Number of critical Covid patients increasing at 'alarming rate' in Karachi

Health official collect swab samples from teachers to test for the coronavirus at a government school in Karachi, Pakistan, on September 14, 2020. (AFP/File)
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Updated 28 July 2021

Number of critical Covid patients increasing at 'alarming rate' in Karachi

July 28: The Express Tribune reported that the number of critical Covid-19 patients in Karachi has reached an alarming level, it was revealed in a meeting of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) held in Islamabad.

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Inclusive govt: Imran opens talks with Taliban

Updated 20 September 2021

Inclusive govt: Imran opens talks with Taliban

September 20: The News reported that Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday said he had initiated dialogue with Taliban for formation of an inclusive government in Afghanistan, representing multiple ethnic groups.

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Pakistan to call for preventing Afghanistan’s economic collapse at UN

Updated 20 September 2021

Pakistan to call for preventing Afghanistan’s economic collapse at UN

September 20: Dawn reported that Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi arrives in New York on Monday (today) for the 76 session of the UN General Assembly during which Pakistan will join the United Nations in urging the world to prevent an economic collapse in Afghanistan.

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NZ Cricket insists 'close' relationship with Pakistan can continue after standing by call to abandon tour

Updated 20 September 2021

NZ Cricket insists 'close' relationship with Pakistan can continue after standing by call to abandon tour

September 20: Stuff reported that there was no hiding the relief from New Zealand Cricket (NZC) officials once the Black Caps arrived safely in Dubai following the abandoned tour of Pakistan.

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German diplomat thanks Pakistan for aiding Afghans

Updated 20 September 2021

German diplomat thanks Pakistan for aiding Afghans

September 20: Deutsch Welle reported that the German ambassador to Pakistan, Bernhard Schlagheck, said on Saturday that he was confident about the constructive role the South Asian nation would play in supporting the peace and prosperity of its neighbor Afghanistan. 

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Pakistan delivers 13 trucks with edibles to Afghanistan

Updated 20 September 2021

Pakistan delivers 13 trucks with edibles to Afghanistan

September 20: Pajhwok reported that Pakistan sent 13 truckloads of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan through the border crossing at Torkham, authorities said on Sunday.

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