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  • Daniel Pearl’s life celebrated through music

    ISLAMABAD: The life of slain journalist, Daniel Pearl, was celebrated at the National Art Gallery (NAG) on Saturday night as part of an international event, the Daniel Pearl World Music Days...

    The performances were part of the 14th annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days which have been held in October since 2002 to celebrate the life of US Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, who was killed in Pakistan...

  • Daniel Pearl’s life celebrated through music

    ISLAMABAD: The life of slain journalist, Daniel Pearl, was celebrated at the National Art Gallery (NAG) on Saturday night as part of an international event, the Daniel Pearl World Music Days...

    The performances were part of the 14th annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days which have been held in October since 2002 to celebrate the life of US Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, who was killed in Pakistan...

  • Judge recuses himself from hearing convicts’ appeals in Daniel Pearl’s murder case

    KARACHI: The appeals of Ahmed Omer Sheikh and other convicts in the US journalist Daniel Pearl’s abduction and murder case were referred on Tuesday to the chief justice of Sindh High Court for fixing it before another bench after one of the appellate bench members recused himself from the proceedings because of “personal reasons”...

    Omer Sheikh, the main accused, was sentenced to death while co-accused Fahad Naseem, Salman Saqib and...

  • ‘World’s largest’ pearl emerges in Philippines

    PUERTO PRINCESA: A poor Philippine fisherman found what is thought to be the world’s largest pearl, but hid it under his bed for a decade without knowing its worth, local authorities said...

    The man found the 34-kilogramme pearl inside a giant clam that was snagged by his anchor as he waited out a storm at sea, according to local tourism department chief Cynthia Amurao, who is also his aunt...

  • Japanese navy veteran recalls Pearl Harbor 75 years on

    OSAKA: Navy aircraft mechanic Kuniyoshi Takimoto watched as Japanese planes roared off the aircraft carrier Hiryu to attack Pearl Harbor on Dec 7, 1941...

    This year’s anniversary comes after President Barack Obama’s visit in May to Hiroshima, the Japanese city pulverised by a US atom bomb in the closing days of the conflict...

  • Abe to make first Pearl Harbor visit by Japan leader

    TOKYO: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is to become the first Japanese leader to visit Pearl Harbor, announcing on Monday a trip to the site of his country’s surprise attack that launched World War II in the Pacific...

    Abe’s visit to Pearl Harbor also comes as Japan prepares to build a new relationship with Donald Trump, who will take over from President Barack Obama next month...

  • Abe, Obama hail reconciliation at Pearl Harbor

    PEARL HARBOR: The leaders of war-time enemies America and Japan made a poignant joint pilgrimage to Pearl Harbor on Tuesday, issuing symbolic declarations about the power of reconciliation and warning against the drumbeat of conflict...

    “I reported about work to the gods and prayed for our country’s peace and prosperity,” he said, according to the Asahi Shimbun daily, stressing that the visit had “nothing to do with” Abe’s trip to...

  • Verdict on appeals in Daniel Pearl murder case today

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court is set to announce its verdict on Thursday (today) on the appeals filed by four convicts in the abduction and murder case of American journalist Daniel Pearl...

    Shaikh Omar and other convicts had moved the SHC in 2002 challenging their convictions handed down by the Hyderabad ATC after finding them guilty of abducting and killing Pearl, the 38-year-old South Asia bureau chief of The Wall Street Journal...

  • US slams verdict in Daniel Pearl case

    WASHINGTON: The US State Department has condemned the overturning of the convictions of four men in the Daniel Pearl kidnapping and murder case, terming it “an affront to victims of terrorism everywhere”...

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