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India

Umar Farooq

'Holy warrior' selfies: Pakistan teen feted for killing U.S. blasphemy suspect

10 Aug 2020

ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR, Pakistan Faisal Khan, a 15-year-old Pakistani, beams for selfies with lawyers and police. Thousands hail him in the streets as a "holy warrior."

Drugs, doctors and donors: Pakistanis turn to 'Corona Warriors' Facebook group

01 Jul 2020

ISTANBUL When musician Zoraiz Riaz set up a Facebook group to help coordinate convalescent plasma donations for people fighting COVID-19 in Pakistan, he expected perhaps a few hundred responses.

Drugs, doctors and donors: Pakistanis turn to 'Corona Warriors' Facebook group

30 Jun 2020

ISTANBUL When musician Zoraiz Riaz set up a Facebook group to help coordinate convalescent plasma donations for people fighting COVID-19 in Pakistan, he expected perhaps a few hundred responses.

After Pakistan's lockdown gamble, COVID-19 cases surge

05 Jun 2020

ISLAMABAD/ISTANBUL Four weeks ago, with its most important festival coming up and millions of people facing starvation as economic activity dwindled, Pakistan lifted a two-month-long coronavirus lockdown.  

Coronavirus mutes Pakistan's TV game shows over Ramadan

29 Apr 2020

In normal times, Pakistanis hungry for entertainment during the fasting month of Ramadan would avidly watch television game shows as contestants, urged on by rowdy studio audiences, compete for lavish prizes. But this is not a normal time. | Video

RPT-Coronavirus mutes Pakistan's TV game shows over Ramadan

29 Apr 2020

April 29 In normal times, Pakistanis hungry for entertainment during the fasting month of Ramadan would avidly watch television game shows as contestants, urged on by rowdy studio audiences, compete for lavish prizes. But this is not a normal time.

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