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Pakistan’s Shi’ite Hazara protest killing of 11 miners

Members of the Hazara minority in Pakistan's Quetta blocked a road and burnt tyres to protest against the killing of 11 miners from their community early on Sunday (January 3). The...

Pop star and creator of Pakistan’s “Burka Avenger” tackles racism with song

Pop star and creator of Pakistan's popular animated TV series "Burka Avenger" has launched a song inspired by the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, which highlights the issues of racial inequality. https://youtu.be/xlzG2corVCo

Pakistan’s opposition to lead march to capital in bid to oust PM Khan

The leaders of an anti-government alliance at a rally in Pakistan on Sunday (December 13) urged tens of thousand of supporters to join a march to the capital, Islamabad, next month to demand new elections and an...

England return to Pakistan for short T20 series, Moeen delighted

England will visit Pakistan for the first time in 16 years when they play two T20 Internationals in October 2021, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Wednesday (November 18). The short...

Pakistan’s Khan says he will try to facilitate Iran-Saudi talks

"We feel that this can be resolved through dialogue. But what should never happen is a war between Saudi Arabia and Iran," Khan said during a joint news conference with President Hassan Rouhani. Khan arrived in Tehran on Sunday and...

PM Khan on the sidelines of the UN

"I can't say anything right now more than this, except that we are trying and mediating," Khan told reporters on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. (Production: Aleksandra Michalska)

Eight dead, 100 hurt in 5.8 magnitude Pakistan quake

The quake struck 14 miles (23 km) north of Jhelum, Pakistan at a relatively shallow depth of 10 km, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). A girl was reported killed and close to 50 people were injured in...

Pakistan warns of “genocide” in Kashmir

India revoked the autonomy of the disputed region, home to 8 million people and a flashpoint for the nuclear-armed neighbours, on Aug. 5. India and Pakistan both rule parts of Kashmir while claiming it in full. They have fought two...

Thousands attend funeral of Pakistan cricket great Abdul Qadir

Pakistani media reported that he died of cardiac arrest. Qadir revived the art of leg-spin bowling. Qadir made his Pakistan debut in 1977 in Lahore and went on to play 67 tests and 104 one-day internationals, claiming a total of...
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Houston Health Department announces FREE COVID-19 testing schedule for the week of January 25

HOUSTON - The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of...