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  • Little Afghan Messi fan not giving up on meeting idol

    KABUL: The five-year-old Afghan boy who won the Internet's heart when he was pictured wearing a plastic bag as an improvised Lionel Messi jersey is still eager to meet the Argentine football superstar, he told AFP Friday...

    Murtaza Ahmadi travelled with his family to Kabul this week to receive two jerseys autographed by Messi and presented to the young fan by UNICEF
  • Bethlehem fetes Palestinian Arab Idol singing hero

    BETHLEHEM: Hundreds of Palestinians celebrated in Bethlehem after a young singer from the occupied West Bank city became the second Palestinian to win the Arab Idol television song contest...

    He became the second Palestinian to win the contest after Mohammed Assaf, who was raised in a refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, won Arab Idol against all odds aged 23 in 2013...

  • 'Idol' singers — Japan's obsession with minor girls

    She is a so-called “idol” singer, common in Japan, where rights groups have complained that society's sometimes permissive view of the sexualisation of young girls puts minors at risk...

    Idol Tama Himeno, who has performed on stage since the age of 16, says the men attending her shows worship the performers and crave communication with young girls that they cannot get elsewhere...

  • Dar may skip court in assets reference on 14th

    ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar is likely to skip the trial proceedings on November 14 in the assets reference when the accountability court is scheduled to resume the hearing...

    Sources privy to the development told Dawn that Mr Dar intended to file an application before the accountability court seeking an exemption from personal attendance and the appointment of a pleader who would represent him during the trial...

  • Accountability court episode: Nisar too faced such situations but dared not protest, says Sana

    LAHORE: The PML-N says what was done to Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal at the accountability court in Islamabad is nothing new as during the last four years this ministry has faced similar situations many times but avoided raising its voice against those behind such incidents...

    Explore: 'Whose orders is Rangers following?' Ahsan Iqbal lashes out at force for blocking entry to courtIt says the difference between today’s incident in...

  • Accountability court episode: PML-N ‘confrontational mode’ riles Shahbaz

    According to a party insider, Shahbaz’s outburst against some ‘advisers’ to Nawaz has come in the backdrop of Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal’s strong reaction to the Rangers’ deployment in the accountability court in Islamabad...

    The Rangers had stopped Mr Iqbal and other ministers from entering court premises during the appearance of the former premier in three graft cases on Oct 3...

  • Ex-home minister gets protective bail in 14th case

    KARACHI: The provincial government must wait till May 29 for the arrest of former home minister Dr Zulfikar Mirza, as the Sindh High Court on Friday approved his protective bail in yet another case — 14th in a row — registered against him since his recent outcry over alleged corruption of former president Asif Ali Zardari...

    Also read: Police raid Zulfiqar Mirza's Karachi residence, arrest supportersA single bench headed by Justice...

  • KP badminton trials from 14th

    PESHAWAR: Trials to select Khyber Pakhtunkhwa male and female squads for the forth-coming Inter-Provincial Badminton Championships will be held on May 14-15 here at Murad Ali Badminton Hall...

    Director Sports Female Games Rashida Ghaznavi said that Peshawar would host both men and women’s Inter-Provincial Badminton Championships from May 20 to 22
  • India has demanded consular access to Jadhav for the 14th time: Bambawale

    India, in the first-ever diplomatic contact between Islamabad and New Delhi after the sentencing of spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, made two formal demands of Pakistan during a meeting between Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale and Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua in Islamabad...

    Speaking to journalists after the meeting, Bambawale said New Delhi had, during the meeting, requested consular access to Jadhav for the 14th time...

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