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Pakistani TV anchorman gunned down in Karachi

Pakistani TV anchorman gunned down in Karachi

Pakistanis have been paying rich tribute to a television journalist who was gunned down in in the port city of Karachi on Tuesday night. Mureed Abbas was an anchorman working for Bol News, a private television channel, was reportedly shot by his business partner Atif Zaman who later tried, according to the police, to commit […]

Gwangju and the exhilarating dive into peace

Gwangju and the exhilarating dive into peace

By Habib Toumi In two days, the eyes of the world will be riveted on Gwangju, the “City of Peace” in South Korea that will be the gracious and graceful host of the Fédération Internationale de natation FINA World Championships. The championship will include six highly competitive aquatic sports – Swimming, Diving, Water Polo, Artistic […]

Uzbekistan to boost car production, export

Uzbekistan to boost car production, export

Uzbekistan is to increase the production of cars from the current 250,000 to 350,000 units by 2023 and to boost export to at least 100,000 cars. Joint Stock Company “Uzavtosanoat” was given the task during a meeting chaired by Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to discuss the development of the automobile industry. Uzbekistan’s automobile industry has […]

In a first, Saudi princess leads Italian football club

In a first, Saudi princess leads Italian football club

Italian football has a princess. A Saudi princess who is now leading a football club. Princess Noora bin Saad Al Saud is now the president of Spoleto Calcio, a club located in Spoleto, Umbria, Italy’s Green Heart. The club plays in Serie D, he top level of the Italian non-professional football association. However, Noora, the […]

Celebrating an extraordinary dedication to high journalism standards

Celebrating an extraordinary dedication to high journalism standards

There are events in the professional life of a journalist when there is no room for neutrality and no place for silence because it will then be the choice of those who have absolutely no choice. Only those who are physically, mentally or emotionally dead have no opinion, no voice, and no choice. No self-respecting […]

Two Azeri soldiers killed in accidental explosion

Two Azeri soldiers killed in accidental explosion

Baku: Two soldiers were killed and one was injured after a tank shell exploded at a military base in Azerbaijan on Saturday, the Azeri ministry of defense said in a statement. “On July 6 in the morning, an emergency happened in one of the military units. A serviceman accidentally dropped a tank shell filler to the […]

Iran’s Hyrcanian Forests added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Iran’s Hyrcanian Forests added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Tehran: The UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has voted to add Iran’s Hyrcanian forests to its list of World Heritage Sites. The announcement was made by UNESCO in the Azeri capital Baku where the World Heritage Committee has been holding its meeting. “The floristic biodiversity of the broad-leaved forests that date back 25 […]

‘Seowon of Korea’ designated UNESCO World Heritage Site

‘Seowon of Korea’ designated UNESCO World Heritage Site

A selection of nine South Korean Neo-Confucian academies that promoted learning, veneration of scholars and interaction with the environment, have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. “This site, located in central and southern parts of the Republic of Korea, comprises nine seowon, representing a type of Neo-Confucian academy of the Joseon dynasty (15th – […]

Mounded Tombs of Ancient Japan added to World Heritage list

Mounded Tombs of Ancient Japan added to World Heritage list

Two tumulus clusters in western Japan that represent an outstanding type of ancient East Asian burial mound construction and the hierarchy of society at the time have been added to the World Heritage list. Located on a plateau above the Osaka Plain, the site, called Mozu-Furuichi tumulus clusters, includes 49 kofun (old mounds in Japanese) […]

UNESCO adds Bahrain’s Dilmun Burial Mounds to World Heritage list

UNESCO adds Bahrain’s Dilmun Burial Mounds to World Heritage list

The UNESCO World Heritage Committee has inscribed Bahrain’s Dilmun Burial Mounds on the World Heritage list. The decision was made during the 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. Dilmun Burial Mounds is Bahrain’s third site to be designated on the World Heritage list, following Ancient Qalat Al […]

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