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  • Wajid Zia submits documentary evidence in Flagship reference against Nawaz Sharif

    National Accountability Bureau's (NAB) key witness, Wajid Zia, on Tuesday submitted documents gathered by the Panamagate joint investigation team (JIT) as evidence in the Flagship Investments corruption reference against former premier Nawaz Sharif...

    According to the charge-sheet against the former premier, Sharif had told the JIT that he was a shareholder in 15 companies, including Flagship Invest­ments, Hartstone Properties, Que...

  • Thai lawyer drops defamation suit against BBC reporter

    A Thai lawyer has dropped a criminal defamation suit against a BBC journalist over his investigation into foreigners being scammed out of retirement homes in the country, the broadcaster said on Thursday...

    Jonathan Head, the BBC's Southeast Asia correspondent, faced up to five years in jail after his report exposed how two foreign retirees had properties on Phuket island stolen from them by a network of criminals and corrupt...

  • Insight: Juve’s ‘BBC’ face uphill task against Real counterparts

    Carlo Ancelotti would be licking his lips at the prospect of fielding Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo against Juventus as Real Madrid look to overturn a 2-1 first-leg deficit in the return leg of their Champions League semi-final tie on Wednesday...

    Real’s attacking trio are widely termed as BBC in Spanish media but they face their Italian namesakes — Leonardo Bonucci, Andrea Barzagli and Giorgio Chiellini — willing...

  • UN accuses Iran of campaign against BBC

    NEW YORK: David Kaye, UN Special Rapporteur for the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion, described the recent attacks in state media and online against BBC Persian as “deplorable”...

    “It’s pretty clear that the campaign is against BBC Persian, it’s against freedom of information and it’s against journalism generally,” he said at the United Nations General Assembly...

  • Woman presenter wins equal pay case against BBC

    LONDON: A British female news presenter who was paid one sixth of the fee earned by a male presenter on a similar show won her discrimination case against the BBC on Friday...

    The BBC is regularly scrutinised over the amounts it pays top stars and has also faced several major stories about female staff being paid less than their male equivalents...

  • Sharmeen wins Emmy for best documentary

    KARACHI: Award-win­ning filmmaker Shar­meen Obaid Chinoy has added another prestigious accolade to her name, winning the ‘Best Documentary’ award at the 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards held in New York on Friday...

    A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, which last year won an Oscar for ‘Best Documentary - Short Subject’, focuses on the life of an 18-year-old girl who is a survivor of an honour killing attempt... ...

  • Documentary highlights evils of human trafficking

    ISLAMABAD: The Embassy of Switzerland on Thursday hosted the opening of the third edition of the Human Rights Film Festival which included a screening of a documentary titled ‘Impasse’...

    Inaugurating the event, Director UN Information Centre Vittorio Cammarota said: “The documentaries are focused on human rights violations across the world, including migration, refugees, freedom of expression, human trafficking, child abuse and...

  • Vasakh documentary fest from Friday

    LAHORE: The two-day 8th Vasakh International Documentary Film Festival will open at Ali Auditorium on Friday...

    IRC Director Muhammad Waseem while shedding light on the festival told Dawn that Vasakh has had been established with the specific objective of creating a critical mass by sensitising the youth on issues of human rights through documentary films...

  • Friend of Diana urges TV channel to scrap ‘intrusive’ documentary

    One of Princess Diana’s closest friends is writing to Channel 4 bosses asking them to scrap a forthcoming documentary using private video footage which includes Diana talking about about her sex life with Prince Charles...

    The documentary is due to be broadcast on Aug 6 and Monckton’s intervention will increase pressure on Channel 4 after Diana’s brother, Earl Spencer, reportedly demanded the programme was dropped...

  • Documentary charts rise of professional skiing

    ISLAMABAD: Short but spectacular Dancing with Snow, a documentary on skiing presented at a local hotel on Saturday evening, was a visually stunning work...

    The premiere of the 15-minute film to promote skiing on the magnificent slopes of Karakoram Range was hosted by the Ski Federation of Pakistan in collaboration with Serena Hotel...

  • Documentary on environmental destruction, corruption screened

    ISLAMABAD: The Borneo Case, a documentary on activists protesting the destruction of the Malaysian Borneo Rainforest that reveals the wealth the minister in charge of the rainforest accumulated during his tenure, was screened at the United Nations Information Centre as part of the ongoing Human Rights through Cinematography Festival...

    Although it began late because of some technical difficulties, the documentary kept the audience –...

  • Diana’s sons share her legacy in a new documentary

    ”ITV and HBO’s hour-long documentary, Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy (airing on Monday night) offers this rare conversation with Diana’s sons, William and his brother Harry, 32, who get out old their mother’s old photo albums and use the opportunity, as they must, to promote some of her favourite charities and causes...

    Just enough review of her good works (visiting AIDS patients when no one else would, campaigning against...

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