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Pakistani court jails three men linked to group accused of 2008 Mumbai Attacks

A Pakistani court has sentenced to prison three leaders of Jamat-ud-Dawa, an organisation accused by India and the United States of masterminding the 2008 attacks in Mumbai. The sentencing was not related to the Mumbai attack itself. The sentencing comes ahead of a September deadline for Pakistan to avoid being blacklisted for failing to curb […]

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Karachi records highest rainfall in a single day; Floods kill at least 19

Karachi, Pakistan’s financial capital plunged into chaos on Friday with power cuts, streets under water and cellphone outages caused by heavy rains as officials said at least 19 people had been killed in downpours the previous day. Record torrential rainfall flooded streets, damaged homes and buildings on Thursday. The provincial government declared a public holiday […]

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Islamabad High Court orders freeing of elephant living in captivity for 30 years

A 35-year-old elephant  is finally set to end his captivity inside a poorly maintained zoo in Pakistan after a historic court order by the Islamabad High Court. For decades, the elephant stayed in the Zoo of Islamabad in Pakistan. Many activists have been asking for his care for years, arguing that he has been ill-treated […]

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US citizen shot dead in Pakistan courtroom during blasphemy trial

United States citizen, Tahir Ahmed Naseem, on trial for blasphemy in Pakistan has been shot dead while appearing in court on Wednesday. The latest act of violence happened in the northwestern city of Peshawar, after a member of the public walked into the courtroom and opened fire in front of the judge, according to officials. […]

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Man smoothly slides over flowing monsoon floods in Karachi

After heavy rains lashed Pakistan’s coastal city of Karachi visuals of inundated roads, submerged roads and waves of water gushing over roads filled the Internet. A viral video showed a man comfortably going with the flow of water over a road stunning the people around. He seemed to be reclining on a support as it […]

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Pakistan Railway train crashes into van carrying Sikh pilgrims, 21 dead

A train rammed into a van in north-eastern Pakistan killing at least 21 Sikh pilgrims in the Punjab province. The Karachi-Lahore express train crashed into the van near Sheikhupura at an unmanned level crossing a little over noon today. The dead includes 13 male and 7 female. The driver of the van is also among […]

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Crashed Pakistan fight 8303 pilots were discussing coronavirus throughout: Report

A plane crash which killed 97 people in Pakistan last month was because of human error by the pilot and air traffic control, according to an initial report into the disaster released Wednesday. The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane came down among houses on May 22 after both engines failed as it approached Karachi airport, […]

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10 Pakistani cricketers become unwell after testing positive for coronavirus

Seven more Pakistan cricketers have tested positive for the coronavirus, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Tuesday. The PCB, in its press release, said that seven players Fakhar Zaman, Imran Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Rizwan and Wahab Riaz tested positive on Tuesday, taking the infected players’ count to 10 in […]

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India, Pakistan to reduce High Commission staff by 50 percent

India will reduce staff strength in the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi by 50 percent and recall a similar number of officials from its commission in Islamabad, the External Affairs Ministry said Tuesday, amid an ongoing diplomatic row between the two nations. The reduction is to be implemented within seven days, the ministry added. […]

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Preliminary probe blames ATC, overconfident pilot for crashed PIA fight 8303

A preliminary probe into the crash of Pakistan International Airlines Flight 8303, which left nearly 100 people dead, has laid the blame for the accident on the pilot of the plane and the air traffic controller (ATC) who was in communication with him, Pakistani media reported on Monday. The preliminary probe, which is to be […]

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Coordinated blasts kill 4, wounds at least 12 in Pakistan

Three consecutive explosions claimed by a little-known separatist group killed four people including two soldiers in Pakistan’s southern province of Sindh on Friday. At least a dozen people were also injured. Shadowy secessionist organization the Sindhudesh Revolutionary Army, which wants the province to break from the Pakistani federation, said it carried out the attacks. One […]

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Malala Yousafzai celebrates finishing her Oxford degree

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has completed her degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Britain’s prestigious Oxford University. Malala, who attended Oxford’s Lady Margaret Hall college, took to social media on Friday to share two pictures that show her celebrating the big occasion with her family and reveal her plans for the future. […]