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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”...

    The court had also directed the convicts to pay Rs2 million to the victim’s widow, Mariane Pearl... ...

  • REVIEW: A sublime story: The Lost Pearl by Lara Zuberi

    The Lost Pearl focuses on the linear progression and development of the book’s central character, Sana Shah...

    In addition to that, since it is a story that takes readers from Pakistan to the United States and back, there are a number of social issues prevalent in both societies that have been highlighted...

  • ‘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...

  • Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: Days before crucial talks with the US defence secretary, Pakistan has welcomed an American offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids from the Afghan soil, the Voice of America radio service reported on Wednesday...

    The official US news outlet also reported that Pakistan believed the US offer “augurs well” for regional counterterrorism cooperation...

  • Pakistan 2 rout Pakistan 1 to clinch World Snooker team gold

    KARACHI: Pakistan 2 overcome fighting Pakistan 1 by 5-4 frames in agonising all-Pakistan final played for the first time in any global event to win the IBSF Team Event Snooker Championship in the Egyptian city of Hurghadha on Thursday evening...

    Pakistan 2 was represented by the former world amateur snooker champion Mohammad Asif and Babar Masih while Pakistan 1 comprised national champion Mohammad Sajjad and runner-up Asjad Iqbal... ...

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