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Fears of more flooding as Pakistan death toll crosses 1,400

People displaced by the devastating flooding complain that they are without food and ration as authorities struggle to cope with the disaster. The death toll from the catastrophic flooding in Pakistan has crossed 1,400, as the forecast of more rains in parts of the worst-affected southern Sindh province is causing …

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Pakistan struggles to avert danger as floods rise, death toll tops 1,300 – Pictures

Pakistani authorities are struggling to prevent the country’s biggest lake from bursting its banks and inundating nearby towns after unprecedented flooding, while the disaster management agency on Monday raised its toll of flood deaths by another 24. Record monsoon rains and melting glaciers in Pakistan’s northern mountains have brought floods …

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5 killed, 4 injured in shooting in Pakistan’s Punjab

Five people were killed and four others injured in a shooting incident on Saturday in Pakistan’s Punjab Province. At least five people were killed and four others were injured in a shooting in Pakistan’s Punjab province. The injured have been sent to the hospital for treatment, CGTN reported. A terrorist …

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PM Modi visits Indian-controlled Kashmir amid tight security

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Himalayan Kashmir on Sunday his first public event since New Delhi stripped the disputed region’s semi-autonomy and took direct control in 2019. Modi remotely inaugurated a tunnel and work on two hydropower projects before delivering a speech that was punctuated by his government’s developmental …

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Pakistan reports first polio case in 15 months

Pakistan’s prime minister said Saturday he will chair an emergency meeting of a national task force for polio eradication after authorities detected the country’s first case of the debilitating neurodegenerative disease in 15 months. Health officials announced the discovery of the wild polio case on Friday, saying a 15-month-old boy …

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Taliban issues warning over civilians killed by Pakistan rockets

Pakistan rockets and aerial raids on two different Afghan provinces resulted in civilian casualties, officials say. Taliban authorities warned Pakistan on Saturday after five children and a woman were killed in Afghanistan in alleged rocket attacks by the Pakistani forces in a pre-dawn assault along the border. “The Islamic Emirate …

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7 Pakistani soldiers killed in ambush in North Waziristan

Seven Pakistani soldiers have been killed in an attack by suspected militants near the border with Afghanistan. Pakistan’s military said in a statement on Friday that the troops’ convoy was ambushed the day before in the Isham area of North Waziristan, a district in the volatile northwestern province of Khyber …

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