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    Pakistan Idol Finalist Eliminated

  • Venus trounces Konta to become oldest Wimbledon finalist for 23 years

    LONDON: Venus Williams became the oldest Wimbledon finalist for 23 years on Thursday as the American star ended Johanna Konta’s history bid with a masterful 6-4, 6-2 win...

    Meets Muguruza for title on SaturdayVenus, aiming to win her first Wimbledon title since 2008, took only 73 minutes to write her name in the history books as the oldest Wimbledon finalist since Martina Navratilova in 1994...

  • PSL finalist teams to have four foreign players each: Najam Sethi

    Pakistan Super League (PSL) Chairman Najam Sethi reassured cricket fans on Wednesday that the teams playing in the league's final will have four foreign cricketers each...

    Sethi said, "I can confirm that each finalist team will field four foreign players from pool of platinum, diamond and gold players who have agreed...

  • 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...

  • IS footprints eliminated from Pakistan: army

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Army said on Thursday that the footprints of the militant Islamic State (IS) group had been eliminated from Pakistan...

    “They tried to [sneak] into Pakistan but failed and [were] apprehended,” Inter-Services Public Relations Director General (ISPR) Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa told reporters during a briefing...

  • Pakistan says 'almost all' Uighur militants eliminated

    BEIJING: Almost all members of the Uighur militant group the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) have been eliminated from Pakistan, President Mamnoon Hussain said on Wednesday during a visit to Beijing...

    China blames violent unrest in its far western region of Xinjiang on separatist groups like ETIM, who it says want to set up an independent state called East Turkestan and have bases in countries like Pakistan and Afghanistan... ...

  • ‘Almost all’ Uighur militants in Pakistan ‘eliminated’

    BEIJING: Almost all members of the Uighur militant group, the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM), have been eliminated from Pakistan, President Mamnoon Hussain said here on Wednesday...

    “It has also been very helpful in eliminating the ETIM element from our country and I think almost all ETIM people in our country have been eliminated...

  • A symbol of the violation of law eliminated

    PESHAWAR: A symbol of the violation of the antiquities law and court orders was pulled down after years of delay when a commercial building right inside the protected heritage site of Gor Khatri was demolished on Friday night by the district administration...

    The commercial building – a wedding hall- constructed in 80s by the then minister C&W department not only remained an eyesore for years, it was also an embodiment of the violation...
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