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Sikhs in Pakistan celebrate Besakhi festival

Hundreds of Sikh pilgrims from around the globe converged on a temple in northwestern Pakistan to celebrate one of the most important festivals in the Sikh…

Hundreds of Sikh pilgrims from around the globe converged on a temple in northwestern Pakistan to celebrate one of the most important festivals in the Sikh…

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Student lynched over "blasphemy"

A student at Abdul Wali Khan University, in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, has been attacked and brutally murdered by a mob after reportedly being accused of…

A student at Abdul Wali Khan University, in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, has been attacked and brutally murdered by a mob after reportedly being accused of…

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Death sentences soar but executions fall in 2016 says Amnesty

Campaigners aginst the death penalty for 36 years, Amnesty International's annual report says the number of executions has fallen around the world, but the number of people sentenced to death has jump

Campaigners aginst the death penalty for 36 years, Amnesty International's annual report says the number of executions has fallen around the world, but the number of people sentenced to death has jump

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Taliban claims deadly Pakistan mosque bomb blast

At least 22 people were killed in Friday's explosion near the women's entrance to a Shi'ite mosque in the northwestern city of Parachinar

At least 22 people were killed in Friday's explosion near the women's entrance to a Shi'ite mosque in the northwestern city of Parachinar

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Pakistan: Lahore bomb blast kills at least eight

In Pakistan, at least eight people have been killed and dozens more wounded in a bomb blast in the eastern city of Lahore.

In Pakistan, at least eight people have been killed and dozens more wounded in a bomb blast in the eastern city of Lahore.

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Suicide bombers cause carnage in Pakistan court

In Pakistan, at least four people have been reportedly killed and dozens more hurt in a suicide bomb attack on a court complex.

In Pakistan, at least four people have been reportedly killed and dozens more hurt in a suicide bomb attack on a court complex.

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Shrine bombing raises tensions between Pakistan and Afghanistan

Security forces in Pakistan have killed dozens of suspected militants. It comes a day after ISIL said they were behind a suicide bombing that killed more than 80 worshippers at a Sufi shrine.

Security forces in Pakistan have killed dozens of suspected militants. It comes a day after ISIL said they were behind a suicide bombing that killed more than 80 worshippers at a Sufi shrine.

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Taliban claims responsibility for deadly Lahore blast

A suspected suicide bomber killed at least 13 people and wounded dozens more in the Pakistani city of Lahore on Monday.

A suspected suicide bomber killed at least 13 people and wounded dozens more in the Pakistani city of Lahore on Monday.

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Pakistani singer stops mid-concert to save girl being harassed

Pakistani singer, Atif Aslam, stopped mid-way through his concert on January 15 to have a female fan who was being harassed pulled from the crowd.

Pakistani singer, Atif Aslam, stopped mid-way through his concert on January 15 to have a female fan who was being harassed pulled from the crowd.

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Pakistan passenger plane crashes with more than 40 on board

A passenger plane with more than 40 people on board has crashed in Pakistan on its way to Islamabad from the northern region of Chitral.

A passenger plane with more than 40 people on board has crashed in Pakistan on its way to Islamabad from the northern region of Chitral.

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Pakistan hotel blaze kills 11 as guests jump from windows

At least 11 people were reported dead on Monday, with a further 75 injured, as fire swept through a luxury hotel in Pakistan.

At least 11 people were reported dead on Monday, with a further 75 injured, as fire swept through a luxury hotel in Pakistan.

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Pakistan: dozens killed in Muslim shrine blast claimed by ISIL

An explosion claimed by the militant Islamic State group has ripped through a Muslim shrine in southwestern Pakistan, killing more than 40 people and wounding scores of…

An explosion claimed by the militant Islamic State group has ripped through a Muslim shrine in southwestern Pakistan, killing more than 40 people and wounding scores of…

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Famed 'Afghan Girl' hospitalised in Pakistan

An Afghan woman immortalised on the cover of National Geographic has been hospitalised in Pakistan after falling ill in custody.

An Afghan woman immortalised on the cover of National Geographic has been hospitalised in Pakistan after falling ill in custody.

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Watch: Cricketer plays on after losing his artificial leg

In a true display of dedication to his team, English cricketer Liam Thomas played on after losing his artificial leg during a match for his country’s

In a true display of dedication to his team, English cricketer Liam Thomas played on after losing his artificial leg during a match for his country’s