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'Now I'm independent': the Pakistan beauty salons employing acid attack survivors

A job scheme for women who may otherwise be shunned as outcasts is giving many the opportunity to rebuild their livesMargaret Heera runs her fingers through her customer’s hair. “You must manage time for yourself and your skin,” she says, as she ties the hair into an elaborate knot.The beauty salon in Lahore is busy. Sitting between potted plants on chairs facing full-length mirrors, women are waiting to get their hair cut or styled, for manicures and pedicures. Continue reading...
Tags: World news, South and Central Asia, Pakistan, Global development, Acid Attacks, LAHORE, Heera, Women's rights and gender equality


Leaders of minority Muslim sect accuse 'fanatics' of digging up baby's grave in Bangladesh

Leaders of a minority Muslim sect in Bangladesh on Saturday accused “fanatics” of digging up the body of a baby girl from a cemetery grave just hours after being buried and dumping it by a roadside. The incident, which has sparked outrage on social media, is the latest targeting Ahmadi Muslims who many mainstream Muslims consider “infidels”. The three-day-old girl was buried in a cemetery in Ghatura in the eastern district of Brahmanbaria on Thursday, local Ahmadi leader, S.M. Selim said. “Fanat...
Tags: News, Pakistan, Muslim, Bangladesh, Afp, Ahmadi, Khulna, Ahmadi Muslims, Brahmanbaria, Ahmadi Muslim, Selim, Ghatura, Selim Police, Azad Hazari, Munir Hossain, Bagmara


Facebook takes down misinformation networks linked to Roger Stone, Bazilian President Bolsonaro

Facebook took down four networks that engaged in misinformation in the US, Brazil, Ukraine, and Latin and Central Americas, including a network linked to Trump aide Roger Stone and another linked to Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Except for the network that targeted people in Latin and Central Americas, all the other three networks targeted domestic audiences. Two of the four networks used advertising/PR firms, while the American and Brazilian networks were linked to people associated with ...
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Facebook takes down misinformation networks linked to Roger Stone, Brazilian President Bolsonaro

Facebook took down four networks that engaged in misinformation in the US, Brazil, Ukraine, and Latin and Central Americas, including a network linked to Trump aide Roger Stone and another linked to Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Except for the network that targeted people in Latin and Central Americas, all the other three networks targeted domestic audiences. Two of the four networks used advertising/PR firms, while the American and Brazilian networks were linked to people associated with ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Florida, News, Instagram, India, US, Ukraine, Canada, Egypt, Nato, Pakistan, Chile, Middle East, Crimea, Brazil


Islamic activists halt construction of first Hindu temple in Islamabad

Amnesty International urges Pakistan to continue with Shri Krishna temple, criticising ‘unconscionable act of bigotry’The controversial construction of the first Hindu temple in Pakistan’s capital has been halted after it was challenged in the courts by religious opponents.The Shri Krishna temple in Islamabad is due to occupy a 1,860 sq metre (20,000 sq ft) complex in Pakistan’s capital and will include a Hindu crematorium and a community hall for the city’s minority Hindu residents and visitors...
Tags: Religion, World news, South and Central Asia, Pakistan, Islam, Amnesty International, Hinduism, Islamabad, Shri Krishna


Former India navy officer refuses to appeal spying death sentence

A former Indian naval officer on death row in Pakistan for alleged spying has refused to lodge an appeal against his conviction, an official said Wednesday, and will try for a military pardon instead. Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav was arrested in 2016 in Pakistan's restive southwestern province of Balochistan -- a region where Islamabad has long accused New Delhi of backing separatist rebels.
Tags: News, India, Pakistan, New Delhi, Islamabad, Balochistan, Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav


Pakistani carrier fires 28 pilots over fake licenses scandal

Pakistan's national carrier is firing 28 pilots found to have tainted licenses, the company's spokesman said Wednesday, the latest chapter in a scandal that emerged in the wake of the Airbus A320 crash in Karachi in May. An inquiry into the May 22 crash that killed 97 people on board resulted in the stunning revelation that 260 of 860 pilots in Pakistan had cheated on their pilots exams, but were still given licences by the Civil Aviation Authority. The government later fired five officials of...
Tags: News, Pakistan, Civil Aviation Authority, KARACHI


