Dawn

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Dawn is Pakistan's oldest and most widely read English-language newspaper.

Politics

Returning to fulfil my promise to honour the vote, Nawaz says

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif said that he is returning to Pakistan from London to fulfil his pledge to “honour the vote.

Opinion, Politics

Children of war

An entire generation of Syrian children faces psychological damage, ever-increasing danger and death.

Economics, Opinion

CPEC 2018 Summit: Cashing in on the Renminbi

The internationalisation of the Renminbi will be key to furthering trade with China, writes Shahzad Dada.

Opinion, Politics

Pakistan’s caretaker government takes over

One hopes the caretakers and their successors in the years ahead will strengthen democratic conduct.

Opinion

Two steps forward?

Armenia and Malaysia share one common similarity, could they be on the cusp of change?.

Opinion

Israeli brutality and US apathy on view

Even by Israeli standards, the level of brutality unleashed on Monday was almost unprecedented, as snipers took shots at Palestinian protesters.

Opinion, Politics

Elections and violent conflict in Pakistan

Barring the 1970 election, which witnessed a brutal civil war in its aftermath, the 2013 poll remains one of the most violent in Pakistan’s history.

Analysis, Opinion

Before breaking into song

Kathua rape: BJP is not the only party using rape as a political tool.

Diplomacy, Opinion

Saudi-Israel thaw?

Today’s Arab governments are willing to put Palestine issue on the back burner to establish ties with Israel.

Opinion

Malala validates activists in Pakistan

Being an activist in Pakistan is hard but when I met Malala my work seemed validated, says Sarah Belal in an editorial.

Curiosity

Malala returns to Pakistan for first time since attack

Malala Yousafzai arrived in Pakistan on Thursday, more than five years after she survived a Taliban attack.

Opinion

Removing hate speech from sermons

An editorial in Dawn newspaper asks how we can remove hate speech from inflammatory sermons.