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Upheaval at Geo as Kamran Khan readies to go on air on Dunya     Geo TV's Special Correspondent Nadeem Alvi dies of liver failure     Geo's Karachi Bureau Chief kidnapped, tortured     Pakistani journalists live in growing fear of violence: watchdog    

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Upheaval at Geo as Kamran Khan readies to go on air on Dunya

ISLAMABAD: Prompted perhaps by fear of Kamran Khan, once their very own, Geo News management has extended the one-hour program 'Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Sath' by 30 minutes to match the duration of 'Dunya Kamran Khan Kay Sath', that goes on air on Dunya News at the start of next month.
 
Kamran Khan (pictured) used to host Geo's flagship current affairs program 'Aaj Kamran Khan Kay Sath' but left the channel to jo

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Geo TV's Special Correspondent Nadeem Alvi dies

ISLAMABAD: Senior journalist Nadeem Ahmed Alvi, a special correspondent at Geo TV, passed away Sunday (July 26) at Al Shifa Hospital, Islamabad.

He suffered from liver failure and was brought to Islamabad from Lahore for liver transplant on the advice of doctors. However, the operation could not be carried out as he was in coma and his condition deteriorated over time.


Alvi had a distinguished professional career spanning decades i

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Geo's Karachi Bureau Chief kidnapped, tortured

KARACHI: Fahim Siddiqui, Geo Television's Karacchi Bureau Chief was kidnapped, tortured and later dumped in Manghopir area on Saturday, reports said.

He was abducted by four men in a vehicle in North Nazimabad after he left home in his car. Reports said three of the kidnappers wore police uniforms while the third was in a civilian dress. They snatched the journalist's mobile phone and a licensed pistol.

Police said he wa

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Pakistani journalists live in growing fear of violence: watchdog

Pakistani journalists are being forced to flee or go into hiding to escape acts of violence and intimidation that usually go unpunished, says international media watchdog Reporters Without Borders. The authorities have not kept their promise to protect media personnel and are sometimes even responsible for these abuses.

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Spain to seek Syrian government help to find journalists

MADRID: Spain said Wednesday that it is trying to establish what happened to three Spanish freelance journalists who went missing around the embattled northern Syrian city of Aleppo. A fourth jo


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Three Spanish journalists missing in Syria

MADRID: Three Spanish freelance journalists have gone missing in Syria where they were reporting from the northwestern Aleppo region, the head of a Spanish press federation said on Tuesday.


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CPJ board urges Iran's leaders to intervene in case of jaile

NEW YORK: Thirty-four members of the Committee to Protect Journalists' board of directors today sent a letter urging the head of the Iranian judiciary, Ayatollah Sadeq Larijani, to intervene


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Another journalist murdered in India

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) have strongly condemned the murder of journalist Raghavendra Dubey on Friday, July 17 in Mu


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Journalist's life in Pakistan a perilous one: Dawn

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Reham Khan terms Daily Mail report baseless

ISLAMABAD: Reham Khan, broadcast journalist and wife of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan, Wednesday dismissed a report published in UK's Daily Mail questioning her journalism course that she is said to have registered for.
 
She said that she has never clai


Committee bidding to reunify PFUJ dissolved

ISLAMABAD: A reunification committee comprising senior journalists that strived to resolve differences between rival factions of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has been dissolved.


A member of the committee, not wanting to be identified, tells JournalismPakista


Capital TV to pay salaries to staff in installments

ISLAMABAD: The management of Capital TV agreed Monday to pay salaries and clear all outstanding staff dues in two installments following pressure from National Press Club and Rawalpindi-Islamabad Union of Journalists (RIUJ).
 
The NPC and RIUJ reached an agreement with HB



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