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Pakistan: 60 dead in rains, floods; Karachi worst hit

Heavy monsoon rains and flash floods across Pakistan have killed 60 people over the past three days, with southern port city of Karachi being worst hit, officials said Monday.

19 killed in torrential rain, floods in Pakistan

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At least 19 people have been killed and 42 others injured in flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Pakistan, even as authorities warned the situation might worsen further.

Princess Diana wanted to remarry Hasnat Khan and move to Pakistan: Jemima

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London: Princess Diana was so 'madly in love' with Pakistani surgeon Hasnat Khan that she wanted to marry him and was even willing to move to Pakistan, according to Jemima Khan.
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Inzamam says WC victory heralded golden era for Pakistan

Dubai: Former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has said victory in the 1992 World Cup heralded a golden era for Pakistan, in which the country not only produced some of the best cricketers but also yielded out

Pakistani authorities say ban on YouTube can't be lifted

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Peshawar: Pakistani authorities have told a court that the ban on YouTube cannot be lifted until a mechanism is put in place to permanently block blasphemous contents on the popular video-sharing web

India-born Mamnoon Hussain elected as Pakistan's 12th President

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Islamabad: India-born Mamnoon Hussain, a close aide of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, was on Tuesday elected as the 12th President of Pakistan and will replace incumbent Asif Ali Zardari in September.

Zulfiqar Babar's dream debut earns Pakistan victory

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Kingston: Little-known 34-year-old Zulfiqar Babar made a dream Twenty20 debut as Pakistan edged out West Indies by two wickets in the first international on Saturday.
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Pakistan gets superwoman

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Islamabad: Pakistan has now its own indigenous superwoman — Burka Avenger — one who shows a lot less skin than her Western counterparts.
Burqa Avenger is a mild-mannered teacher with secret martial a

8 security personnel killed in attack on Pak check-post

At least eight security personnel were killed Saturday when unknown assailants attacked their check-post in Pakistan’s southern-western province of Balochistan, officials said.

Death toll in Pak bombing rises to 52

The death toll in twin bombings in northwest Pakistan’s restive tribal belt rose to 52 Saturday after another 12 people succumbed to their injuries.

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