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Emerging Realities and Future Challenges

April 30, 2010
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By Taimur Malik Published in the August 2007 issue of The Friday Times. Pakistan turned 60 years old this month. If Pakistan was a person, she would enjoy senior citizen status and post-retirement benefits. However, in today’s terror struck and trade centred world, Pakistan holds an important, increasingly difficult and yet challenging position. This pre-eminence…

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Challenging times for International Law

April 30, 2010
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By Hassan Aslam Shad & Taimur Malik Published in the 24 July 2006 issue of The Nation. This article takes a snapshot in time of the relevance of international law. It does so by taking the historic purposes of international law as the point of…

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Pakistan gains 50,000km marine area as UN extends continental shelf

May 7, 2009
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has got its continental shelf extended from 200 nautical miles to 350 nautical miles and would subsequently gain a maritime area of more than 50,000 kilometres, Science and Technology Minister Azam Khan Swati said on Wednesday. He told a press conference that the…

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UN chief working to complete Bhutto inquiry commission

May 7, 2009
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NEW YORK: United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday he was working hard to complete the fact-finding commission, which is to look into the assassination of former…

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