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Soaring infections dampen Eid festivities

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Millions of Muslims in Indonesia are marking a muted and gloomy holiday of Eid al-Fitr, the end of the fasting month of Ramadan — a usually joyous three-day celebration that has been significantly toned down as coronavirus cases soar. The world’s largest Muslim-majority nation, with more than 240 million people, has reported nearly […]

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Pakistanis go wild over powerful drama

KARACHI: Dubbed the Muslim “Game of Thrones,” a drama about the makings of the Ottoman Empire has sent Pakistan wild this Ramadan, smashing television records but exposing the country’s lack of original content. The Turkish-made series “Resurrection: Ertugrul” has earned praise for its focus on historical figures from the Muslim world who have been framed […]

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Death toll from Pakistan airliner crash 97, black box found

By Syed Raza Hassan KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - The flight data recorder from the Pakistani airliner that crashed into a

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Pakistan goes wild for blockbuster Turkish drama

Dubbed the Muslim "Game of Thrones", a drama about the makings of the Ottoman Empire has sent Pakistan wild this Ramadan, smashing television records but exposing the country's lack of original content.

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Pakistan goes wild for blockbuster Turkish drama

Dubbed the Muslim "Game of Thrones", a drama about the makings of the Ottoman Empire has sent Pakistan wild this

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Plane Crash in Pakistan’s Karachi Kills 97, Two Survive Mishap

While the exact cause of the crash is unclear, initial media reports suggest a technical snag and engine failure.

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Why Does Pakistan Not Crack Down On Its Own Religious Extremists?

The Pakistan State’s extremism was exposed when Imran Khan failed to enforce lockdown due to religious opposition.

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‘We lost an engine’: PIA plane pilot calmly tells ATC moments before crash

“We have lost an engine…. Mayday, Mayday, Mayday,” the PIA pilot is heard calmly telling the traffic controllers who told him to land on any of the two runways that had been left open for him.

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Incredible moment a baby is rescued from wreckage on live TV after plane crashed into residential area in Pakistan

All 107 passengers onboard Flight PK8303 died after it crashed into a residential area near Karachi airport

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41 bodies recovered, dozens more feared dead in Pakistan plane crash

More than 40 bodies have been recovered after a Pakistani plane crashed with nearly 100 people on board in the

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Pakistan passenger plane crashes into residential neighborhood, more than 100 feared dead

A Pakistan International Airlines flight carrying 99 passengers and eight crew went down in the residential neighborhood on Jinnah Gardens on Friday afternoon

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Airbus A320 jet crashes in Pakistan, PM Imran Khan says immediate probe to follow

Flight PK 8303, which took off from Lahore, was carrying 99 passengers and 8 crew, Pakistan’s Civil Aviation Authority said.

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Pakistan plane crash: Dozens killed after passenger jet crashes near Karachi airport

Dozens have been killed after a passenger plane crashed near Karachi Airport in Pakistan. Pakistan International Airlines flight PK303 was

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Pakistan plane crash: Khan calls for an investigation after Airbus jet come down near Karachi, killing dozens

Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, has promised an investigation after a passenger plane with 98 people onboard crashed near Karachi,

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Pakistan’s Covid-19 tally crosses 48,000; PM Imran Khan says learn to live with coronavirus

Sindh reported the maximum number of 18,964 cases, followed by 17,382 in Punjab, 6,815 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 2,968 in Balochistan.

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Lockdown over, Pakistan's COVID-19 deaths, infections tick higher

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - COVID-19 infections in Pakistan trended higher in recent days and were approaching 50,000, official data showed, with

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Pakistani legislator dies from COVID-19, as highest daily toll recorded

By Mubasher Bukhari LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - A Pakistani local legislator died on Wednesday after contracting COVID-19, hospital officials said,

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Pakistan's woman politician dies of coronavirus

Islamabad, May 20 (UNI) A woman politician from Pakistan and member of ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) died of novel coronavirus on Wednesday.

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Coronavirus 'not a pandemic in Pakistan' says top court, ordering curbs lifted

By Asif Shahzad ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's Supreme Court ordered the government on Monday to lift some of the remaining

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Leopards spotted in Pakistan capital’s park as virus clears way

Leopards, jackals and other creatures living in Islamabad's tree-covered hills have been enjoying a rare respite from the throngs of hikers and joggers that normally pack the trails.Rangers in the Pakistani capital's Margalla Hills National Park saw animal activity increase soon after the city was locked down in March to counter the coronavirus.Islamabad's normally reclusive leopards have been roaming onto deserted pathways, and social networks are rife with talk of purported sightings.Motion-triggered wildlife cameras have been clicking away as animals explore areas they h

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As Pak army pushes for 20% hike in budget, India’s ‘I told you so moment’

A leaked Defence Ministry memorandum said the Joint Staff Headquarters in consultation with the service headquarters had proposed the hike because personnel were feeling the crunch due to a devalued rupee and inflation

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Pakistan resumes domestic flights, insists on masks and empty seats

By Syed Raza Hassan KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan resumed domestic flights between major cities for the first time in

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Virus may never go away – WHO

GENEVA: The coronavirus may never go away and populations will have to learn to live with it just as they did with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned, as the global death toll from the disease nears 300,000. A vaccine could allow countries and economies to fully reopen from lockdowns […]

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Is Pakistan’s ‘Operation TRF’ An Effort to ‘Secularise’ Terrorism?

Challenge in J&K now is to neutralise terrorists on ground, and change the narrative around the ‘rebel’ TRF outfit.

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Markets teem as Pakistan's lockdown eases despite infection surge

By Syed Raza Hassan KARACHI (Reuters) - Markets across Pakistan were teeming on Monday after opening up for the first

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