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  • KE will make continental impression, says Majid

    KARACHI: When K-Electric (KE) make their first appearance in an international competition next month, Majid Shafiq will be providing all the technical, tactical and strategic know-how from the dugout...

    They face hosts Druk United and Khoromkhon of Mongolia in Group ‘A’, needing to win the group in order to reach the playoffs for Asia’s second-tier club competition...

  • World Cup inter-continental playoff dates set

    ZURICH: The intercontinental playoffs set to determine two more places in the 2018 World Cup have dates and locations finalised...

    While UEFA members have to wait for Tuesday for their playoff draw, the schedule is in place for the ties between Asian Confederation playoff winners and Honduras who finished fourth in CONCACAF, and Oceania region winners New Zealand and Peru, who finished fifth in South America’s CONMEBOL
  • 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”...

    The 38-year-old South Asia bureau chief of The Wall Street Journal, who was researching a story on...

  • ‘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...

    Japan’s Pearl Harbor blitz fired up resolve in the US, with president Franklin Roosevelt declaring the day would “live in infamy...

  • 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...

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