Imran Khan. File photo: UCAN/courtesy of PTI media
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Despite record Covid-19 spike Pakistan lifts lockdown

ISLAMABAD (UCAN): Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, announced an easing of Covid-19 coronavirus (SARS-coV-2) restrictions…

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Tariq Jameel. Photo: UCAN/YouTube screen capture
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Preacher apologises for Covid-19 remark blaming women

KARACHI (UCAN): Pakistan’s widely followed Islamic preacher, Maulana (scholar) Tariq Jameel, tendered an apology over…

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Interfaith unity in Karachi against Covid-19

KARACHI (UCAN): “You can come and set up your camp at the cathedral compound. We…

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Pakistan broadcasts Easter Mass

KARACHI (UCAN): In an unprecedented move, Pakistan’s state-run news channel, PTV, ran a live broadcast…

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Bishop Indrias Rehmat of Faisalabad (second from right), with Father Abid Tanveer, vicar general of Faisalabad, and Aneel Mushtaq (left) at the installation of a hand-washing facility at the entrance to the Cathedral of Ss. Peter and Paul. Photo: UCAN/Aneel Mushtaq
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Pakistan battles Covid-19 and prejudice

LAHORE (UCAN): Pastor Irfan James was passing by a mosque in Shershah Colony in Lahore,…

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