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CDC is hopeful weather will suppress coronavirus, others unsure of weather's role

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) on Thursday confirmed the 15th case of novel coronavirus in the United States after a Chinese evacuee was flown to Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. The 14th U.S. case of COVID-19, the official name for the strain of novel coronavirus that has infected tens of thousands mostly in China, was confirmed on Wednesday night.The death toll for the virus reached more than 1,300 total fatalities as of Thursday morning, the vast majority of which have occurred i...
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They’re doing it wrong

Lawyers in suits and ties ransacked the Punjab Institute of Cardiology in Lahore, Pakistan, “beating up staff and smashing equipment…. The lawyers had been protesting over the alleged mistreatment of some of their colleagues by hospital staff last month. But the final trigger for the violence appears to have been a video posted on social media by a doctor on Tuesday night in which he poked fun at the lawyers.” Three patients died during the riot as medical staff could not care for them. [BBC] ...
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Bbc, Hospitals, Don't, LAHORE Pakistan, Punjab Institute of Cardiology


Sold to China as a Bride, She Came Home to Pakistan on the Brink of Death

(MAZAIKEWALE, Pakistan) — Sold by her family as a bride to a Chinese man, Samiya David spent only two months in China. When she returned to Pakistan, the once robust woman was nearly unrecognizable: malnourished, too weak to walk, her speech confused and disjointed. “Don’t ask me about what happened to me there” was her only reply to her family’s questions, her cousin Pervaiz Masih said. Within just a few weeks, she was dead. David’s mysterious death adds to a growing body of evidence of mi...
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Rights group draws attention to heavy smog in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Tens of thousands of people in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore are at risk of respiratory disease because of poor air quality related to thick smog hanging over the region, an international rights group said Friday. Amnesty International called for “urgent action” for residents of Lahore in a bid to mobilize […]
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Convicted ex-PM Sharif leaves Pakistan for medical treatment in London

LAHORE, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif left Pakistan on Tuesday in an air ambulance to seek medical treatment in London, his party said, a month after the three-time premier was released on bail from a seven-year prison sentence for corruption. Sharif, 69, was accompanied by his younger brother and personal physician, leaders of his Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) Party said. Despite the convictions for corruption, Sharif remains popular among many Pakistanis,...
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Ex-PM Sharif leaves Pakistan for medical treatment in London

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s ailing former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was convicted of corruption, left the country on Tuesday to travel to London for medical treatment. Sharif departed on a special plane from the city of Lahore, after a court granted him permission to leave for four weeks abroad for medical treatment. His […]
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Pakistan grants daughter of ailing ex-prime minister bail

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court has freed on bail the daughter of Pakistan’s ailing former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was similarly released last week from custody for medical reasons. Monday’s court decision ordered Maryam Nawaz, who has been charged with money laundering, to surrender her passport and deposit bail equivalent to $450,000, […]
Tags: News, Nation, Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, LAHORE Pakistan, Nation & World, Maryam Nawaz


Pakistan ex-PM Sharif, moved from jail, stays in hospital

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s ailing former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, who was jailed on money-laundering and corruption charges, has remained in a government hospital where he was taken last week after suffering a heart attack. Maryam Aurangzeb, a spokesman for the ex-premier’s Muslim League party, says Sunday that Sharif’s health condition won’t allow for […]
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Pakistan court frees ex-PM Sharif for medical treatment

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — The family of Pakistan’s convicted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says a court in the eastern city of Lahore has ordered his release on bail so he can seek medical treatment. Friday’s decision was announced by the Lahore High Court after hearing a petition from Sharif’s brother, Shahbaz Sharif. Nawaz Sharif […]
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UK’s Prince William, Kate see Pakistani cultural hub Lahore

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate are touring Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore, where they will visit a cancer hospital previously visited by William’s mother, the late Princess Diana. The hospital was started by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, whose first wife Jemima Goldsmith was a friend of the late […]
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Pakistan launches another case against convicted ex-PM

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s anti-graft tribunal has ordered that convicted ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif be questioned on money laundering allegations over the next two weeks. It’s yet another corruption case against Sharif, who is serving a seven-year sentence for corruption. He’s appealing that sentence. His political party, now in opposition in parliament, says the […]
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Sri Lanka wins toss, elects to bat in T20 against Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat in the second Twenty20 against Pakistan on Monday. A relatively inexperienced Sri Lanka squad, touring Pakistan without several of its key players, leads the three-match series 1-0 after upsetting top-ranked Pakistan by 64 runs on Saturday. Pakistan made two changes to its […]
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Slowly Slowly What's Urdu for that...Lahore Pakistan

LahoreDay 3Wake up to another visa request for more information resend all the documents again. I am confounded as to what information is required they have every single document I had originally submitted and there is no one to ask about the s
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Slowly Slowly What's Urdu for that...Lahore Pakistan

