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2011-06-06 15:27:00

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club urged Pakistani authorities on Monday to swiftly investigate and prosecute the murder of Syed Saleem Shahzad, a Pakistani reporter who was found dead last week after having been tortured. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) On Monday, the National Press Club hosted representatives of Pakistani news organizations in the United States to mourn the death of Shahzad, a correspondent for Asia...

2010-04-21 10:19:00

WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Syed Mustafa Kamal, Mayor of Karachi, will talk about how his Administration has analyzed the challenges that Karachi faces, how his team developed a Strategic Plan and a vision for Karachi and how he led the city to compete in the global arena at a National Press Club Newsmaker press conference, at 3:00 PM on Monday, May 3 in Lisagor Room, the National Press Building, 529 14th St., N.W., Washington, DC. (Logo:...

2009-10-27 16:36:00

CLINTON, N.Y., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a school with students that come from 49 states and 45 countries, Hamilton College hosts the screening of Ambassador Akbar Ahmed's new film, Journey into America. The film documents a Muslim professor and his American team traveling to over 75 cities and 100 mosques to discover America and the Muslims living in America. Ahmed gives a new perspective on what it means to be "American". The screening will be on: Wednesday, October 28th...

2009-05-22 06:30:00

NEW YORK, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Circassian Cultural Institute issued the following statement today to commemorate the 145th anniversary of the Circassian Genocide: On Thursday the 21st of May, we commemorate the 145th Anniversary of the Circassian Genocide and pay tribute to the victims and survivors. Their focus for the observance will be to Free Circassia Now, the recognition of the Circassian Genocide and to stop the Sochi Olympic Games. We know from their testimony and historical...

2008-09-27 12:00:44

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- An expert on Islam is joining the U.S. Naval Academy this fall. Akbar Ahmed, who is also a cultural anthropologist and the former high commissioner of Pakistan to Britain, will fill a new chair for Middle East Studies. He will teach courses, advise midshipmen and faculty, and assist in research projects. Ahmed has promoted interfaith relations through his many books, television appearances and public dialogues with Judea Pearl, the father of slain Wall Street Journal...

2008-09-27 09:00:18

Text of report by Pakistan's AVT Khyber News on 24 September [Presenter] Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gillani has come hard on the media in the light of the prevailing security situation in the country and has announced that he will take special measures in this regard. Let us talk to Khyber News bureau chief of news and current affairs programmes, Hassan Khan, about details of PM's statement. [Presenter] Respected Hassan Khan, we welcome you to our programme. Please give us details of...

2008-08-28 09:00:10

The Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani troops drove off a Taliban attack on a fort and pounded another band of militants holed up in a health center, officials said Wednesday as fighting spread to a third area of the tribal belt along the Afghan border. As many as 49 insurgents were reported killed. The violence came a week after the threat of impeachment forced longtime U.S. ally Pervez Musharraf to resign as president, triggering a scramble for power that resulted in...

2008-08-20 06:00:20

By Paul Wiseman and Zafar M. Sheikh ISLAMABAD, Pakistan {ndash} A suicide attack on a hospital Tuesday in northern Pakistan killed more than two dozen people, a reminder of the challenges facing the country's untested democratic government after Pervez Musharraf resigned as president. The blast occurred in Dera Ismail Khan, in Pakistan's troubled northwest. Despite his pro-U.S. stance on fighting Islamic terrorists, Musharraf was unable to prevent militants from using the area as a...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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