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Federal parliamentary constitutional republic in South Asia

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Pakistan: Federal parliamentary constitutional republic in South Asia
Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It is the world’s sixth-most populous country with a population exceeding 212,742,631 people. In area, it is the 33rd-largest country, 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 in the far 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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Pakistani children worst affected in HIV outbreak

pakistani children worst affected in hiv outbreak
More than 600 people, 75% them children, have been identified as HIV positive in less than a month.
BBC News - Published

England comfortably beat Pakistan to seal 4-0 ODI series win

england comfortably beat pakistan to seal 4-0 odi series win
England complete a 4-0 series victory over Pakistan with a 54-run victory at Headingley.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Pakistan

Pakistan IMF deal: Rupee to be devalued against dollar [Video]Pakistan IMF deal: Rupee to be devalued against dollar

After months of negotiations with the International Monetary Fund, Pakistan has reached an agreement on a $6bn loan package.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:22Published

Pakistani traditions: Selling Ralli quilts to survive [Video]Pakistani traditions: Selling Ralli quilts to survive

A centuries-old tradition in Pakistan is helping poor women to make money.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:31Published

Exit Polls Show Modi Is Expected To Sweep Election [Video]Exit Polls Show Modi Is Expected To Sweep Election

According to Reutuers, most exit polls predict Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling alliance is likely to win a big majority in parliament. Early in his campaign Modi faced criticism for..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Gunmen attack luxury hotel in Pakistan [Video]Gunmen attack luxury hotel in Pakistan

One hotel guard is reported head as the Baluchistan Liberation Army claims responsibility.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:33Published

Christian Asia Bibi leaves Pakistan 'for Canada' [Video]Christian Asia Bibi leaves Pakistan 'for Canada'

A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row over false blasphemy charges has left the country more than six months after she was acquitted by Pakistan's top court. Emily Wither..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:58Published

Pakistan: Blast near major Sufi shrine in Lahore [Video]Pakistan: Blast near major Sufi shrine in Lahore

Pakistan: Bomb blast near major Sufi shrine kills eight

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:27Published

Blast near shrine in Pakistan, nine dead [Video]Blast near shrine in Pakistan, nine dead

At least nine people have been killed in a blast at a security checkpoint outside a major Sufi shrine in the Pakistani city of Lahore, according to officials. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:41Published

Pakistan: Explosion near major Sufi shrine in Lahore [Video]Pakistan: Explosion near major Sufi shrine in Lahore

Blast outside the Dara Darbar shrine is believed to have caused several casualties.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:01Published

What To Do After Hotel Check In [Video]What To Do After Hotel Check In

Before you get comfortable there are a few precautions you should take. Here are some things to do after you check in at a hotel.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:55Published

Watch: Puppets teach children religious tolerance in Pakistan [Video]Watch: Puppets teach children religious tolerance in Pakistan

Religious tensions in Pakistan have sparked attacks on churches, Hindu temples and sufi shrines in recent years.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:20Published

Pakistani charity dishes out ostrich as Ramadan treat for poor [Video]Pakistani charity dishes out ostrich as Ramadan treat for poor

A Pakistani charity in the teeming coastal metropolis of Karachi is serving up a rare treat for the city's Muslims ahead of their fast for the holy month of Ramadan - ostrich meat. Rough cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:55Published

How toxic water destroyed Pakistan's Lake Manchar [Video]How toxic water destroyed Pakistan's Lake Manchar

What has turned Pakistan's largest lake into a health hazard?