Pakistan's health minister tests positive for COVID-19

Pakistan's health minister on Monday said he had tested positive for COVID-19, the latest senior figure to contract the novel coronavirus in a country where rising cases are putting pressure on the health system. Pakistan has so far confirmed more than 229,831 cases with 4,762 deaths, according to government figures. A number of high level officials have tested positive in Pakistan, including Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi who announced he had the virus on Friday, just days after meetin...
Tags: News, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Shah Mehmood Qureshi


England confirm clashes with Ireland and Pakistan

The games will be played in Southampton and Manchester.
Tags: England, News, Sports, Ireland, Southampton, Pakistan


England v Pakistan and Ireland: Rescheduled series confirmed

England will host Pakistan in a three-Test series starting on 5 August, after three one-day internationals against Ireland.
Tags: England, News, Ireland, Pakistan


England confirm Pakistan Tests and Ireland ODIs

England will host Pakistan in a three-Test series starting on 5 August, after three one-day internationals against Ireland.
Tags: England, News, Ireland, Pakistan


Cardiff loses England T20 game with Pakistan to Manchester

The ECB confirms that Cardiff will miss out on hosting the scheduled England-Pakistan T20 fixture in August.
Tags: England, News, Pakistan, Manchester, Cardiff, Ecb, England Pakistan


Roadblocks seal off neighbouhoods in Pakistan's 'smart lockdowns' as Imran Khan switches tactics again

Mohammad Alim Khan ducked under a cordon and stepped out of his sealed neighbourhood into temporary freedom, after managing to persuade a policeman his errand was a legitimate emergency. For the past three days the security guard had found himself locked down and hemmed in by roadblocks after streets around his home near Mohammadi Chowk were declared a coronavirus hotspot. Dozens of such locales have been declared sealed across Pakistan in recent weeks as the world's sixth most populous coun...
Tags: News, Pakistan, Imran Khan, Khan, Sunday Telegraph, Security Guard, Mohammad Alim Khan, Mohammadi Chowk


The Latest: Hot-spot Arizona reaches ICU capacity of 91%

PHOENIX — Arizona has reached new peaks in hospitalizations and emergency room visits, indicating the state is only intensifying as a coronavirus hot spot.State health officials say the capacity of hospital intensive care units is at an all-time high of 91%.The number of people hospitalized Thursday due to a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19 was 3,013, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. It’s the first time reaching 3,000.People who went to the ER because of COVID-19 sy...
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Only Verified Intelligence? A Look At Presidents’ Briefings

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump was never briefed on intelligence that Russia had put a bounty on U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan because there wasn’t corroborating evidence. But former intelligence officials say presidents are routinely informed about intelligence even when it’s not definitively confirmed. Intelligence that may be on shaky ground today may foreshadow tomorrow’s calamity. Some questions and answers about how presidents are briefed on intelligence, what...
Tags: Isis, News, Obama, Washington, Osama Bin Laden, White House, Russia, America, Barack Obama, Ap, Afghanistan, Taliban, Pakistan, Pentagon, Cia, Bolton


19 Sikh pilgrims killed in Pakistan when train collides with van

At least 19 pilgrims of Pakistan's minority Sikh community were killed when a train collided with a passenger van in eastern Pakistan on Friday, officials said. According to police, the dead, which include two children, were all residents of the western Pakistani city of Peshawar, home to most of Pakistan's nearly 40,000 Sikhs. The accident occurred at an unmanned Railway crossing close to the city of Sheikhupura in Pakistan's largest province, Punjab, Pakistan Railways public r...
Tags: News, Pakistan, Peshawar, Punjab Pakistan, Sheikhupura, Quratulain


Sikh pilgrims in deadly Pakistan train crash

At least 19 die as an express train hits a van carrying the pilgrims near the city of Lahore.
Tags: News, Pakistan


Sky is the limit for Pakistan's metal artist

He trained in electrical engineering, but Nasim Yousufzai's life is about metal sculptures and creations.
Tags: News, Pakistan, Nasim Yousufzai


Looking for My Ancient Religion in Uzbekistan

Still, I was in search of something more, something concrete, something material Article by Meher Mirza | Catapult.Co Last October, I walked on the trail of emperors. Like most ogle-eyed tourists, I ping-ponged my way through different cities in Uzbekistan: Samarkand, Bokhara, Khiva, Nukus, Urgench, Margilon, Tashkent, Termez, Andijan, and Kokhand. Unlike most tourists, though, I was here to quench my curiosity for a long-vanquished empire—Uzbekistan is amongst the richest source of Zoroastrian ...
Tags: News, Life, India, Iran, Afghanistan, Egypt, Pakistan, Macedonia, Islam, Romania, Bulgaria, Libya, Uzbekistan, Mumbai, Samarkand, Gujarat


