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    Deposing of a dictator: Revisiting a magnificent mass uprising – II

    by Nurul Kabir | Updated at 10:20pm on December 09, 2016

    NEVERTHELESS, the death of the Gordon College student in police firing provoked ‘solidarity demonstrations’ in different cities of West Pakistan, including Multan, Karachi, Jhelum, Lahore,...

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    Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter become gatekeepers

    by Phil Butler | Updated at 10:20pm on December 09, 2016

    NEWS that Google, Microsoft, and Facebook will collaborate to censor their definition of terrorism on their collective networks signals Orwellian times to come...

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    Military force and drone warfare: Post-truth victims

    | Updated at 10:10pm on December 09, 2016

    THE fact that the Obama era is being assessed above all on the basis of the elegance of the president can be seen as an...

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    Italy’s voters slap down the elites

    by Andrew Spannaus | Updated at 10:00pm on December 08, 2016

    ITALIAN voters sent a strong message to their own government and to all of Europe, declaring through their rejection of a constitutional reform referendum that...

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    Deposing of a dictator: Revisiting a magnificent mass uprising – I

    by Nurul Kabir | Updated at 09:55pm on December 08, 2016

    THE history of a people does pass through such phases at times, particularly with a dictatorial regime — civilian or military — being in place,...

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    This is the most dangerous time for our planet

    | Updated at 09:50pm on December 08, 2016

    AS A theoretical physicist based in Cambridge, I have lived my life in an extraordinarily privileged bubble. Cambridge is an unusual town, centered around one...

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    Unreality politics

    | Updated at 09:45pm on December 08, 2016

    BUT I don’t want to go among mad people,’ Alice remarked. ‘Oh, you can’t help that,’ said the Cat. ‘We’re all mad here. I’m mad....

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    Should ICC abolish toss in Test cricket?

    | Updated at 10:40pm on December 07, 2016

    IN DECEMBER 2006, two Australian television channels, Seven and Ten, flipped a coin to decide who would get the chance to broadcast the Australian Football...

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    China expands its presence in Europe

    by Vladimir Terehov | Updated at 10:35pm on December 07, 2016

    AS New Eastern Outlook has repeatedly noted in the past, the development of Sino-European relations has emerged as one of central issues boggling the minds...

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    How Buddhism connects SAARC

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 10:35pm on December 07, 2016

    AT A South Asian summit in the Maldives during the Zardari era, Pakistan decided to acknowledge its past assertively, not as it imagined its history...