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2018 has been an eventful year for Pakistan. We started with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and now we are governed by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). A lot has changed in 12 months and a lot has happened throughout the year which we covered with utmost honesty and reported facts as they were.

Here are our Top 10 stories from 2018

Imran Khan’s awkward moment in China

Remember when Prime Minister Imran Khan went to China on his first official visit as the premier? Of course you do because it was historic in more ways than not. We won’t spoil the entire story for you because you have to read it to know, but all we can say is that there was a minor controversy regarding the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which was later resolved.

Journalist Nusrat Javed survives ‘deadly attack’

Not very long ago, journalist Nusrat Javed took to Twitter and claimed that he survived a ‘deadly attack’ which he alleged was masterminded by PM Imran Khan. Later, however, Nusrat said that Islamabad Police has investigated the matter and that it was an accident and not an attack. Want to know more? Read the story.

Did a Israeli official jet visit Islamabad?

Rumour had it that an Israeli official jet entered Islamabad and some high level meetings were conducted. Representatives of both countries denied the rumours, however. Click on the link above to know more about the story.

The Basi Leaks

Remember the beef between Reham Khan and Hamza Ali Abbasi over the Reham’s book? Hamza leaked screenshots of an e-mail exchange between the two and Nadeem Farooq Paracha probably had the best response to the entire situation.

The case of my husband’s tumor and recovery

Here is an inspiring story from 2018. Aisha Sarwari writes about how her husband, Yasser Latif Hamdani, suffered a tumor, went through surgery and recovered and the problems they had to face. All is well that ends well, right? We wish the couple all the best for the future.

The Blasphemy law is a European concept

This one came as a surprise to many when it was originally published, and we are sure this would still surprise many. Nadeem Farooq Paracha writes how blasphemy law is a European concept, though it is widely practiced in Pakistan, Iran and likewise.

Is 6 U-turns in first 5 weeks a new world record?

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) made 6 U-Turns in first 5 weeks of its government, and Omar Quraishi believes it was a world record. We won’t tell you more because you got to read for yourselves.

The other Mrs. Bhutto

ZA Bhutto is largely known to have had married twice. Both of his wives are well-known: the quiet and obedient Shirin Amir Begum, and the glitzy Nusrat Bhutto who also became Pakistan’s first lady. But there was another. A third ‘hidden’ wife. ZAB never acknowledged her publically, but she became a powerful figure in his regime.

PTI leader humiliates himself after murder attempt on Ahsan Iqbal

PML-N leader Ahsan Iqbal survived assassination attempt earlier this year, but PTI leader Abrar-ul-Haq’s statements over the matter landed him in quite some trouble. Click the link above to know more.

Remembering Bhagat Singh

Freedom fighter Bhagat Singh was born in Lyallpur, Punjab, India (now Pakistan), on September 27, 1907, to a Sikh family deeply involved in political activities.

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