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Pakistan blocks TikTok again over 'inappropriate content'

Pakistan blocks TikTok again over 'inappropriate content'

The popular TikTok video-sharing app was blocked Wednesday in Pakistan for a fourth time because of "inappropriate content", the country's telecommunication regulator said.

13 killed, including 9 Chinese nationals, in Pakistan bus blast

13 killed, including 9 Chinese nationals, in Pakistan bus blast

Nine Chinese workers were among 13 people killed on Wednesday when a blast on a bus sent it careering down a ravine in northwestern Pakistan, government and police officials said.

Pakistan to receive 13mn doses of Pfizer vaccine

Pakistan to receive 13mn doses of Pfizer vaccine

Pakistan has made an agreement to procure 13 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer, the country's health minister said on Tuesday.

Pakistan province to block phones of the unvaccinated

Pakistan province to block phones of the unvaccinated

A Pakistan province said Friday it will block the mobile phones of people refusing to get Covid-19 jabs, in the latest move to penalise the unvaccinated in a country where only a fraction of the population have been inoculated.

Hospital patient dies after security guard performs surgery

Hospital patient dies after security guard performs surgery

A woman died after an ex-security guard at a Pakistani hospital posed as a doctor and performed surgery on her, police said Monday.

Six killed by blast at pro-Palestinian rally in wouthwest Pakistan

Six killed by blast at pro-Palestinian rally in wouthwest Pakistan

At least six people were killed and another 14 wounded by a bomb at a pro-Palestinian rally in a Pakistani city bordering Afghanistan on Friday, officials said, the latest violence to hit the restive area.

UAE adds Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka to travel curbs list

UAE adds Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka to travel curbs list

The United Arab Emirates will bar entry to non-UAE resident travellers from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka starting on Wednesday to try to contain the spread of the coronavirus, it said on Monday.

Pakistan tightens borders as Covid-19 cases soar

Pakistan tightens borders as Covid-19 cases soar

Pakistan has closed land crossings with Iran and Afghanistan for travellers and slashed international flights as the government warned of a "critical" few weeks ahead in the battle against Covid-19.

Pakistan to start private imports of CanSino Covid-19 vaccine for sale this week

Pakistan to start private imports of CanSino Covid-19 vaccine for sale this week

A private company in Pakistan will begin receiving shipments of China's CanSino Biologics Covid-19 vaccine this week for commercial sale, an official at the company's local partner told Reuters on Monday.

QRCS delivers food aid to pandemic-affected families in Pakistan

QRCS delivers food aid to pandemic-affected families in Pakistan

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) is implementing a Covid-19 response project in Pakistan by supporting vulnerable communities worst affected by the pandemic.

Pakistani PM wins vote of confidence amidst opposition protest, boycott

Pakistani PM wins vote of confidence amidst opposition protest, boycott

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan won a vote of confidence from parliament on Saturday in a session marked by opposition boycott and protest.

Duraid – Pakistan’s entertainment tsar

Duraid – Pakistan’s entertainment tsar

Momina Duraid, Pakistani producer, speaks about where she intends to venture in now that she has been rolling out content soaring ratings for over a decade.