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:06Published

Rage and rumors hamper Pakistan's war on polio [Video]Rage and rumors hamper Pakistan's war on polio

Over a million Pakistani children miss out on getting vaccinated against polio as false rumors send parents into a panic. The government blames religious hardliners for telling people that the vaccines..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:21Published

Refugees in Karachi struggle without basic rights [Video]Refugees in Karachi struggle without basic rights

A life in limbo, 300,000 migrants and refugees left to languish in Pakistan.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:56Published

Meet Peter Dinklage's Pakistani doppelganger [Video]Meet Peter Dinklage's Pakistani doppelganger

Rozi Khan is a waiter, winding his way through the streets of Rawalpindi with a plate full of flatbread. He also bears an uncanny resemblance to Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage, and wants to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:58Published

Meet Peter Dinklage's Pakistani doppleganger [Video]Meet Peter Dinklage's Pakistani doppleganger

Rozi Khan is a waiter, winding his way through the streets of Rawalpindi with a plate full of flatbread. He also bears an uncanny resemblance to Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage, and wants to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:58Published

China fights fears over Belt and Road [Video]China fights fears over Belt and Road

The Belt and Road initiative championed by Xi Jinping has become mired in controversy, with some partner nations bemoaning the high cost of projects. The country is hosting a summit seeking to allay..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:35Published

Waiting for justice: 1.9 million Pakistan cases pending [Video]Waiting for justice: 1.9 million Pakistan cases pending

Cases in Pakistan can sometimes take years if not longer so the government is setting up a new system of model courts.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:25Published

Transgender Pakistanis allowed to join regional police [Video]Transgender Pakistanis allowed to join regional police

The country's Sindh province will let transgender people to serve as police officers in a move activists say is a huge step for the community.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:46Published

Pakistan and Iran to form rapid reaction force along border area [Video]Pakistan and Iran to form rapid reaction force along border area

Border security topped the agenda for Imran Khan's visit to Tehran as he met President Rouhani and the supreme leader.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:30Published

Gunmen kill bus passengers in Pakistan's Balochistan: Official [Video]Gunmen kill bus passengers in Pakistan's Balochistan: Official

Passengers offloaded from bus travelling from Karachi to Gwadar before being shot dead, local media says.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:05Published

 

England v Pakistan: Chris Woakes takes five wickets as hosts seal 4-0 series win

england v pakistan: chris woakes takes five wickets as hosts seal 4-0 series win
England complete a 4-0 series victory over Pakistan with a 54-run victory at Headingley.
BBC News - Published

England v Pakistan: Adil Rashid dismisses Shoaib Malik with brilliant caught & bowled

england v pakistan: adil rashid dismisses shoaib malik with brilliant caught & bowled
England's Adil Rashid dismisses Pakistan's Shoaib Malik with a "brilliant" return catch during the fifth ODI at Headingley.
BBC News - Published

England v Pakistan: Eoin Morgan breaks roof tile with huge six

england v pakistan: eoin morgan breaks roof tile with huge six
England captain Eoin Morgan breaks a roof tile with a huge six during the fifth and final ODI against Pakistan at Headingley.
BBC News - Published

England v Pakistan: James Vince caught for 33

england v pakistan: james vince caught for 33
Fakhar Zaman takes an easy catch as England's James Vince falls for 33 during the fifth ODI against Pakistan at Headingley.
BBC News - Published

Century against Pakistan was 'emotional' after 'rough morning' - Roy

century against pakistan was 'emotional' after 'rough morning' - roy
England's Jason Roy says his ton against Pakistan was "very emotional" after a "rough morning" in hospital with his daughter.
BBC News - Published

Watch: Roy's England century inspires win over Pakistan

watch: roy's england century inspires win over pakistan
Watch the highlights from Jason Roy's brilliant century as he scores 114 to guide England to a series-clinching victory over Pakistan in the fourth one-day international.
BBC News - Published

England v Pakistan: Jason Roy & Ben Stokes take hosts to series win

england v pakistan: jason roy & ben stokes take hosts to series win
Jason Roy and Ben Stokes star as England complete a series win over Pakistan with a tense victory in fourth one-day international.
BBC News - Published

