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Agence France-Presse . Islamabad

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    Pakistan airline under fire in fake pilot licence scandal

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 11:03pm on June 27, 2020

    Pakistan’s national airline is taking heavy flak after it emerged that nearly a third of its pilots were holding fake or dubious licences, with some...

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    Pakistan airline grounds about 150 pilots in licence probe

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 11:24pm on June 26, 2020

    Pakistan International Airlines said Thursday it had grounded almost a third of its pilots for holding fake or dubious licences, a month after one of...

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    Report blames human error for Pak plane crash that killed 97

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 11:21pm on June 24, 2020

    A plane crash which killed 97 people in Pakistan last month was because of human error by the pilots, who were discussing the coronavirus crisis...

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    Pakistan bowler Irfan confirms he is 'well' after rumours of death

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 04:12am on June 22, 2020

    Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Irfan had to confirm that rumours of his death spreading on social media were ‘fake news’ on Sunday. The 38-year-old, known...

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    Four killed in Indian shelling in Kashmir

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:45am on June 19, 2020

    Four people have been killed in a shelling by the Indian army along the de facto India-Pakistan border in Kashmir, the Pakistan military and local...

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    Pakistan, India in fresh row over alleged hit-and-run

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 01:03am on June 18, 2020

    A new spat between Pakistan and India deepened Tuesday after New Delhi accused Islamabad of torturing two Indian diplomats who had been arrested in an...

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    WHO asks Pakistan to implement fresh coronavirus lockdowns

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad, Pakistan | Updated at 03:00pm on June 10, 2020

    The World Health Organisation has told Pakistan it should implement ‘intermittent’ lockdowns to counter a surge in coronavirus infections that has come as the country...

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    Eid shopping rush in Asia

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 11:14pm on May 22, 2020

    Muslims across Asia have packed out markets as they prepare for the annual Eid-ul-Fitr holiday, ignoring coronavirus guidelines even as infections rise. The celebration, the...

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    Cricket in the time of corona- the Pak way!

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 11:54pm on May 08, 2020

    Bored during Pakistan’s coronavirus lockdown, Test batsman Shan Masood put on his helmet, picked up his bat -- and Zoom cricket was born. Masood, 30,...

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    Booze battle for thirsty Pakistanis amid Ramadan, lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 09:19am on May 08, 2020

    Drinking alcohol in Pakistan can be a complicated affair at the best of times, but for 25-year-old student Iram, the coronavirus pandemic has made getting...

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