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Pakistan: Country in South Asia
Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It is the world's fifth-most populous country with a population exceeding 212.2 million. It has the world's second-largest Muslim population. It is the 33rd-largest country by area, spanning 881,913 square kilometres. Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650-mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China to the northeast. It is separated narrowly from Tajikistan by Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor in the northwest, and also shares a maritime border with Oman.

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‘Terrorists use fake news, doctored videos to target people’: India at UN [Video]

‘Terrorists use fake news, doctored videos to target people’: India at UN

Due to widespread COVID-19, terrorists are making malevolent attempts to exploit the financial and emotional distress caused by lockdowns to disturb the cohesiveness of societies, India said at the..

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Watch: Indian delegate at UN General Assembly walks out when PM Imran Khan began speaking [Video]

Watch: Indian delegate at UN General Assembly walks out when PM Imran Khan began speaking

Indian delegate at the United Nations General Assembly Hall walked out when Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan began his speech.

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Pak exploits Kashmiri youth as pawns in its proxy war, says EFSAS director [Video]

Pak exploits Kashmiri youth as pawns in its proxy war, says EFSAS director

Since the late 1980s Pakistan's military establishment has used youth from Jammu and Kashmir to join its various terrorist proxies like Hizbul Mujahideen, Lashkar-e-Taibah and Jaish-e-Mohammed, said..

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Ready for undertaking operations on China, Pakistan fronts: IAF [Video]

Ready for undertaking operations on China, Pakistan fronts: IAF

At a time when it is suspected that both China and Pakistan may come together against India, the Indian Air Force in Friday said it was ready for undertaking operations simultaneously at both the..

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Watch: IAF operates C-130J, Su-30MKI aircraft near PoK & China border [Video]

Watch: IAF operates C-130J, Su-30MKI aircraft near PoK & China border

The Indian Air Force on Friday said it was ready for undertaking operations simultaneously on Pakistani and Chinese borders. The forward airbase which from where Pakistan is around 50 kilometres and..

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Watch: Sindhi Congress & PoK activist expose Pakistan brutality at UNHRC [Video]

Watch: Sindhi Congress & PoK activist expose Pakistan brutality at UNHRC

Pakistan’s brutality in territories it has occupied has been exposed at the United Nations Human Rights Council. World Sindhi Congress Secretary General, Lakhu Luhano highlighted the issues of..

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Activist pleads UN to stop Pak from treating people of PoK like animals [Video]

Activist pleads UN to stop Pak from treating people of PoK like animals

Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) activist, Mohd Sajjad Raja pleaded the UN to stop Pakistan from treating the people of region like animals at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva...

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World Sindhi Congress highlights enforced disappearances of Sindhis by Pak agencies at UNHRC [Video]

World Sindhi Congress highlights enforced disappearances of Sindhis by Pak agencies at UNHRC

World Sindhi Congress Secretary General, Lakhu Luhana highlighted the issues of enforced disappearances and extra judicially killings of Sindhi people by Pakistan at the United Nations Human Rights..

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Any action by Pakistan to alter status of Gilgit-Baltistan has no legal basis: MEA [Video]

Any action by Pakistan to alter status of Gilgit-Baltistan has no legal basis: MEA

Ministry of External Affairs on September 24 held a press brief in Delhi. MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said on reports about Pakistan's announcement to hold elections in Gilgit Baltistan. He..

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UN must declare BRI projects between Pakistan and China as illegal, asks activist [Video]

UN must declare BRI projects between Pakistan and China as illegal, asks activist

A political activist from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) has demanded the United Nations to declared Belt and Road Initiative projects between China and Pakistan as illegal. Dr Amjad Ayub Mirza, while..

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Pak's sole objective is to distract attention from human rights violations: India at UNHRC [Video]

Pak's sole objective is to distract attention from human rights violations: India at UNHRC

While exercising India's Right of Reply in response to Pakistan at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, India's first secretary to United Nations in Geneva, Vimarsh Aryan said,..