Roy & Stokes star as England seal series win over Pakistan

roy & stokes star as england seal series win over pakistan
Jason Roy and Ben Stokes star as England complete a series win over Pakistan with a tense victory in fourth one-day international.
BBC News - Published

Nine Islamic State militants killed in southwest Pakistan raid

Pakistani security forces killed nine Islamic State militants during an hours-long raid near Quetta in the restive southwest of the country that has been hit by repeated jihadist attacks this month,..
Reuters - Published

England captain Morgan banned for next ODI for slow over-rate

England captain Eoin Morgan is suspended for the next one-day international for a slow over-rate during the victory over Pakistan on Tuesday.
BBC News - Published

Pakistan opponents of death row Christian's blasphemy acquittal get bail

A Pakistani court on Tuesday granted bail to the leader of a ultra-right Islamist group arrested last year after his supporters shut down cities and threatened judges following the acquittal of a..
Reuters - Published

The Pakistani brides being trafficked to China

Officials say gangs of Chinese criminals are trafficking Pakistani women under the guise of marriage.
BBC News - Published

England v Pakistan: Hosts to play on difficult pitches to prepare for World Cup

england v pakistan: hosts to play on difficult pitches to prepare for world cup
England are likely to play on testing pitches in their final two one-day internationals against Pakistan to plan for the World Cup, says Eoin Morgan.
BBC News - Published

England will practise on difficult pitches before World Cup, says Morgan

england will practise on difficult pitches before world cup, says morgan
England are likely to play on testing pitches in their final two one-day internationals against Pakistan to plan for the World Cup, says Eoin Morgan.
BBC News - Published

Why this US restaurant owner gives out free meals

why this us restaurant owner gives out free meals
Kazi Mannan experienced poverty growing up in Pakistan. Now he wants to help those in need.
BBC News - Published

Bairstow hits century as England beat Pakistan

bairstow hits century as england beat pakistan
Jonny Bairstow hits a sensational century as England coast a chase of 359 to beat Pakistan by six wickets in the third one-day international in Bristol.
BBC News - Published

England v Pakistan: Jonny Bairstow hits century as hosts thrash tourists

england v pakistan: jonny bairstow hits century as hosts thrash tourists
Jonny Bairstow hits a sensational century as England coast a chase of 359 to beat Pakistan by six wickets in the third one-day international in Bristol.
BBC News - Published

England v Pakistan: David Willey takes 'fabulous' return catch to dismiss Shaheen Afridi

england v pakistan: david willey takes 'fabulous' return catch to dismiss shaheen afridi
England's David Willey takes a "fabulous" caught and bowled to dismiss Pakistan's Shaheen Afridi in the third ODI at Bristol.
BBC News - Published

England v Pakistan: Tom Curran removes Imam-ul-Haq for 151

england v pakistan: tom curran removes imam-ul-haq for 151
A "perfectly executed" yorker by England's Tom Curran removes Pakistan's Imam-ul-Haq for 151 in the third ODI at Bristol.
BBC News - Published

Watch: Curran's fantastic footwork runs out Sohail

watch: curran's fantastic footwork runs out sohail
Fantastic footwork from England's Tom Curran runs out Pakistan's Haris Sohail in the third ODI at Bristol.
BBC News - Published

Blast in Pakistani city Quetta kills four police: officials

An improvised bomb rigged to a motorcycle and apparently targeting a police vehicle exploded near a mosque in the western Pakistani city of Quetta on Monday, killing at least four policemen and..
Reuters - Published

Six Chinese entities banned from exporting sensitive U.S. goods

The U.S. Commerce Department said on Monday it banned six Chinese technology entities, one Pakistani firm and five based in the United Arab Emirates from exporting sensitive U.S. technologies and other..
Reuters - Published

Pakistan to get $6bn IMF lifeline to ease economic crisis

pakistan to get $6bn imf lifeline to ease economic crisis
The country has faced a growing economic crisis with dwindling foreign currency reserves.
BBC News - Published

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