UAE seeks to verify credentials of Pakistani pilots in its airlines

The United Arab Emirates is seeking to verify the credentials of Pakistani pilots and engineers employed in its airlines, as global concern mounts after the South Asian government grounded 262 pilots for holding "dubious" qualifications. Pakistan grounded the pilots on June 26 on suspicion that they allegedly falsified their examinations to qualify for flying aircraft. In a letter to Pakistani aviation authorities, the Director General of the UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority Saif Mohamme...
Tags: News, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, Uae, General Civil Aviation Authority, Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi


Coronavirus Australia update: Victoria reports 73 new Covid-19 cases as NSW announces $11,000 fines – live news

Residents of 10 postcodes in Melbourne’s north and west have been ordered to stay home from midnight tonight. Follow liveInside Melbourne’s hotspot suburbsEverything we know about Victoria’s clustersFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 3.24am BST Associate Professor Barbara Mintzes from The University of Sydney Charles Perkins Centre and School of Pharmacy said if remdesivir does prove effective in treating Covid-19, th...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, US, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Pakistan, Coalition, Australian politics, Netherlands, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria


EU bans Pakistan national airline flights over pilot exam cheats

PIA will not be able to fly into the EU for at least six months because of doubts over validity of pilot licencesThe European Union’s aviation safety agency announced today that Pakistan’s national airline would not be allowed to fly into Europe for at least six months after the country’s aviation minister revealed that nearly a third of Pakistani pilots had cheated during their pilot’s exams.Pakistan International Airlines spokesman Abdullah Hafeez said PIA had not been flying to Europe because...
Tags: Europe, Business, Milan, Eu, European Union, World news, South and Central Asia, Pakistan, Airline Industry, Exams, Flights, PIA, Pakistan International Airlines, Abdullah Hafeez, Oslo Copenhagen Paris Barcelona


Muslim Americans assert solidarity with Black Lives Matter, finding unity within a diverse faith group

The killing of George Floyd took place at the doorstep of Muslim America.He was killed in front of Cup Foods, a store owned by an Arab American Muslim, whose teenage employee – also a Muslim – had earlier reported to police that Floyd tried to use a counterfeit $20 bill to buy cigarettes.Muslim American businesses are common in lower-income areas, such as the part of Minneapolis where Floyd died after a police officer knelt on his neck. And as the writer Moustafa Bayoumi has noted, this puts sto...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, News, Minneapolis, US, Denver Nuggets, NFL, Colin Kaepernick, America, Los Angeles, United States, Pakistan, Islam, Nba, West Africa


Pakistan Stock Exchange Attack in Karachi Leaves Several Dead

Police and paramilitary forces surrounded the exchange in Karachi during an hourlong firefight in which at least three security officers and four attackers were killed.
Tags: News, Pakistan, Terrorism, Murders, KARACHI, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Karachi (Pakistan


Multiple fatalities after attack on Pakistan's largest stock exchange

At least five people have died after shots were fired at the Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi, according to rescue officials on Monday.
Tags: News, Pakistan, Stories, KARACHI, Pakistan Stock Exchange


Another Young Leader Taken. Afghans Ask: How Many More?

Fatima ‘Natasha’ Khalil, 24, was a human rights worker shaped by two decades of struggle. She joins a painfully long list of young Afghans who died trying to help their country.
Tags: News, Afghanistan, Taliban, Pakistan, Terrorism, United Nations, Maya, Khalil, Angelou, Women and Girls, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Civilian Casualties, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Afghanistan War (2001-, Fatima ` Natasha


5 things to know for June 29: Coronavirus, Russia, police reform, Facebook, Pakistan

Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day.
Tags: Russia, Cnn, Pakistan


Pakistan attack: Deadly raid on stock exchange in Karachi

Four armed men storm the financial hub in Karachi, killing three people before being shot dead.
Tags: News, Pakistan, KARACHI


PIA, Pakistan's national airline, has grounded a third of its pilots for having fake licenses

Pakistan's national carrier has grounded almost a third of its pilots after a government investigation revealed that hundreds across the country had fake licenses and were not qualified to fly.
Tags: Cnn, Pakistan


Pakistan's national airline has grounded a third of its pilots for having fake licenses

Pakistan's national carrier has grounded almost a third of its pilots after a government investigation revealed that hundreds across the country had fake licenses and were not qualified to fly.
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