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Pakistan Covid cases

Pakistan’s daily Covid caseload surges to 4,000 amid Omicron wave

Pakistan logged more than 4,000 Covid-19 cases for the second straight day, as the Omicron variant of the virus continues to push infection rates across the country amid...

Covid Omicron

Why you should still try to avoid catching Omicron

A fast-spreading Omicron variant that causes milder illness compared with previous versions of the coronavirus has fueled the view that COVID-19 poses less of a risk...

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Rape case: Cricketer Yasir Shah out of police radar for now

Test cricketer Yasir Shah is no longer a suspect in the alleged rape case of a 14-year-old girl as the victim has retracted her statement, saying the cricketer’s...

Pakistani Omicron

Pakistan insists no lockdown will be imposed as Omicron cases surge

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said on Jan 11 Pakistan would not undergo another lockdown and dismissed reports of schools’ closure amid...

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UAE threatens jail for mocking anti-Covid measures

The United Arab Emirates has threatened to jail people who make fun of its anti-Covid measures after mocking photos and videos appeared online. Federal prosecutors said...

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WATCH: Horrific moment of rock face collapsing on boaters in Brazil captured on video

At least seven people died and nine were seriously injured when a wall of rock collapsed on top of motor boats below a waterfall in southeastern Brazil on Saturday, the...

Omicron

Rapid nose swab tests for Covid may not detect Omicron quickly enough

Story by Reuters Swabbing the nose with a rapid antigen test will not reliably detect the Omicron variant in the first few days of an infection, so manufacturers should...

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Omicron threat: Sindh plans door-to-door vaccination for women

The Sindh government has decided to launch a door-to-door coronavirus vaccination campaign for women amid rising cases of the Omicron variant in Karachi and other major...

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Taliban in Afghanistan order shop owners to behead mannequins

Story by AFP The Taliban have ordered shop owners in western Afghanistan to cut off the heads of mannequins, insisting the human figures “violate” Islamic...

Sarfaraz Ahmed

Many people will have issues if I break my silence, warns ex-captain Sarfaraz

Former captain Sarfraz Ahmed has warned former selector Tauseef Ahmed to refrain from throwing rubble on him for not including Fawad Alam in the team. “I was the...