LahoreDays 1 2Perth to Lahore via Bangkok.Cost AUD 652Uneventful flights 18 hours door to door. Note to Thai Airways when did you get rid of your air vents We could possibly have deflected the trillion airborne virus the g
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Police in Pakistan torture Christian man to death

Pakistan (MNN) – Open Doors USA confirms the unsettling circumstances surrounding the torture and death of a 28-year old gardener in Pakistan. Police took Amir Masih into custody on August 28. Three days later, says Isaac Six of Open Doors USA, he was dead. "What's shocking and brutal about this is that it was carried out by the authorities and that it was done so blatantly. The family was able to pick up Mr. Masih after he'd been tortured for days. He was alive for a few hours to tell his s...
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Pakistani court grants month’s bail to 2 radical clerics

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A defense lawyer says a Pakistani court has granted a month’s release on bail to two clerics, leaders of a radical party behind widespread protests last year against the acquittal of a Christian woman in a blasphemy case. Afrasiab Khan says the Lahore High Court on Tuesday ordered that Khadim Hussain […]
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Lahore explosion: At least six dead in blast near Sufi shrine

At least six people are dead after a suicide blast targeted police posted outside the Data Darbar shrine in Lahore, Pakistan, officials told CNN.
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FMI church attacked in Lahore, Pakistan

Pakistan (MNN) – On Sunday an FMI church was attacked during its worship service in Lahore, Pakistan. At Pastor Asad’s church, 100 people were gathered when 12 men attempted to illegally seize the church property. “They wanted to use sheer force to say we are now occupying this land and it is ours. It was intended to instill a lot of fear and traumatize the congregation,” Bruce Allen with FMI says. Preparation Brought Prevention However, this story is a double-edged sword. On one side i...
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At least six dead in blast near Sufi shrine

At least six people are dead after a suicide blast targeted police posted outside the Data Darbar shrine in Lahore, Pakistan, officials told CNN.
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Lahore explosion: At least six dead in blast near Sufi shrine

At least six people are dead after a suicide blast targeted police posted outside the Data Darbar shrine in Lahore, Pakistan, officials told CNN.
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Bomb targeting Pakistani police at shrine kills 4 in Lahore

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A powerful bomb exploded near security forces guarding a famous Sufi shrine in the eastern city of Lahore on Wednesday, killing at least four people and wounding 20 others, police said. City police chief Ghazanfar Ali said police officers were the apparent target of bombing outside the shrine which is known […]
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Pakistani police say a bomb targeting security forces guarding Sufi shrine in city of Lahore kills 4, wounds several

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say a bomb targeting security forces guarding Sufi shrine in city of Lahore kills 4, wounds several.
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Mission Network News (Wed, 08 May 2019 - 4.5 min)

Today's Headlines FMI church attacked in Lahore, Pakistan News headlines become daily reminders for believers This June, help reach the unreached
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Pakistan’s ex-PM Sharif heads to jail after bail expires

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is heading back to prison after six weeks out on bail to receive medical treatment ended. Sharif left his home in Lahore on Tuesday in a convoy of supporters to return to a prison in his hometown. Sharif, who served as the country’s premier three […]
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Pakistani Women Rise Against Patriarchy

After an exuberant march, they faced a vicious backlash. But at last their status has become part of the national conversation.
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Zoroastrian ‘fire temple’ opens in Houston

On a typical-looking stretch of southwest Houston — down the street from Kwik Kar Lube and Storage Choice, across from a privacy fence hiding cookie-cutter McMansions — a Zoroastrian fire temple opened last week: a brand-new, sparkling-white place where priests from one of the world’s oldest religions tend a holy flame. By Lisa Gray, www.houstonchronicle.com Priest Zerkxis Bhandara tends a fire at Houston’s new Atash Kadeh. Zerkxis Bhandara, a Zoroastrian priest, stands at the san...
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Pakistan anti-graft court indicts opposition leader, his son

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani anti-graft tribunal has indicted opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif on charges he misused his authority to benefit his family’s factory while he was chief minister in the eastern Punjab province. His son Hamza Shahbaz was also indicted during Tuesday’s brief court hearing in Lahore, the capital of Punjab province. The […]
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Pakistan hands over 100 Indian fishermen in goodwill gesture

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani authorities have handed over 100 detained Indian fishermen to their country’s officials at the Wahga border crossing. This is the first batch of a total 360 fishermen set for release this month. The transfer on Monday comes as a goodwill gesture aiming to defuse tensions between the two nuclear-armed South […]
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Pakistani police: Road accident kills 6 schoolgirls, driver

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say a bus has hit a rickshaw killing six schoolgirls and driver in the eastern Bhakkar district. Senior officer Shahista Nadeem says one girl was also critically injured in the accident Saturday. The official says the girls were returning home from their first-year high school exams when the bus […]
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