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Front Page Last Updated: May 22, 2019 - 10:59:34 AM


Analyses
Balochistan: Ethnic Backlash
Unidentified militants opened indiscriminate fire on labourers working in an agriculture field in the Manjho Shori area of Naseerabad District in Balochistan on May 15, 2019, killing three of them and injuring one. The deceased had come from Tando Adam area of the Nawab Shah District in Sindh, and were daily-wage labourers. The attackers managed to escape. Though no group has so far claimed responsibility for the killing, Baloch insurgent groups have a history of killing non-Baloch labourers.

May 22, 2019 - 10:58:33 AM

Africa
First ladies in Africa: a close look at how three have wielded influence
The role played by the wives of heads of state in Africa has been largely ignored. In a bid to contribute to this under-researched area we analysed the political role, influence and activities of First Ladies in a number of countries on the continent.

May 22, 2019 - 10:57:09 AM

Research
Will Regulators Ban a Potentially “Catastrophic” Refinery Chemical?
While community activists demand ending the use of a dangerous gas at two California oil refineries, their owners claim the ban would cost jobs and raise gasoline prices.

May 22, 2019 - 10:52:34 AM

Business
Yamal LNG spot volumes on the rise, adding to oversupply
Liquefied natural gas (LNG) available for spot purchase from Russia’s Yamal plant is climbing as companies with long-term contracts take their time to ramp up purchases, industry sources said, adding to oversupply in the global market.

May 22, 2019 - 10:51:10 AM

Defence & Arms
Nazi-Soviet Pact Anniversary Can Help Zelenskiy Heal Ukraine’s Totalitarian Trauma
To mark the country’s WWII Memorial Day on May 8, Ukraine’s President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy posted this picture of his meeting with former Soviet naval captain Ivan Zaluzhniy and Ukrainian Insurgent Army veteran Paraskeva Zelenchuk-Potiak along with the message: “The key to peace today is unity among all Ukrainians." 

May 22, 2019 - 10:49:47 AM

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