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  • Lion kills American tourist in South African park

    JOHANNESBURG: A lion leapt through a open car window and mauled to death an American tourist at a privately-run game park just outside Johann­esburg on Monday, a park official said...

    “There was a car driving to the lion camp and the lion did come through the window and bite the lady,” Scott Simpson, operations manager of The Lion Park venue told Talk Radio 702...

  • Lion of Panjshir’s son ready to take up his Afghan destiny

    BAZARAK: His first public appearance was at the tender age of 12, a tiny figure walking, head down in grief, beside his legendary father’s coffin...

    Fifteen years later, Ahmad Massoud, son of Ahmad Shah Massoud — the charismatic, French-speaking mujahedeen commander who held the Soviets at bay and was Afghanistan’s last bulwark against the Taliban — is ready to step into the spotlight once more...

  • Punjab gets lion’s share in reconstituted CCI

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday reconstituted the Council of Common Interests (CCI), with an overwhelming representation from Punjab, amid emerging crucial issues like census results and gas allocations...

    Even more surprisingly, the notification to that effect came from the prime minister whereas the Constitution mandates the president to do so...

  • An unburied lion

    ELECTED governments in Pakistan have less to fear from the Indian army than from their own — with good reason...

    For almost 60 years, since October 1958, politicians have lost every battle to gain the higher ground of civilian supremacy...

  • German artist wins Venice Biennale Golden Lion

    ROME: German contemporary artist Anne Imhof won the Golden Lion for best National Participation at the Venice’s Biennale on Saturday for her provocative “Faust”, a dark reflection on modern society...

    Black-clad performers in low-ceilinged symbolic glass cages writhe around under the transparent floor as visitors walk above them...

  • Lion on Karachi's streets causes social media furore, owner and pet taken into custody

    A video circulating on social media showing a lion being transported in Karachi's Karimabad area in the back of a pickup truck prompted police to make an arrest, taking the lion and its owner into custody after concerns were raised about the safety of citizens in the metropolis...

    The video, which went viral Wednesday night, shows curious bystanders circling the pickup to get a better look at the lion, which hangs out over the side of...

  • Zoo celebrates lion cub Shankoo’s first birthday

    LAHORE: The first birthday of lion cub Shankoo celebrated at Lahore Zoo on Wednesday was a lively affair which was enjoyed by visitors, especially children and the zoo staff...

    Veteran film star Babra Sharif, who had adopted the cub last year was also present and was focus of attention on the occasion...

  • Don’t tease the lion, Hamza tells Imran

    LAHORE: The PML-N held on Friday its last public meeting of the election campaign for NA-122 by-election and effectively demonstrated its sway in the constituency...

    Hamza Shahbaz, the son of Shahbaz Sharif, was the main speaker as both Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the Punjab chief minister opted not to join the electioneering to avert getting entangled in any legal complication, particularly after a survey of the constituency by a...

  • Ranveer wants the lion’s share

    Actor Ranveer Singh has high hopes from his next release Bajirao Mastani (also starring the dusky damsel Priyanka Chopra and the sultry siren Deepka Padukone) so much so that he has not charged any fee for acting in it, but has decided to engage in profit-sharing...

    This means whatever amount of money the movie, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, earns, Ranveer S will get his share...

  • Venezuelan film ‘From Afar’ wins Golden Lion

    VENICE: Venezuelan film “Desde Alla” (From Afar), a drama that deals with repressed gay love, won the top Golden Lion prize at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday on a night to remember for Latin American cinema...

    The debut feature by director Lorenzo Vigas was picked as best film by a jury chaired by Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron from a selection of 21 films from around the world...

  • Outrage as Danish zoo dissects lion in front of children

    COPENHAGEN: A Danish zoo on Thursday publicly dissected a lion in an educational event for children, sparking outrage from an animal rights group which branded the initiative “a macabre spectacle”...

    The nine-month-old lion was one of three that Odense Zoo in central Denmark put down in February after failing to find another home for them, and had since been kept in a freezer...

  • Zimbabwe seeks extradition of lion Cecil’s killer

    HARARE: The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion was a “foreign poacher” who paid for an illegal hunt and he should be extradited to Zimbabwe to face justice, environment minister Oppah Muchinguri said on Friday...

    In Harare’s first official comments since Cecil’s killing grabbed world headlines this week, Muchinguri said the Prosecutor General had already started the process to have 55-year-old Walter Palmer extradited from...

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