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Thursday, September 19, 2019 | Today's Paper

Appeal against Reko Diq penalty

By Editorial

September 13, 2019 – 7:00 am

Pakistan announced on Monday that it would go into appeal and challenge multi-billion dollar damages in the Reko Diq case in international court. International court had imposed $1.2 billion damages in Karkey rental power case and $6.2 billion damages in Reko Diq case. Pakistan assets could be seized following damages imposed on Pakistan,

US vs Iran nuclear deal

By Editorial

September 12, 2019 – 7:00 am

Iran took another giant step toward gaining nuclear weapons by admitting it is now using arrays of advanced centrifuges to enrich uranium. This is its latest violation of the 2015 nuclear deal and puts more pressure on Europe to decide whether it wants to keep subsidizing this nuclear breakout.

Trump ends Taliban talks

By Editorial

September 10, 2019 – 7:00 am

United States president Donald Trump has called off talks with the Taliban and cancelled signing of an agreement with them. The trigger, he said, was a suicide bomb which killed one US soldier and “11 other people” carried out “seemingly to strengthen their bargaining position.” However, voices against the ‘agreement in principle’ deal had already been mounting in Washington and Kabul, especially since the Afghan leadership was shown the text of the deal last week.

Police brutality

By Editorial

September 9, 2019 – 7:00 am

Viral pictures of Salahhdin’s dead body reveal the fact that he was subjected to severe torture by the Punjab police. People are demanding an answer from the authorities. Social media users asking if there is any reform package left. Pakistanis have started questioning the state of police reforms in Punjab. Where is the committee and its recommendations to de-politicize Punjab police? The question is being asked after an ATM thief died in police custody.

Model Courts

By Editorial

September 7, 2019 – 7:00 am

Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khosa’s idea worked and the judiciary has started to restore long lost public confidence. Model courts are playing a major role in contemporary Pakistan since cases are being decided on a daily basis. Chief Justice, Asif Saeed Khosa, declared on Friday that the model courts helped restore public confidence in the judiciary,