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  • Swat activist Tabassum Adnan wins 2016 Nelson Mandela Award

    SWAT: Tabassum Adnan, a women's rights activist from Swat valley became the recipient of yet another prestigious award on Thursday when she was bestowed with the Nelson Mandela – Graça Machel Innovation Award 2016 in Bogota, Colombia...

    The marriage which was marked by frequent domestic abuse, ended after 20 years when she gathered the courage to divorce her abusive husband...

  • Swat women rights activist wins Nelson Mandela award

    MINGORA: Tabassum Adnan, a women rights activist from Swat valley, has won the Nelson Mandela-Graca Machel Innovation Award 2016...

    Other winners of the Nelson Mandela Award are: Smriti Nagpal from India in youth category, Divest-Invest (represented by Ellen Dorsey) in brave philanthropy category and Sierra Leone Medical Students Association (represented by Dr Asad Naveed) in organisation category...

  • Goodbye, party of Nelson Mandela; hello, rainbow nation

    Bullish and beaming, Athol Trollip, the presumptive mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa’s sixth-largest metropolitan area, addressed a cheering crowd of supporters on Aug 6...

    In last week’s local government elections, a record number of voters ditched Nelson Mandela’s party, the African National Congress (ANC), which has been in power since the first post-apartheid elections in 1994, and cast their ballots for the...

  • With Qatar in crisis, ‘Tamim the Glorious’ rises as national emblem

    In the capital Doha, Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani’s face is everywhere, thanks to a silhouette of the ruler’s profile and the slogan “Tamim al-majd” — Arabic for “Tamim the Glorious” — on bumpers, shop windows, concrete walls and mobile phone cases...

    The emir’s profile, and the line “Tamim the Glorious” in intricate Arabic calligraphy, spread like wildfire in Qatar after a retweet by the emir’s brother, finding its way...

  • LITBUZZ: ‘GLORIOUS AND UNUSUAL NOVEL’ WINS WALTER SCOTT PRIZE

    Historian Alistair Moffat, one of the seven judges, said, “Days Without End took the lead for the glorious and unusual story, the seamlessly interwoven period research, and above all for the unfaltering power and authenticity of the narrative voice, a voice no reader is likely to forget...

    The Walter Scott prize is awarded annually at the Borders book festival to the best United Kingdom, Irish and Commonwealth novel set in a period at...

  • End of a glorious journey

    Over the years, the Newsline published trailblazing stories including exposés on corruption at the highest political level, plunder of the country’s financial institutions, the role of intelligence agencies, the drug mafia, state and street terrorism, and extrajudicial killings carried by the security forces...

  • End of a glorious journey

    Over the years, the Newsline published trailblazing stories including exposés on corruption at the highest political level, plunder of the country’s financial institutions, the role of intelligence agencies, the drug mafia, state and street terrorism, and extrajudicial killings carried by the security forces...

  • Chinese man gets $400,000 for 20 years in jail

    BEIJING: A Chinese man freed after spending more than 20 years in prison for murder will get more than $400,000 in compensation, a court said on Friday according to official media...

    Of those exonerated in recent years, Chen spent the longest in prison, state media said previously...

  • US lawmakers in Ghana, mark 400 years since first slave shipment

    ACCRA: US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi condemned the “grave evil” of slavery in a speech to Ghana’s parliament on Wednesday marking 400 years since the first shipment of enslaved Africans to America...

    Trump was heckled by a protester in Jamestown on Tuesday during a speech to mark 400 years since the founding of the first local legislature by English colonists...

  • Steyn closing in on 400-wicket milestone

    Dale Steyn will join a select group of bowlers to claim 400 wickets with the South African paceman requiring four scalps in the two-Test series against Bangladesh to reach the milestone...

    “To take 400 Test wickets is something that is extremely special,” South Africa captain Hashim Amla told reporters on Monday on the eve of the first Test in Chittagong...

  • Govt orders 400,000 porn sites blocked

    ISLAMABAD: The federal government has asked the internet providing companies to block more than 400,000 pornography websites, officials said on Tuesday, as part of a crackdown on what the apex court calls “offensive content”...

    “ISPs (Internet Service Providers) have been directed to block more than 400,000 websites having pornographic content,” a senior government official told AFP...

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