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Vast crowds of men thronged downtown Karachi - Pakistan's largest city and a major business and industrial hub - many of them waving pro-Sunni flags and chanting Sunni-power slogans.

Pakistan's foreign minister has complained to France over the republishing of controversial caricatures of the Muslim Prophet Mohammed.

Afghanistan flash floods kill over 100

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Afghanistan flash floods kill over 100

At least 100 people have been killed in flash floods that have thrashed Afghanistan, reports confirmed.

Could Saudi Arabia be parting ways with Pakistan?

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Could Saudi Arabia be parting ways with Pakistan?

Riyadh's passive stance on Kashmir has caused a rift with Pakistan as changing regional alliances threaten their strategic relationship.

Dozens injured after grenade attack on Kashmir rally

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Dozens injured after grenade attack on Kashmir rally

At least 30 people were injured following a grenade attack on a political rally in Pakistan.

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Foreign workers struggle to return to UAE amid virus

Despite plans to return an estimated 200,000 people to the UAE, the rules remain unclear, and many have had their applications rejected.

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Europe suspend Pakistan's PIA over fake pilot licence scandal

Pakistan's national carrier has been suspended from the European Union for six months, officials confirmed, after shocking reports revealed ...

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Balochistan separatists say stock exchange attack targeted China, Pakistan

Separatists from Pakistan's Balochistan province attacked the national stock exchange in Karachi, killing four people in a brazen ...

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Six people killed in attack on Pakistan Stock Exchange

Ethnic Baloch separatists have claimed the attack on the stock exchange in Karachi.

Pakistan airline 'grounds' about 150 pilots in licence probe

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Pakistan airline 'grounds' about 150 pilots in licence probe

A Pakistan government review found that more than 260 of the country's 860 active pilots had fake licenses or cheated on exams.

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Pakistan court sentences three for murder of politician

The court sentenced three men to life after finding them guilty of involvement in the killing of a Pakistani politician in London.

Death toll from Pakistan building collapse rises to 22

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Death toll from Pakistan building collapse rises to 22

The building was recently ordered vacated after it was declared unsafe in March, following crack that had emerged on the roofs and walls.

Pakistan hospitals running out of beds amid coronavirus concerns

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Pakistan hospitals running out of beds amid coronavirus concerns

Hospitals across Pakistan have warned they are running out of beds, as authorities on Monday confirmed the coronavirus toll had surpassed ...

Crashed Pakistani jet's cockpit voice recorder found

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Crashed Pakistani jet's cockpit voice recorder found

Officials hope the plane's black box flight recorder will provide answers into the devastating crash.

Airbus experts probe fatal plane crash in Pakistan

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Airbus experts probe fatal plane crash in Pakistan

Pakistani aviation authorities have shared their initial findings with the visiting 11-member team from the European plane maker.

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In pictures: Muslims celebrate Eid amid lockdowns, coronavirus fears

Traditional celebrations marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan have been dampened by the coronavirus pandemic, forcing many to celebrate only with their immediate families.

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24-year-old survivor recalls horror of Pakistan plane crash

Ninety-seven people were killed after a passenger plane crashed into a residential area in Pakistan's Karachi, authorities confirmed.

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80 bodies recovered, more feared dead in Pakistan crash

Officials have confirmed two survivors so far from the crash in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi.

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Eid shopping rush across Asia despite coronavirus risk

Despite coronavirus guidelines, Muslims across Asia have spilled into markets to prepare for Eid Al-Fitr festivities.

Pakistan passenger plane crashes in residential area

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Pakistan passenger plane crashes in residential area

A Pakistan passenger plane believed to be carrying over 100 people crashed in the city of Karachi.

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Pakistan’s coronavirus cases quadruple during holy month of Ramadan

Coronavirus is spreading at an alarming rate in Pakistan as Ramadan and Eid bring people out of their homes despite the risk.

Parents of murdered US journalist Daniel Pearl appeal acquittals

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Parents of murdered US journalist Daniel Pearl appeal acquittals

The parents of murdered US journalist Daniel Pearl filed an appeal with Pakistan's Supreme Court to reverse a decision acquitting four men in ...

Are religious groups undermining Pakistan's fight against Covid-19?

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Are religious groups undermining Pakistan's fight against Covid-19?

A large gathering held last month by the Tablighi Jamaat movement, together with lockdown violations by clerics and government incompetence, are ...

Hundreds of animals left to die during Pakistan lockdown

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Hundreds of animals left to die during Pakistan lockdown

Pakistani authorities have now agreed to let pet shop owners feed the animals, despite the coronavirus lockdown.

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