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European think-tank exposes Pakistan at UN for harbouring terrorists [Video]

European think-tank exposes Pakistan at UN for harbouring terrorists

The European Foundation for South Asian Studies, a think-tank based in Amsterdam has exposed Pakistan for harbouring terrorists in its territory during the ongoing 45th Session of the UN Human Rights..

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Watch: Pashtuns protest against Pakistan Army outside UNHRC office in Geneva [Video]

Watch: Pashtuns protest against Pakistan Army outside UNHRC office in Geneva

Supporters of Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) Europe held protest against Pakistan. Pashtuns protested to condemn gross human rights violations in Pakistan. The protest was organised outside UNHRC..

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Karachi fire: Two to hang for garment factory inferno

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Pakistan outcry over police victim-blaming of gang-raped mother

A police chief's comments spark an unprecedented backlash after a woman was raped in front of her children.
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Australia's Khawaja highlights 'lazy' stereotype

Australia batsman Usman Khawaja says his Pakistani background meant he was stereotyped as being "lazy".
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England v Pakistan: Eoin Morgan stars as his side win by five wickets

England brilliantly chase 196 to beat Pakistan by five wickets in the second Twenty20 international at Emirates Old Trafford.
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England chase 196 to beat Pakistan in second Twenty20

England brilliantly chase 196 to beat Pakistan by five wickets in the second Twenty20 international at Emirates Old Trafford.
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BBC television to show cricket for the first time since 1999

With live cricket returning to the BBC for the first time since 1999 when England play Pakistan on Sunday, we look at how the game has changed in that 20-year gap and what viewers can expect.
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England v Pakistan: Tom Banton shines before rain ruins first T20

England's Tom Banton announces himself on the international stage with 71 off 42 balls in the rain-ruined opening Twenty20 against Pakistan.
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Karachi floods: Pakistan's biggest city hit by record rain and heavy floods

Pakistan is seeing the worst monsoon rain on record and Karachi has been hit by devastating flooding.
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England players must stake claim for T20 World Cup place - Morgan

Eoin Morgan wants England's players to stake a claim for next year's World T20 in the series against Pakistan starting on Friday.
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England's Jason Roy to miss Pakistan T20 series with left side strain

Jason Roy will miss England's T20 series with Pakistan because of a side strain.
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England v Pakistan: Third Test drawn on James Anderson's historic day

England have to settle for a draw in the final Test against Pakistan on the day that James Anderson becomes the first fast bowler to reach 600 Test wickets.
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England v Pakistan: James Anderson takes his 600th Test wicket

James Anderson dismisses Pakistan's Azhar Ali to become the first seam bowler in history to take 600 Test wickets.
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Anderson on 599 wickets as Pakistan and weather frustrate England

England's push for victory and James Anderson's quest for a 600th Test wicket is obstructed by the weather and Pakistan's stubborn resistance on day four of the final Test.
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England force Pakistan to bat again despite Azhar's defiant century

England force Pakistan to follow on on day three of the final Test at Ageas Bowl despite a defiant century by visiting captain Azhar Ali.
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Kallis, Sthalekar & Abbas inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

South Africa's Jacques Kallis, Australia's Lisa Sthalekar and Pakistan's Zaheer Abbas are inducted into the International Cricket Council Hall of Fame.
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England v Pakistan: Zak Crawley and Jos Buttler pile on the runs

Zak Crawley's superlative 267 and 152 from Jos Buttler leads an England run-fest on the second day of the final Test against Pakistan at the Ageas Bowl.
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England v Pakistan: Zak Crawley brings up 200

Zak Crawley becomes the third youngest Englishman to score a double century as England continue to build a commanding lead in the third Test between England and Pakistan in Southampton.
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England v Pakistan: Jos Buttler completes century after successful review

England's Jos Buttler successfully overturns a caught behind decision on 99 and then immediately completes his second Test century in the third Test against Pakistan in Southampton.
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Crawley hits unbeaten 171 to put England on top against Pakistan

