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BBC apologises over Imran-Wasim gaffe

LONDON: Updating its viewers on electoral results from Pakistan, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) show mistakenly ran footage of ex-Pakistan cricketer Wasim Akram instead of Imran Khan, but shortly the channel tendered apology for…

BBC name change stirs language row in Afghanistan

KABUL: The BBC is facing an angry reaction in Afghanistan after it changed the name of one of its local language Facebook pages to BBC Dari, the official name of the Afghan version of Persian or Farsi but one rejected by many local Persian…

Pakistan-origin woman wins Masterchef UK title

A Pakistani-origin junior doctor has won the Masterchef UK title, with a menu of "East meets West" dishes inspired by her Pakistani heritage. Saliha Mahmood-Ahmed, 29, from Watford, beat off fellow-competitors Giovanna Ryan and Steve…