He labored like a beaver strong/ By rivers wide and long/ A Man whom there are none to praise/ And very few to amaze.
In view of the unprecedented deadly extremist violence affecting the body politic, concerned citizens might be wondering how a significant number of otherwise suave and liberal educated young men could have been motivated to commit such ghoulish actions.
It has been more than a year since the disturbing images of teachers shouldering rifles and holding semi-automatic pistols were published, and the debate raged over allowing weapons in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) schools.
South Korea and the United States on Aug. 22 began regular annual joint military exercises, including operations near the North Korea border.
In a recent editorial cartoon on The New York Times' website, by the artist Heng, President Rodrigo Duterte is shouldering a portable missile launcher, with "War on Drugs" imprinted on its side
The Communications and Information Ministry recently launched the 1,000 Digital Startup Movement initiative in cooperation with KIBAR, Indonesia's technology startup ecosystem builder.
The much-needed, much-delayed Fata reforms process appears to be finally moving ahead.
The majestic Danube River connects Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest. Just 40 miles downriver from Vienna, the historic city of Bratislava rises above the Danubian plain.
In early September, China will host the 2016 G20 Leaders' Summit in its scenic city of Hangzhou.
The next United Nations secretary-general should not only be able to lead but to wield enough clout to make a global difference.