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At least two men survived the fatal plane crash in Pakistan

Investigators comb the rubble at the scene fatal plane crash in Pakistan that happened early Friday morning. An Airbus jet with almost 100 people on board perished in a residential area in the city of Karachi – and at least two survived. It was a scene of horror when the Airbus, which was captured by a surveillance camera, crashed into …

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Ramadan worldwide: Pakistan, India, Indonesia, USA, Egypt

By Ben Hubbard Photographs by The New York Times BEIRUT, Lebanon – Extensive banquets, attended by many relatives, have shrunk to modest meals for the immediate family. Imams who conducted prayers in crowded mosques addressed the faithful through Zoom. And orders at home and guidelines for social distancing have annihilated the nightly cheers of cities with large Muslim populations from …

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Pakistan coronavirus lockdown is thwarted by imams as Ramadan Nears

Ramadan, which starts this week, is the holy month in which Muslims throng and fast all day in mosques and hold celebrations with family and friends after sunset. These are mature conditions for the spread of the coronavirus, and imams around the world are asking people to stay at home. But in Pakistan, whether pandemic or no pandemic, stubborn clergymen …

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Pakistan Azadi March: Women who do not protest against Imran Khan

Image copyright AFP Caption The convoy began its journey last weekend, however, the capital reached only on Friday The convoy of bearded demonstrators waving black and white flags and dressed in mustard yellow drove to the Pakistani capital Islamabad in the hope of forcing Prime Minister Imran Khan out of office in less than 18 months. The vast majority consisted …

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Pakistan train fire kills at least 65 passengers

MULTAN, Pakistan – On Thursday, a train firing at least 65 passengers in a train operating in Punjab province in eastern Pakistan broke out. Flames were blazing in the wagons The train approached the city of Liaquatpur in Punjab. This was the final tragedy that hit Pakistan's run-down, poorly maintained and poorly managed rail system. Deputy Commissioner Jamil Ahmed said …

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Living in Kashmir: The families caught between India and Pakistan

Maroofa Bibi, standing with her little son in front of a damaged tea kiosk in the Jura bazaar, said she lives in "constant fear". "When the shelling starts, we hurry to crouch in the makeshift cellars of our house," she told CNN. "The power supply is cut off and we wait in the dark with our frightened children for it …

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India and Pakistan kill nine people in Kashmir

The tsunami occurred in the midst of increasing tensions between nuclear-armed rivals. India accuses Pakistan of fueling a three-decade uprising against Indian rule in Kashmir by sending fighters and weapons across the line of control. Pakistan denies the allegations. Five civilians and one soldier were killed on Pakistan's side of the control line, a spokesman for the Pakistani army said …

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