Zak Crawley's sparkling maiden Test century puts England in command of the third and final Test against Pakistan on day one in Southampton.
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Key Pakistan trio on bubble life, Anderson and more

As the third Test against England starts, Pakistan's Yasir Shah, Naseem Shah and Shan Masood speak about life in the cricket bubble, facing James Anderson and more.
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Coronavirus: Youthful Pakistan appears to avoid worst of pandemic

Testing in Pakistan has been low, but the country seems to have suffered less than its neighbours.
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Silverwood would support earlier start times for England v Pakistan third Test

England head coach Chris Silverwood would support earlier start times in order to avoid further negative fallout after the weather-affected second Test against Pakistan.
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England v Pakistan: ECB considers flexible start times for third Test

Play lost to poor weather and bad light during the third Test between England and Pakistan could be made up with earlier start times on subsequent days.
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England v Pakistan: Dawid Malan and Chris Jordan return to squad

Dawid Malan and Chris Jordan are named in England's 14-player squad for the T20 series against Pakistan after recovering from injury.
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England v Pakistan: How do you solve a problem like bad light?

Brighter floodlights? New playing times? Financial penalties? BBC pundits attempt to solve one of cricket's oldest issues.
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England v Pakistan: Rain delays start of final day second Test

Rain delays play again at the start of day five in the second Test between England and Pakistan at the Ageas Bowl.
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England v Pakistan: Isa Guha and Phil Tufnell inspect the Ageas Bowl outfield

Test Match Special's Isa Guha and Phil Tufnell take a look at the outfield at the Ageas Bowl and assess the prospects of play on the fifth day of England's second Test against Pakistan.
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Rain stops play again in second England-Pakistan Test

Rain stops play again on the fourth day of the second Test between England and Pakistan at the Ageas Bowl.
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Rizwan and weather frustrate England in second Test

England are frustrated by gritty Pakistan batting and more bad weather on day two of the second Test at the Ageas Bowl.
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England v Pakistan: Bowlers put hosts on top in second Test

England's bowlers grab the upper hand in the second Test against Pakistan on a weather-affected first day at the Ageas Bowl.
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'Very silly to write Jimmy off' - Root backs Anderson before second Test

England bowler James Anderson is backed by captain Joe Root to return to "the peak of his powers" before second Test against Pakistan.
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England v Pakistan: James Anderson backed to return to form by Joe Root

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Babar must become a match-winner before being compared to Root and Kohl' - Afridi

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Stuart Broad: England bowler fined for 'inappropriate language' during first Pakistan Test

England bowler Stuart Broad has been fined 15% of his match fee for using "inappropriate language" during the first Test against Pakistan.
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Stokes to miss remainder of Pakistan series for family reasons

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Ben Stokes: England all-rounder to miss remainder of Pakistan series

England all-rounder Ben Stokes will miss the remainder of the Test series against Pakistan for family reasons, it has been announced.
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Woakes & Buttler earn England thrilling win over Pakistan

England snatch a riveting three-wicket victory over Pakistan in the first Test at Emirates Old Trafford thanks to Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler.
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'We have got the players to do it' - Woakes says England can pull off unlikely win

Bowler Chris Woakes says England will draw on their recent experiences of claiming unlikely victories in the first Test against Pakistan.
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Bowlers lead England fightback against Pakistan

England are clinging on in the first Test against Pakistan after Ben Stokes-led fightback on a fluctuating third day at Emirates Old Trafford.
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Pakistan dominate woeful England on day two

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England v Pakistan: Shan Masood century inspires tourists

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England v Pakistan: Babar Azam and Shan Masood frustrate home side

England endure a difficult start to the first Test against Pakistan on a frustrating opening day at Emirates Old Trafford.
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England v Pakistan: Ben Stokes bowls as he bids for fitness in first Test

England all-rounder Ben Stokes bowled at training on Monday as he strives for full fitness for the first Test against Pakistan which starts on Wednesday.
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