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    Pakistan Idol Episode 37 Part 4

  • 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...

  • Karachi mayor earns CJP’s ire over Pakistan Quarters episode

    KARACHI: Expressing displeasure with Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar with regard to the Oct 24 protest by residents of Pakistan Quarters during a police action to vacate government houses from them, Chief Justice of Pakistan Main Saqib Nisar on Friday observed that ethnic issues in Karachi must now come to an end...

    The mayor was present in the courtroom when the CJP asked him why he did not bring the issue of Pakistan Quarters into his...

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

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif may not name those who in his view had ill-advised his elder brother to confront the military and judiciary but he and the like-minded group in the PML-N do want ousted premier Nawaz Sharif to revisit the policy in keeping with the demand of the day...

    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...
  • Axact episode echoes in SC

    ISLAMABAD: The ongoing episode of Axact allegedly awarding fake degrees echoed in the Supreme Court on Monday during the hearing of challenges to the 18th and 21st amendments...

    Also read: Pakistan seeks FBI assistance to probe Axact scamThe full court had taken up petitions against the 18th and 21st amendments in the Constitution that assails the appointment procedure of superior court judges and the setting up of military courts to...

  • PML-N group for probe into rally’s route change episode

    GUJRAT: A strong group within the local chapter of the ruling PML-N has expressed concern and demanded a probe into changing the route of cavalcade of party chief Nawaz Sharif at the entrance to the Gujrat city...

    Even Mr Sharif had expressed wonder and got his vehicle stopped for a while along GT Road bypass to inquire as to why the route was changed
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