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Pakistan: polluted water kills tens of thousands

Barely fifteen days old, Kinza whines quietly in a hospital in Islamabad, suffering from diarrhea and infection of the blood: water, increasingly rare in Pakistan, reaches dramatic levels of pollution,

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Pakistan: more than 13 dead in an attack in Lahore

At least 13 people died and 82 others were injured on Monday in an attack in Lahore, the cultural capital of Pakistan. The incident occurred at a time when the

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Pakistan: bomb attack on a market killed 13 people and 47 others injured

At least 13 people were killed and 47 wounded when a bomb exploded Saturday in a market in a predominantly Shia area of the tribal areas in northwestern Pakistan, officials

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Pakistan protesters attacking a private television, at least one dead and 7 injured

Monday clashes in Karachi between Pakistani police and principal party activists in the city who ransacked a private television channel, has left at least one dead and seven injured. Television

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Pakistan: at least 53 dead and 60 injured in weather

The death toll from flash floods triggered by torrential rains in northwestern Pakistan and parts of Kashmir has risen to 53. The victims lost their lives in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province

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Pakistan: sixty dead in an attack against a playground

Police in Pakistan are hunting militants behind a suicide bomb attack that has killed at least 69 people and injured at least 300 more. Sunday’s blast, which happened in a

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Anger at Karachi power cuts as hundreds die in Pakistan heatwave

Morgues have been filling up and hospitals struggling to cope in southern Pakistan which has been struck by an intense heatwave. The authorities said on Tuesday that more than 400

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Study: 1,900 Shia Muslims killed in Pakistan since 2012

A new study shows violence against Shia Muslims has been rising in Pakistan and more than 1,900 Shia Muslims have been killed in recent years, Press TV reports. The study,

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Pakistan court frees eight men charged with attack on schoolgirl Malala

A Pakistani court has freed eight out of 10 men charged with organizing the shooting of schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai, police said on Friday, a move that will raise further


Takfiri Insurgents Kill Eight Iranian Guards on Pakistan Border

Eight Iranian border guards have been killed in a clash with Takfiri insurgents who had infiltrated from neighboring Pakistan, Iran’s official IRNA news agency reported on Tuesday. “Armed terrorists entered