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Nadia Murad amongst Nobel Peace Prize champions

10 days ago
Champions of the fight against sexual violence, Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, a former captive of jihadists, will on Monday receive the Nobel Peace Prize, which this year highlights rape as a weapon of war.…

‘People get annoyed for I speak truth’

11 days ago
Televangelist Aamir Liaquat on Wednesday said that if he has to name his one habit which has annoyed all "it is speaking the truth".  The popular television personality, who appeared on ARY Zindagi's morning show 'Salam Zindagi',…

Nepal attempts record with a Dead Sea of plastic bags

12 days ago
KATHMANDU: Young Nepalis created a map of the Dead Sea with used plastic bags Wednesday in a bid to set a new international record and raise awareness about the vast volumes polluting the world’s oceans. Volunteers tied 100,000 colourful…

Urban planners look to Vienna to solve housing crises

12 days ago
Vienna´s sumptuous imperial palaces may be the main draw for the many millions of tourists visiting every year. But for urban planning experts from all over the world, the Austrian capital´s more humble abodes are of greater interest as…

Syria’s last shadow puppeteer hopes to save his art

12 days ago
DAMASCUS: The last shadow puppeteer in Damascus lost most of his equipment to war and endured life as a refugee in Lebanon, but he now believes the old Syrian art form might survive after the United Nations said it needed to be saved.…