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‘We are humans, no?’: Lynched Sri Lankan’s family seeks justice

Islamabad, Pakistan – Pakistani police say they have arrested seven “prime actors” in the brutal mob lynching of a Sri…

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Dozens arrested in Pakistan after Sri Lankan lynched, set ablaze

Official says up to 120 arrests made and raids are continuing after factory manager, accused of blasphemy, was killed on…

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‘Horrific’: Sri Lankan national lynched, body burned in Pakistan

Prime Minister Imran Khan says he will personally oversee the investigation into ‘the horrific vigilante attack’. A Sri Lankan factory…

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Pakistan’s Lahore again tops world’s most polluted cities list

Lahore, home to more than 11 million people, repeatedly replaced New Delhi as the world’s most polluted city in November.…

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Pakistan expands COVID vaccination drive amid Omicron fears

Authorities to set up 40 call centres to follow up with citizens who missed their second dose. Pakistan’s government will…

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Pakistan ‘welcomes’ second round of US-Taliban talks in Doha

The foreign ministry reiterates the country’s position that the world community needs to engage with the Taliban government. Islamabad, Pakistan…

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Pakistani police arrest four for ‘blasphemy’ over mosque argument

Four Muslim men accused of blasphemy after arguing with religious cleric who refused to make funeral announcement for a Christian.…

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Pakistan’s anti-smog squads target Lahore factories for emissions

The anti-smog squad van careens through choking traffic in Lahore, on its way to track down factories belching out smoke…

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Amnesty urges Pakistan to end ‘abhorrent’ enforced disappearances

Islamabad, Pakistan – Human rights group Amnesty International has called for Pakistani authorities to end the use of enforced disappearances…

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94 of world’s 100 most polluted cities in India, China, Pakistan

Out of the world’s 100 most polluted cities, 94 are in India, China, and Pakistan. Every year, a thick smog…

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