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Three Pakistani Soldiers Killed In Balochistan Ambush.

The Pakistani military says three soldiers were killed and eight others were wounded in an ambush in the restive southwestern province of Balochistan.

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Pakistan's Military Says Four Soldiers Killed In Shoot-Out In Northwest.

Pakistan's military says four soldiers and four "terrorists" were killed during a gunfight in the northwestern region of North Waziristan, which borders Afghanistan.


U.S. Revokes Permission For PIA Flights Citing Concern Over Pilot Certifications

By RFE/RLThe U.S. Department of Transportation has revoked permission for Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to conduct special direct flights to the United States because of concerns over Pakistani pilot certifications.The permission was revok...

Amnesty Urges Pakistan To Allow Construction Of Islamabad's First Hindu Temple After Halt.

Amnesty International has urged Pakistan to allow the construction of a Hindu temple in the capital, Islamabad, that was halted amid opposition to the project from religious and political circles.

At Least 20 Sikh Pilgrims Die In Pakistani Train Crash.

At least 20 people have been killed and several others injured after a train hit a van carrying Sikh pilgrims in northeastern Pakistan.

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Pakistan National Airline’s Operations Suspended In EU Over 'Dubious' Pilots.

The European Union Air Safety Agency (EASA) has suspended the authorization for Pakistan’s national flag carrier to operate in Europe for six months, the airline says.

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At least 3 dead after militants attack Pakistan Stock Exchange building.

A separatist militant group from a neighbouring province later claimed responsibility for the attack.

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Pakistan's Stock Exchange Building Under Attack By Militants.

Militants in Pakistan have stormed the stock-exchange building in Karachi, the country's financial hub, according to Pakistani police and local media.


Pakistan pilots’ union denies allegation that licences were obtained by fraud.

The allegations of cheating to obtain pilot licenses in Pakistan come in the wake of the May 22 crash of a PIA Airbus A320 in a residential area near Jinnah International Airport

Pakistan Announces Record Rise In Fuel Prices

Pakistan has announced a record increase in fuel prices.


Pakistan Grounds 262 Pilots Over Fake License Scandal.

Pakistan’s aviation authorities have grounded 262 airline pilots whose flying licenses may be fake or falsified in a widening scandal following a fatal plane crash in Karachi last month. 

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Three Pakistani Police Detained After Torture Video Goes Viral.

hree police officers in northwestern Pakistan have been suspended and placed in custody over the release of a video showing them stripping and beating a man who had criticized them, officials say.

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Pakistan's Khan Under Fire For Calling Osama Bin Laden A 'Martyr'.

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has drawn sharp criticism after he called slain Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden a martyr.

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Pakistan International Airlines To Ground Pilots Over 'Dubious' Licenses.

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) says it will ground nearly 150 of its 426 pilots following a government investigation that found they hold "dubious" pilot licenses.

Human Error Blamed For Pakistan Passenger Plane Crash.

A passenger plane crash that killed 97 people in the port city of Pakistan last month was a result of “human error,” according to the initial investigation into the disaster.

Two Pakistani Journalists Allegedly Tortured By Paramilitary Force For Coronavirus Coverage.

Media rights groups are calling for accountability after two Pakistani journalists accused paramilitary forces of torturing them for their reporting on poor conditions at a coronavirus quarantine center on the Afghan border. 

India To Expel Half Of Pakistani Embassy Staff Over Alleged Spying.

India says it has decided to expel half the staff in Pakistan's Embassy in New Delhi, saying they have been engaged in "acts of espionage" and maintained contacts with "terrorist organizations."

COVID-19: Azerbaijan Reinstates Lockdown; Pakistan Opens Afghan Border Crossing.

A roundup of COVID-19 developments in RFE/RL's broadcast regions.

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