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Pakistan reporter wins AFP Kate Webb Prize

Freelance journalist, Asad Hashim has won the 2018 Agence France-Presse Kate Webb Prize for his coverage of the plight of ethnic Pashtuns and blasphemy issues in his native Pakistan...

14 Jan 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Fashion magazine giant Grazia to launch in Pakistan

KARACHI - Italy's glossy style magazine Grazia will launch in Pakistan, publishers said on Monday, as the deeply conservative Muslim country's growing fashion industry seeks a place on the world stage...

7 Feb 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy

LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...

5 Nov 2014

PAKISTAN

Pakistan lifts YouTube ban after Google launches local version

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN: Pakistan on Monday lifted a years-long ban on video-sharing site YouTube after Google launched a country-specific version ensuring the filtering out of content deemed blasphemous...

19 Jan 2016

PAKISTAN

Pakistan cyber bill threatens free speech, privacy: rights groups

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN: International rights organisations including Human Rights Watch on Monday urged Pakistan's parliament to reject a proposed cyber crime bill that they said threatened freedom of expression and privacy...

21 Apr 2015

PAKISTAN

No Amazon? No problem for Pakistan's e-commerce pioneers

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN: For Shayaan Tahir, it all began when an order he placed on Amazon for a new iPod was rejected,,,

24 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Millward Brown opens in Pakistan

Millward Brown, a global leader in brand, media and communications research, officially opened its newest office in Karachi, Pakistan last week...

Issued by Kantar 23 Sep 2014

PAKISTAN

'Blasphemous' content restored in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN: Twitter has restored access inside Pakistan to dozens of tweets and accounts, after blocking them last month following official complaints about "blasphemous" content.

19 Jun 2014

PAKISTAN

Twitter blocks 'blasphemous' content in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN: Microblogging site Twitter has blocked dozens of tweets and accounts in Pakistan after officials asked for access to "blasphemous" and "unethical" content to be stopped.

26 May 2014

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