Qamar Javed Bajwa

The Pakistan Army chief said that the potential for regional peace and development always remained hostage to the disputes and issues between Pakistan and India, the two "nuclear-armed neighbours"

Pakistan denies Saudi Arabia rift, but Qureshi's rush to China soon after Bajwa snub tells different tale
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Pakistan denies Saudi Arabia rift, but Qureshi's rush to China soon after Bajwa snub tells different tale

Reports of strain in relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have been doing the rounds ever since Riyadh declined to toe Islamabad's line on Kashmir

New Kashmir sees lull in violence but jihadi elements may take advantage of political vacuum; classified govt data shows peace can be deceptive
India

New Kashmir sees lull in violence but jihadi elements may take advantage of political vacuum; classified govt data shows peace can be deceptive

The worst-case scenario for India is that it could have sacrificed the democratic revival of early 2019, without there being legitimate political actors to take their place.

Drag Musharraf's corpse to central square in Islamabad, hang it for three days if he dies before execution, says Pakistan court in bizarre judgment
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Drag Musharraf's corpse to central square in Islamabad, hang it for three days if he dies before execution, says Pakistan court in bizarre judgment

Pervez Musharraf's corpse should be dragged to the central square in Islamabad and hanged for three days if the former military dictator dies before his execution, a special court in Pakistan which sentenced him to death said on Thursday in a bizarre judgement