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Pakistan struggles to meet demand for protective gear as cases cross 4,000; doctors arrested for protesting against shortage
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Pakistan struggles to meet demand for protective gear as cases cross 4,000; doctors arrested for protesting against shortage

Pakistan has extended partial lockdown till April 14 and constantly asking people to stay indoors and follow social distancing.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Pakistan Army steps in to battle COVID-19 but imposes information blockade to hide lack of preparedness, high casualties
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Pakistan Army steps in to battle COVID-19 but imposes information blockade to hide lack of preparedness, high casualties

As numbers climbed, Prime Minister Khan continued to oppose a complete lockdown, on the grounds that the poor would suffer.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan hosts Antonio Guterres, tells UN chief to honour Kashmir's right to 'self-determination'
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Pakistan PM Imran Khan hosts Antonio Guterres, tells UN chief to honour Kashmir's right to 'self-determination'

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday urged the UN to fulfil its commitments with the people of Kashmir and help them achieve right of self-determination as he met chief of the global body Antonio Guterres in Islamabad

Antonio Guterres arrives in Pakistan; UN chief to attend conference on Afghan refugees, hold talks with Arif Alvi, Imran Khan, Shah Mahmood Qureshi
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Antonio Guterres arrives in Pakistan; UN chief to attend conference on Afghan refugees, hold talks with Arif Alvi, Imran Khan, Shah Mahmood Qureshi

UN chief Antonio Guterres will speak at the international conference on '40 Years of Hosting Afghan Refugees in Pakistan'

Antonio Guterres to visit Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib on 19 Feb during Pakistan visit, will hold meetings with Imran Khan, Shah Mahmood Qureshi
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Antonio Guterres to visit Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib on 19 Feb during Pakistan visit, will hold meetings with Imran Khan, Shah Mahmood Qureshi

UN Secretary-General will arrive in Islamabad on Sunday and will hold meetings with Imran Khan and Shah Mahmood Qureshi

Pakistan vulnerable to another coup after SC hold on General Qamar Javed Bajwa's extension puts army in direct confrontation with Imran Khan
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Pakistan vulnerable to another coup after SC hold on General Qamar Javed Bajwa's extension puts army in direct confrontation with Imran Khan

There is the someone who moved the Peshawar High Court against the extension of the General on the grounds that he is a Qadiani.

Imran Khan calls Kashmir Pakistan's jugular vein, says altering special status will pose security challenge
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Imran Khan calls Kashmir Pakistan's jugular vein, says altering special status will pose security challenge

Kashmir is Pakistan's 'jugular vein' and India's decision to alter its special status poses challenges to the country's security and integrity, said Imran Khan.

Pakistan holds Joint Session of Parliament to discuss future course of action after India scraps Section 370 that gave J&K special status
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Pakistan holds Joint Session of Parliament to discuss future course of action after India scraps Section 370 that gave J&K special status

Amid ruckus by Opposition lawmakers, Pakistan held joint session of its Parliament to discuss future course of action after India revoked Section 370. The joint session of upper and lower houses was summoned by President Arif Alvi.

Article 370 revoked: Roundup of Pakistan media, political and military reactions to Indian govt's move
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Article 370 revoked: Roundup of Pakistan media, political and military reactions to Indian govt's move

Pakistani's foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan would request and appeal to the United Nations, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, friendly countries and human rights organisations not to remain silent on this issue.

United States to evaluate Pakistan's bailout request from IMF on merit, says state department
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United States to evaluate Pakistan's bailout request from IMF on merit, says state department

The US will evaluate on merit a bailout package sought by Pakistan from the International Monetary Fund, the state department said Thursday.

Pakistan's proposed bailout by IMF offers India, US strategic opportunity to reign in ISI and army
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Pakistan's proposed bailout by IMF offers India, US strategic opportunity to reign in ISI and army

This is an opportunity to read the riot act to the Pakistan Army and the delinquent intelligence service ISI

Pakistan government plans to renegotiate agreements reached under China's Belt and Road Initiative: Report
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Pakistan government plans to renegotiate agreements reached under China's Belt and Road Initiative: Report

Imran, who was elected on a platform of anti-corruption and transparency, in the past had criticised jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif for the lack of transparency and corruption in the CPEC projects

US congratulates Arif Alvi, says its looks forward to working with Pakistan president on advancing regional peace, stability
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US congratulates Arif Alvi, says its looks forward to working with Pakistan president on advancing regional peace, stability

The US Sunday congratulated new Pakistan President Arif Alvi and said it was looking towards working with him to advance their shared interests such as regional peace, stability and prosperity.

Arif Alvi takes oath as Pakistan's 13th president; Imran Khan, Qamar Javed Bajwa attend swearing-in ceremony
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Arif Alvi takes oath as Pakistan's 13th president; Imran Khan, Qamar Javed Bajwa attend swearing-in ceremony

Arif Alvi, a close ally of Prime Minister Imran Khan and one of the founding members of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, was sworn in as Pakistan's new president.

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi visits Pakistan, reaffirms 'all-weather' partnership; says CPEC increased economic growth
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Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi visits Pakistan, reaffirms 'all-weather' partnership; says CPEC increased economic growth

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi on Saturday rejected concerns that China was burdening Pakistan with debt through its investments in the $50 billion CPEC.

China, Pakistan should support each other 'more staunchly' in current circumstances, Xi Jinping tells Arif Alvi
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China, Pakistan should support each other 'more staunchly' in current circumstances, Xi Jinping tells Arif Alvi

This was China's president Xi Jinping's message to Arif Alvi after he was officially declared the 13th President of Pakistan by the Election Commission.

Pakistan's new president Dr Arif Alvi is son of Nehru's dentist, was shot at during protests against military dictator Ayub Khan
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Pakistan's new president Dr Arif Alvi is son of Nehru's dentist, was shot at during protests against military dictator Ayub Khan

Pakistan's newly elected President Dr Arif Alvi shares an interesting connection with India as his father was a dentist to India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, according to the short biography of the president on the website of his Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party

Arif Alvi, Imran Khan's close ally and PTI founding member, elected 13th President of Pakistan
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Arif Alvi, Imran Khan's close ally and PTI founding member, elected 13th President of Pakistan

Of the 430 votes cast via a secret ballot in the National Assembly and Senate, Alvi received 212 votes, Rehman bagged 131 and Ahsan garnered 81; six votes were rejected,

Pakistan presidential election to be held tomorrow: PTI's Arif Alvi front runner in absence of joint Oppn candidate
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Pakistan presidential election to be held tomorrow: PTI's Arif Alvi front runner in absence of joint Oppn candidate

Apart from Arif Alvi, the Pakistan Peoples Party's Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan and Jamiat-e-Ulema (F) chief Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman are also in the race. The joint Opposition was to field a single candidate to give Alvi a tough time but failed to do so.

Pakistan presidential election: PPP, PML-N may field joint candidate for poll, final list to be announced on 30 August
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Pakistan presidential election: PPP, PML-N may field joint candidate for poll, final list to be announced on 30 August

The Pakistan presidential election is scheduled to take place on 4 September. Incumbent Pakistan president Mamnoon Hussain's five-year term is due to end on 9 September.