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Islam’s holiest sites emptied by coronavirus crisis as Ramadan begins

The holy month of Ramadan began on Friday with Islam's holiest sites in Saudi Arabia and Jerusalem largely empty of worshippers as the coronavirus...

Pakistani child bride wrongly jailed for murder courts justice

Married as a child and wrongly imprisoned for nearly 20 years over the murder of her husband in Pakistan, Rani Bibi is now free...

Pakistani child bride wrongly jailed for murder courts justice

Married as a child and wrongly imprisoned for nearly 20 years over the murder of her husband in Pakistan, Rani Bibi is now free and...

Zero-carbon water pumps turn Pakistan’s barren mountains green

  S hovel in hand, Naila Shah regularly walks two miles from her home to a newly planted apple orchard, high in the mountains of...

Lakes in Jammu and Kashmir

JAMMU and Kashmir is a region bestowed with beautiful lakes and these waterbodies have much to offer to travellers who come from far and...

High steaks: Cows go from roofs to plates in Pakistan for Eid

Syed Ejaz Hassan's annual ritual in Pakistan’s megacity of Karachi has kicked off, which will see his cows transported from a roof to plates over...

In Pakistan’s northern mountains, plastic bags face the bin

In this district in northern Pakistan flanked by soaring mountain ranges and glaciers, plastic shopping bags are now illegal. In late April, the provincial government banned their...

Puppeteers lead message of tolerance in Pakistan

In the narrow alleys of a poor neighbourhood of the Pakistani city of Karachi, known for drugs, gang wars and low literacy rates, children are...

Pride and pique as Louboutin takes Pakistan chappal global

Famed for luxury red-soled stilettos,French shoe designer Christian Louboutin has taken inspiration for a new sandal from Pakistan's tribal frontier, sparking claims of cultural appropriation...

Villagers ‘living between life and death’ as Pakistan’s glaciers melt

When a glacial lake burst inPakistan's northern Gilgit-Baltistan province in July, Sher Baz watched helplessly as the waters swept away his family home. Residents of...