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  • Japan marks 70 years since Hiroshima atom bomb attack

    HIROSHIMA: Tens of thousands gathered in Hiroshima Thursday to mark 70 years since the dropping of the first atomic bomb, with opinion still divided over whether its deadly destruction was justified...

    Children, elderly survivors and delegates representing 100 countries were in the crowd with many placing flowers in front of the cenotaph at Peace Memorial Park, as doves were released into the air...

  • Battle for Mosul: many forces with many motives

    BAGHDAD: An unlikely array of forces is converging on the city of Mosul, lining up for a battle on the historic plains of northern Iraq that is likely to be decisive in the war against the militant Islamic State (IS) group...

    The tacit alliance — Iraqi troops alongside Shia militiamen, Kurdish fighters, Sunni Arab tribesmen and US special forces — underscores the importance of this battle
  • Pakistan wants as many Taliban groups as possible to join talks

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan said as many Taliban groups as possible must be persuaded to join any upcoming peace discussions with the Afghan government, as a third round of four-country talks aimed at reviving negotiations with the insurgent group began Saturday...

    Delegates from Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States convened in the Pakistani capital Islamabad over the weekend even as the insurgents wage an unprecedented winter...

  • Pakistan's transgenders mocked by most, abhorred by many

    As outcasts, Pakistan's transgender people are often forced into begging, dancing and even prostitution to earn money...

    See: Being transgender: facts, myths and rightsThe Supreme Court has designated transgender people as a third gender, which under law should afford them protection, but in practice, Kamran Arif, vice president of the independent Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, said transgender people bear the brunt of some of...

  • Pakistan valued by many countries, says army chief

    RAWALPINDI: Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Friday the countries making efforts to isolate Pakistan should realise how the country was valued and honoured by its friends in the international community...

    Gen Bajwa was talking to foreign military contingents taking part in the second Pakistan Army Team Spirit (Pats) competitions, being organised near Mangla, accor­ding to a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations... ...

  • Revealing the many faces of Karachi

    The documentary showed the dark side of living in Karachi for a minority community, many of whom expressed their preference to live in India...

    “The genre of documentary in Pakistan always highlights negativity and it is not that ugly is real,” she said...

  • Two’s a crowd for many Chinese after policy change

    But Thursday’s change may have been too little, too late, as many young Chinese see more costs than benefits in having a second child...

    “The country doesn’t give any financial support,” said one post among many that lamented the costs of having two children...

  • THE ICON INTERVIEW: THE MANY LIVES OF MEHWISH

    Although these days one can see her face everywhere — in films, on TV, singing on a big music show — Mehwish has many secret lives...

    ”Many actors have trended on social media for their acting prowess but Mehwish became even more famous (and trended on Twitter) during the Pakistan Super League cricket tournament earlier this year...

  • Mugabe: Zimbabwe’s liberator and, for many, its oppressor

    Nearly four decades after the country’s independence from Britain in 1980, he was regarded by many as an autocrat, willing to unleash death squads, rig elections and trash the economy in the relentless pursuit of power...

    After two terms as prime minister, Mugabe changed the constitution and was elected president in 1990, shortly before the death of his first wife, Sally, seen by many as the only person capable of restraining him... ...

  • Many pieces of the jigsaw

    This is win-win for me as if I am wrong and what I say is a mere figment of my imagination, Pakistan will be spared another tragic and divisive spell of political uncertainty...

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