Thousands of South Africans have lined the streets of Pretoria to pay their respects after the body of Nelson Mandela was taken to lie in state.
The coffin was draped in the multi-coloured South African flag as it arrived at the grand setting of the Union Buildings,seat of power in the country’s capital and . . . →Read More:Nelson Mandela’s coffin paraded for public view
There was a flamboyant pop star;a legendary singer;a TV star,some supermodels,and one of the world’s most powerful philanthropists. Even a former secretary of state who may soon be running for president.
But of the 13 prominent women who appeared onstage Monday night at the GlamourWomen of the Year awards in New York, . . . →Read More:Malala steals limelight among stars
By Fatima Bhutto
Fatima Bhutto on Malala Yousafzai’s fearless and still-controversial memoir.
In Arabic,“revolution”is a feminine noun. This is fitting,as without women revolutions are sterile. They have no movement,no life,no sound. Urdu,a distorter of tongues,pilfering as it does from Persian,Hindi,but largely Arabic,uses the masculine word . . . →Read More:Fatima Bhutto reviews ‘I Am Malal’
By Haroon Siddique
Girl who performed O Mio Babbino Caro says she taught herself to sing with YouTube tutorials.
A nine-year-old Dutch girl has won the hearts of the nation – and the global internet masses – after a stunning rendition of an operatic classic on a televised talent show.
. . . →Read More:Talented Little Girl Left the Judges Speechless and Gets a Standing Ovation
By Shabbir Mir
GILGIT: Pakistan’s skiing champions from Gilgit-Baltistan have been selected for the qualifying rounds of the upcoming Winter Olympics – making them the first women from the country to make it to the qualifiers.
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The organization responsible for destroying stockpiles of chemical weapons in Syria has received this year’s Nobel Peace Prize for ‘extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons’,the Nobel Committee announced in Oslo.
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) was founded in 1997 to enforce the Chemical Weapons Convention,an international treaty that bans . . . →Read More:Nobel Peace Prize goes to chemical weapons watchdog
By Saima Mohsin and Sophia Saifi
Lahore,Pakistan (CNN) –The Pakistani city of Lahore is known as the heritage capital of the country. It’s scattered with ancient mosques,majestic 16th century mansions and antique minarets. Lahorites are proud of their cultural legacy.
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Rights group Amnesty International announced on Tuesday it had awarded its highest honour to Malala Yousafzai,the teen activist shot in the head last year by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education.
Malala will share the 2013 Ambassador of Conscience Award with American singer and human rights activist Harry Belafonte,the London-based NGO revealed.
. . . →Read More:Malala honored with highest Amnest Award