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Is Pakistan's Minorities Commission Doomed To Fail?

7 hours ago   |   Forbes

On May 5, 2020, Pakistan's federal cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, established the National Commission for Minorities , six years after a 2014 judgment of the Supreme...
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Investigators scour Pakistan air crash site for clues and cockpit voice recorder

20 hours ago   |   National Post

KARACHI - A team of Pakistani and French investigators on Wednesday sifted through the wreckage of a Pakistani airliner that crashed in the southern city of Karachi last...
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Pakistan investigates PIA plane crash that killed 97 in Karachi

20 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Investigators remove wreckage from site of Friday's crash as pilots' union objects to lack of representation in probe.
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Trump Is Offering to Mediate in the India-China Border Dispute. Here's What to Know About the Escalating Tensions

21 hours ago   |   Time

As precursors to possible nuclear war go, fistfights and stone throwing aren't exactly the first things that come to mind. But along India and China's long, contested border...
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Pakistan says it shot down Indian drone inside Kashmir

22 hours ago   |   ABC News

Pakistan's military says it has shot down a small Indian spy drone flying in the country's airspace over the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir
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Here come the locusts-India prepares to do battle with crop-munching pests

Here come the locusts-India prepares to do battle with crop-munching pests

1 day ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Indian authorities are helping farmers mount a pesticide spraying campaign to fight the swarms of desert locusts which have already devastated crops across Pakistan and East...
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India captures pigeon on suspicion of spying for Pakistan

India captures pigeon on suspicion of spying for Pakistan

1 day ago   |   New York Post

A suspected Pakistani spy pigeon has ruffled the feathers of Indian authorities, who accused the pink-painted bird of carrying a “coded message,” according to reports...
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Airbus experts probe plane crash that killed 97 in Pakistan

2 days ago   |   ABC News

Pakistan says Airbus experts have opened a probe into last week's plane crash that killed 97 people when an Airbus A320 went down in a crowded neighborhood near the airport in...
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Survivor of Pakistan Airline Crash Recalls Last Moments of Doomed Flight: 'I Heard People Crying, Children Crying'

4 days ago   |   Newsweek

"I'm very thankful to Allah for granting me a second life. It is a miracle," Mohammad Zubair said.
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Extreme weather, more people drive Pakistan toward a wheat crisis

4 days ago   |   National Post

By Imran Mukhtar
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President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

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China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

The Chinese parliament on Thursday passed a national security bill that ramps up security in Hong Kong. Anti-Beijing protests in the autonomous city were reignited by the... Read more ...

Cummings made ‘minor breach' of Covid-19 lockdown rules, but no action will...

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UConn murder suspect Peter Manfredonia ‘stone-faced' in new mugshot

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3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in...

3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in basement

The police department's lifesaving award is usually given to an officer for heroic actions in the line of duty, but Wednesday, it was given to a 3-year-old boy. Read more ...

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Amazon Is Offering To Keep 125,000 Workers It Hired For The Pandemic

Amazon has hired 175,000 temporary workers to deal with spike in online shopping during the pandemic. Now it's offering most of them permanent jobs. Read more ...

CVS Pharmacy opens 4 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites in Cincinnati

CVS Pharmacy opens 4 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites in Cincinnati

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