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  • Hashmi says social media pics of his ‘torture’ are old

    He alleged that certain Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf circles by rejoicing at the “fake news” of his torture on social media were giving an impression that whosoever would take a “clear stand” regarding democratic values would meet the same fate...

    Eulogises army, ISIHe said he was struggling for the “honour of Pakistan”...

  • 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...

  • Japan trains let cats roam to raise awareness of strays

    OGAKI: A Japanese civic group teamed up with a railway operator on Sunday to let some 30 cats roam on a local train at an event, hoping it will raise awareness of the culling of stray cats...

    “I think it’s great more people are aware about stray kittens through events like this,” said Mikiko Hayashi, a passenger from western Japan, who owns two cats that were strays...

  • Feeding feral cats for 17 years

    Right next to its boundary walls, a middle-aged lady feeds dozens of stray cats everyday...

    A couple of youngsters were excited to recount that they have been seeing her feeding the cats for as long as they can remember...

  • Brigitte Bardot slams Australia’s plan to kill 2m feral cats

    SYDNEY: French actress Brigitte Bardot has condemned an Australian plan to cull two million feral cats, blamed for wreaking havoc on native animals, to stop them further harming vanishing populations...

    Feral cats have been identified as the main culprit behind Australia’s high rate of mammal extinction, with more than 10 per cent of species wiped out since Europeans settled here two centuries ago...

  • ‘Cats’ to be performed in NY after 16 years

    NEW YORK: Hit musical “Cats”, one of the most celebrated theatrical productions of all time, is returning to New York after a 16-year hiatus on Broadway, its producers announced on Thursday...

    Eliot’s “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” made its debut in London in 1981, before running for 7,485 performances for 18 years across the pond...

  • 'He is scared of cats. How can he become a suicide bomber?'

    Mohibullah claimed during the interview that his indoctrination took place at one of the thousands of unregulated madrassahs in Pakistan, many funded with Saudi money...

    Know more: Pakistan has some influence over Taliban, but no control: SartajObservers in Pakistan fear the seminaries are breeding grounds for intolerance or even extremism, with repeated calls for more oversight...

  • Mysterious skin infection ails big cats at Karachi zoo

    KARACHI: Having lost their charm and beauty within four years of their arrival at the zoo, Sarah and Alfred, a pair of exotic big cats, now suffer from what appears to be a serious skin infection, a visit to the zoo has revealed...

    It has become difficult for visitors to view these big cats now as the front side of the cage, made of acrylic glass, has been completely ruined by marks and scratches...

  • Chinese city bans consumption of dogs, cats

    SHENZHEN: The Chinese city of Shenzhen has banned the eating of dogs and cats as part of a wider clampdown on the wildlife trade since the emergence of the new coronavirus...

    Authorities in the southern Chinese technology hub said the ban on eating dogs and cats would come into force on May 1...

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