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Singer's murder in Karachi could see Pakistan change tune against Taliban killers

Karachi is suffering a wave of killings of secular and anti-Taliban figures, but the murder of beloved singer Ajmad Sabri could mark a turning point if public opinion cries out for justice.

Karachi is suffering a wave of killings of secular and anti-Taliban figures, but the murder of beloved singer Ajmad Sabri could mark a turning point if public opinion cries out for justice.

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Papa Wemba buried in Kinshasa

The Democratic Republic of Congo has been remembering its favourite son, Papa Wemba, who has been buried in Kinshasa. A private ceremony was held for

The Democratic Republic of Congo has been remembering its favourite son, Papa Wemba, who has been buried in Kinshasa. A private ceremony was held for

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Petite Noir tours with 'Life is Beautiful'

South African musician Petite Noir is currently touring Europe with his debut album ‘La Vie Est Belle / Life is Beautiful’. Born in Belgium to a

South African musician Petite Noir is currently touring Europe with his debut album ‘La Vie Est Belle / Life is Beautiful’. Born in Belgium to a

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Traditional music festival fills Samarkand with oriental melodies

Every other year, traditional oriental rhythms fill the ancient city of Samarkand, in Uzbekistan. On Registan Square, in the heart of the ancient

Every other year, traditional oriental rhythms fill the ancient city of Samarkand, in Uzbekistan. On Registan Square, in the heart of the ancient

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Balkan Trafik celebrates its 9th anniversary in style

The unique world of Balkan Trafik! has once again brought the best of the Balkans to the heart of Europe, through a programme of music, dance

The unique world of Balkan Trafik! has once again brought the best of the Balkans to the heart of Europe, through a programme of music, dance

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Lisbon's fashionable fado

In Portugal, young people are renewing the concept of Fado houses, reinventing traditional cuisine, mixing contemporary and traditional architecture.

In Portugal, young people are renewing the concept of Fado houses, reinventing traditional cuisine, mixing contemporary and traditional architecture.

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Rio unveils statue of father of bossa nova Tom Jobim

Some 20 years after his death, famous Brazilian composer "Tom" Jobim has his very own statue overlooking the Rio beach he immortalized in his

Some 20 years after his death, famous Brazilian composer "Tom" Jobim has his very own statue overlooking the Rio beach he immortalized in his

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Peace activist Farhad Darya: The Elvis of Afghanistan

They call him “the Elvis of Afghanistan”. Singer-songwriter Farhad Darya is also an award-winning UN ambassador and peace activist. The

They call him “the Elvis of Afghanistan”. Singer-songwriter Farhad Darya is also an award-winning UN ambassador and peace activist. The

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Music mix hits the right note at Azerbaijan's Gabala festival

The Gabala Music Festival in Azerbaijan has attracted 200 musicians to the country’s oldest city, situated around 200 kms northwest of the capital

The Gabala Music Festival in Azerbaijan has attracted 200 musicians to the country’s oldest city, situated around 200 kms northwest of the capital