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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

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Green-eyed 'Afghan girl' in court on fake ID card charge

The famous green-eyed ‘Afghan girl’ has appeared in court in Peshawar, accused of having a fake Pakistani identity card.

The famous green-eyed ‘Afghan girl’ has appeared in court in Peshawar, accused of having a fake Pakistani identity card.

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Clashes erupt as Pakistan's prime minister faces mounting calls to quit

Clashes have erupted on the streets of the Pakistani capital Islamabad and Rawalpindi, as pressure mounts on the country’s prime minister to resign over corruption…

Clashes have erupted on the streets of the Pakistani capital Islamabad and Rawalpindi, as pressure mounts on the country’s prime minister to resign over corruption…

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Gunmen storm a police training college in Pakistan

A major security operation has been launched in Pakistan after armed militants attacked a police training collage.

A major security operation has been launched in Pakistan after armed militants attacked a police training collage.

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Polio in decline in Pakistan

Polio is at last beginning to subside in Pakistan, however, with the Taliban holding a vendetta against those daring to vaccinate against the highly contagious disease, how much can one man do to cont

Polio is at last beginning to subside in Pakistan, however, with the Taliban holding a vendetta against those daring to vaccinate against the highly contagious disease, how much can one man do to cont

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The long road back to Afghanistan

More than half a million Afghans were expected to return to their war-torn country by the end of 2016 following Pakistan’s deadline to repatriate Afghan…

More than half a million Afghans were expected to return to their war-torn country by the end of 2016 following Pakistan’s deadline to repatriate Afghan…

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Mine briefing for Afghans back from Pakistan

Afghans coming back from Pakistan, pushed by Islamabad’s deadline to leave the country, follow a briefing on how to recognize and avoid mines.

Afghans coming back from Pakistan, pushed by Islamabad’s deadline to leave the country, follow a briefing on how to recognize and avoid mines.

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Pakistan passes law against 'honour killings'

Pakistan’s parliament has unanimously passed a law against so-called “honour killings”, three months after the murder of a social media star.

Pakistan’s parliament has unanimously passed a law against so-called “honour killings”, three months after the murder of a social media star.

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Villagers protest as tensions rise in Kashmir

Villagers living along the ‘Line of Control’ in Kashmir protested against the shelling of their village by the Indian army, as tensions flare between India and Pakistan over the disputed border…

Villagers living along the ‘Line of Control’ in Kashmir protested against the shelling of their village by the Indian army, as tensions flare between India and Pakistan over the disputed border…

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On the Serbian-Hungarian border, refugees' long march to safety grinds on

One year on, and for international televisions and newspapers Röszke-Horgos isn’t news any more, but the situation in the Serbian migrant “jungle” is still quite…

One year on, and for international televisions and newspapers Röszke-Horgos isn’t news any more, but the situation in the Serbian migrant “jungle” is still quite…

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Pakistani TV station 'ransacked by political activists'

The Karachi offices of Pakistan’s ARY news channel were ransacked by alleged supporters of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM).

The Karachi offices of Pakistan’s ARY news channel were ransacked by alleged supporters of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM).

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India: Kashmiri separatists demand UN intervention

Protesters and supporters of Kashmiri separatist groups in Indian-controlled Kashmir have marched on the United Nation’s office in Srinagar, demanding the UN intervene in the Kashmir…

Protesters and supporters of Kashmiri separatist groups in Indian-controlled Kashmir have marched on the United Nation’s office in Srinagar, demanding the UN intervene in the Kashmir…

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Pakistan mourns Quetta hospital bombing

The head of Pakistan’s army has ordered extra security operations across the country following Monday’s deadly suicide bomb attack at a hospital in Quetta.

The head of Pakistan’s army has ordered extra security operations across the country following Monday’s deadly suicide bomb attack at a hospital in Quetta.

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Death toll rises to 70 in bomb attack on hospital in Pakistan

At least seventy people are now confirmed dead with over 100 injured following a suicide bomb attack at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan.

At least seventy people are now confirmed dead with over 100 injured following a suicide bomb attack at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan.

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Torrential rains spark floods in China, Pakistan, and India

Severe floods in several Chinese regions have left at least 180 dead as heavy rains sweep across Asia, also triggering floods in Pakistan and India.

Severe floods in several Chinese regions have left at least 180 dead as heavy rains sweep across Asia, also triggering floods in Pakistan and India.

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Singer's murder in Karachi could see Pakistan change tune against Taliban killers

Karachi is suffering a wave of killings of secular and anti-Taliban figures, but the murder of beloved singer Ajmad Sabri could mark a turning point if public opinion cries out for justice.

Karachi is suffering a wave of killings of secular and anti-Taliban figures, but the murder of beloved singer Ajmad Sabri could mark a turning point if public opinion cries out for justice.

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US drone strike against Taliban leader angers Pakistan

Pakistan says US drone strike violated its airspace US says Islamabad was informed Body still to be formally identified The apparent death of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a US drone stri

Pakistan says US drone strike violated its airspace US says Islamabad was informed Body still to be formally identified The apparent death of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a US drone stri

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E-commerce booming in Pakistan

Inside the small manufacturing unit of Sam’s Cake Factory, employees are busy baking cakes and producing other gourmet delights. Sam’s Cake Factory

Inside the small manufacturing unit of Sam’s Cake Factory, employees are busy baking cakes and producing other gourmet delights. Sam’s Cake Factory