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  • Lion kills American tourist in South African park

    JOHANNESBURG: A lion leapt through a open car window and mauled to death an American tourist at a privately-run game park just outside Johann­esburg on Monday, a park official said...

    “There was a car driving to the lion camp and the lion did come through the window and bite the lady,” Scott Simpson, operations manager of The Lion Park venue told Talk Radio 702...

  • Lion of Panjshir’s son ready to take up his Afghan destiny

    When he arrives unannounced at his father’s tomb in an immaculate white shalwar kameez, it is as though he were an apparition: a woman in a burqa falls to her knees and wails, while an elderly man in a faded turban wipes his eyes...

    Dubbed the “Lion of Panjshir”, Massoud the elder was commander of a mujahideen force that battered one of the world’s two superpowers into submission, and later of the Northern Alliance formed to fight the...

  • Punjab gets lion’s share in reconstituted CCI

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday reconstituted the Council of Common Interests (CCI), with an overwhelming representation from Punjab, amid emerging crucial issues like census results and gas allocations...

    Even more surprisingly, the notification to that effect came from the prime minister whereas the Constitution mandates the president to do so
  • An unburied lion

    ELECTED governments in Pakistan have less to fear from the Indian army than from their own — with good reason...

    Will they ever win the war?After the fall of East Pakistan in December 1971, Mr Zulfikar Ali Bhutto had the opportunity to send a demoralised army back to the barracks...

  • Lion on Karachi's streets causes social media furore, owner and pet taken into custody

    A video circulating on social media showing a lion being transported in Karachi's Karimabad area in the back of a pickup truck prompted police to make an arrest, taking the lion and its owner into custody after concerns were raised about the safety of citizens in the metropolis...

    The video, which went viral Wednesday night, shows curious bystanders circling the pickup to get a better look at the lion, which hangs out over the side of...

  • Zoo celebrates lion cub Shankoo’s first birthday

    LAHORE: The first birthday of lion cub Shankoo celebrated at Lahore Zoo on Wednesday was a lively affair which was enjoyed by visitors, especially children and the zoo staff...

    Director Muhammad Shafqat told the participants that as many as eight lion cubs born at the zoo this year...

  • Don’t tease the lion, Hamza tells Imran

    Charged activists carried party flags and some wearing green headscarves, a lion’s image etched on them, raised slogans throughout the meeting...

    He said he could not respond to the PTI chief in the same coin, but would only say that “don’t tease the lion (PML-N election symbol); otherwise it won’t spare you (Khan)”...

  • Venezuelan film ‘From Afar’ wins Golden Lion

    VENICE: Venezuelan film “Desde Alla” (From Afar), a drama that deals with repressed gay love, won the top Golden Lion prize at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday on a night to remember for Latin American cinema...

    The Silver Lion for best director went to Argentina’s Pablo Trapero for “The Clan”, a crime movie based on a real-life story of a prosperous family of kidnappers in Buenos Aires which has been a huge hit on home soil... ...

  • Outrage as Danish zoo dissects lion in front of children

    COPENHAGEN: A Danish zoo on Thursday publicly dissected a lion in an educational event for children, sparking outrage from an animal rights group which branded the initiative “a macabre spectacle”...

    The nine-month-old lion was one of three that Odense Zoo in central Denmark put down in February after failing to find another home for them, and had since been kept in a freezer...

  • Zimbabwe seeks extradition of lion Cecil’s killer

    HARARE: The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion was a “foreign poacher” who paid for an illegal hunt and he should be extradited to Zimbabwe to face justice, environment minister Oppah Muchinguri said on Friday...

    Muchinguri, a senior member of President Robert Mugabe’s ruling ZANU-PF party, described Cecil, a rare black-maned lion well-known to tourists in the Hwange National Park, as an “iconic attraction”...

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