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Worth a thousand meanings

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KARACHI: French artist Henri Souffay has enhanced the adage that a picture is worth a thousand words; for him, a picture is worth a thousand meanings. He hosted his fifth solo exhibition in Pakistan at the ArtChowk gallery on Tuesday under the title, ‘Rites de Passage’. Working with pen and ink on paper, Souffay lends […]

Taliban spokesman’s social media account closed down

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ISLAMABAD: The US-based LinkedIn management has taken down the account of the TTP Jamaatul Ahraar (TTP-JA) spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan after he was found using the international social networking website to propagate his extremist jehadi agenda. Headquartered in California, the LinkedIn allows registered members to establish and document networks of people they know and trust professionally.Ehsanullah […]

Imprisoned in Afghanistan

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THERE’S hardly any connection between Malala Yousufzai, Sirajul Haq and Saleem Safi. The teenage activist is recognised for her global campaigning for education, the chief of the Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) is striving for an Islamic system in the country and the renowned broadcaster is known for a series of scoops. But for Faizullah Khan, each of […]

Hamid Mir in UK for medical treatment

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LONDON: Renowned journalist, Geo News anchor, analyst and author Hamid Mir has reached London for medical treatment and check-ups and is likely to return to Pakistan in a month. Hamid Mir arrived here on the evening of Friday to attend pre-arranged medical appointments. Hamid Mir has travelled to London this time on medical visa, not […]

Fatwa ‘threatens media freedom’ in Pakistan

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WASHINGTON: Media advocacy groups on Friday condemned the renewal of a year-old fatwa naming certain Pakistani media and journalists as “enemies of the Mujahideen”. The fatwa was re-issued on Oct 19 in the form of a post on Twitter. “We condemn this explicit and targeted threat to journalists, which greatly increases the dangers to which […]

Study raises concern over internet surveillance

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ISLAMABAD: Even after the change of government, internet surveillance is expected to remain the same and blockade of some internet services like YouTube may continue in the country. It has been revealed by a study on ‘Freedom on the Net 2013’ conducted by the Digital Rights Foundation (DRF) Pakistan along with research analysts of Freedom […]

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi lauds Malala’s struggle

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ABU DHABI: General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received here on Monday Malala Yousufzai, the brave girl who was shot in 2012 in the head for advocating the cause of girls’ education in Swat. Malala, along with members of her […]

Malala honoured in US

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NEW YORK: Malala Yousafzai and her father Ziauddin were on Monday honoured at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum with the 2013 Reflections of Hope Award for their resilient leadership in support of women’s right to education. “Today I have been given the Reflections of Hope Award, and it’s an honour for me. It’s […]

Malala to pen $3m life story

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LONDON: Malala Yousufzai is to tell her story in a book due out later this year, the publishers said on Thursday, in a deal reportedly worth around $3 million. The book will be entitled “I Am Malala”. “I hope the book will reach people around the world, so they realise how difficult it is for […]

Malala honoured

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Karachi: Malala Yousufzai, the world’s youngest nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize from Pakistan, was honoured with Ladiesfund Khushhalibank Idol Award at the fifth Ladiesfund Awards 2013 ceremony held at Mohatta Palace. Chief guests included First Women Bank Ltd President Shaqfat Sultana and Poetress of Pakistan Zehra Nigah, who was also the Lifetime Achievement Award […]

Other Malalas

Sir: I appreciate Malala Yousufzai who is from Swat. But I also keep thinking about the rest of the Malalas in Swat. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government claims that it has prioritised education. I personally belong to Swat, Kohistan, which consists of three union councils having only one girls high school in Bahrain town. Besides, there […]

Malala recovering well after skull, ear operations

LONDON: Malala Yousufzai is in stable condition after undergoing two successful operations to reconstruct her skull and restore her hearing, the British hospital treating her said on Sunday. Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital said doctors for 15-year-old Malala were “very pleased” with her progress after five hours of skull reconstruction and ear surgery on Saturday. “She […]

The mighty heart in person – Mariane Pearl

By: Farahnaz Zahidi Daniel Pearl was murdered this day, eleven years ago. Here, his wife talks about him, about Pakistan, about Malala, and about how she has managed to stay “the same person”. BARCELONA: “Hi. I’m Mariane Pearl,” she says, introducing herself to a room full of journalists from the world over attending a Reuters […]

Malala to undergo skull surgery

LONDON: Malala Yousufzai shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls’ education is to return to a hospital in Britain for surgery to reconstruct her skull. The 15-year-old was discharged from the hospital earlier this month to spend time with her family after her initial treatment phase. Her doctors said on Wednesday she […]