Hospitals in Lahore almost out of oxygen supply amid rising cases

According to the report of Geo News, there are about 1,100 coronavirus patients in various government hospitals of Lahore who need oxygen, while almost 250 patients are put on a ventilator. 

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3 killed in Pakistan in clashes between police, Islamists

The violence began on Monday after police arrested Saad Rizvi, the head of the Tehreek-e-Labiak Pakistan, for threatening protests if the government did not expel France's ambassador over…

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Pakistan violence: New Delhi concerned about Indian Sikh pilgrims; in touch with authorities

Top sources in Delhi have told WION that the Indian government is continuously monitoring the situation and is in touch with Pakistani authorities for the safety and wellbeing of its citizens

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US report reveals troubling human rights abuses in Pakistan

In the chapter on Pakistan, the report has mentioned "threats of violence, or unjustified arrests or prosecutions against journalists, use of criminal libel laws to prosecute social media speech…

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Myanmar activists vow week of protests during new year holidays

The five-day New Year holidays, known as Thingyan, are usually celebrated with prayers, ritual cleaning of Buddha images in temples, and high-spirited water-throwing on the streets

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UK classifies Pakistan as 'high risk' state over money laundering, terror financing 

The 'Amendment of the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017' has the amendment with the new list that includes Pakistan. The…

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Bangladesh: Multinational military exercise 'Shantir Ogroshena 2021' concludes

The aim of the exercise was to strengthen defence ties and enhance interoperability amongst neighbourhood countries to ensure effective peacekeeping operations, the Indian Army said on Monday

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The lucrative "geo-politics" of hosting Afghan peace talks: What will Doha, Istanbul get?

The lucrative geopolitics of hosting Afghan peace talks mean, getting international prestige and certain trade-offs

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Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi demands meeting with her lawyers in person

So far, Aung San Suu Kyi has only been able to talk with her lawyers via video link

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More than 700 civilians killed by Myanmar junta since coup

The actual number of those killed is likely much higher, according to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP), which has been tracking deaths since the coup began

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Clashes leave 65 dead in Afghanistan: Monitoring agency

The group said 35 people, including 18 Taliban militants, 12 security forces and five civilians, were also injured during the past 24 hours, reports Xinhua news agency.

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Cash-strapped 'Naya Pakistan' eyes $1 billion debt relief from G-20

The debt relief will provide much-needed fiscal space to mitigate the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and meet the urgent economic needs of the country, said Federal Minister for…

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Bhutan vaccinates 85% of the population in record time

The tiny Himalayan kingdom wedged between India and China has vaccinated nearly 85% of its adult population since March 27. Overall, the country has vaccinated 62% of its 800,000 people.

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Remittances to Pakistan exceed $2 billion for 10th straight month

The inflows came mainly from Saudi Araba, standing at $5.7 billion

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Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia tests positive for Covid-19 

The 75-year-old Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief's samples were sent to the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, for testing on Saturday, the Dhaka Tribune…

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