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Irfan Husain

The big lie

For politicians, truth is subservient to power. Updated Feb 25, 2017 11:43am

The ban on fun

Let’s not forget the threat from those flying kites. Published Feb 18, 2017 12:56pm

Cyprus: an island divided

Cyprus has been populated since 9,000 BC, and later was part of the Hittite Empire. Updated Feb 13, 2017 12:39pm

A dish for Chairman Mao

Chinese cuisine is a lot more varied and richer than most people think Published Feb 12, 2017 07:22am

My enemy’s enemy

What binds Pakistan and China is an old adage. Updated Feb 11, 2017 10:10am

Rise and fall

Is the Trump era a harbinger of an empire in decline? Published Feb 04, 2017 01:26am

‘Trumpus rumpus’ in the US

WHO would have thought that a day would come when we would look back at the George W. Bush presidency as the good ... Published Jan 30, 2017 06:14am

Bottom of the class

Our politicians are not known for decisive action. Published Jan 28, 2017 01:11am

Looking for wimps

Already, Hubble has pushed the frontiers of knowledge. Published Jan 21, 2017 07:00am

Waiting for Saladin

Why so much angst over Raheel Sharif’s new job? Updated Jan 14, 2017 08:43am

Goose and pheasant on Christmas

Many people believe that Christmas would not be the same without traditional roast turkey at the Updated Jan 08, 2017 09:25am

Own goal

Out of 209 member countries, Pakistan languishes at 194th place in Fifa rankings. Published Jan 07, 2017 01:09am

Who pays the bills?

It’s not just the political class that’s riding the gravy train. Updated Dec 31, 2016 12:00pm