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Karachi: Metropolis in Sindh, Pakistan
Karachi is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh. It is the largest city in Pakistan and seventh largest city proper in the world. Ranked as a beta-global city, the city is Pakistan's premier industrial and financial centre, with an estimated GDP of $114 billion (PPP) as of 2014. Karachi is Pakistan's most cosmopolitan city, its most linguistically, ethnically, and religiously diverse city, as well as one of Pakistan's most secular and socially liberal cities. With its location on the Arabian Sea, Karachi serves as a transport hub, and is home to Pakistan's two largest seaports, the Port of Karachi and Port Bin Qasim, as well as Pakistan's busiest airport, Jinnah International Airport.

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Had detailed discussion with top cops: Maharashtra Home Minister on bomb threats [Video]

Had detailed discussion with top cops: Maharashtra Home Minister on bomb threats

The administration of Hotel Taj received threat call on June 29. The call was made from Karachi and the caller threatened to blow up the hotels. While speaking to media in Mumbai, the Home Minister of..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:31Published
Security tightens outside Mumbai's Taj Hotel after receiving threat call from Pakistan [Video]

Security tightens outside Mumbai's Taj Hotel after receiving threat call from Pakistan

Security tightened outside Taj Hotel and nearby areas on June 30. The step was taken after the hotel administration received a threat call on June 29. The call was made from Karachi and the caller..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:13Published
Pakistan: 4 killed in attack on Karachi stock exchange [Video]

Pakistan: 4 killed in attack on Karachi stock exchange

Security officials kill gunmen who stormed the building in Pakistan's commercial capital.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:05Published
Gunmen attack Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi, several killed including assailants [Video]

Gunmen attack Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi, several killed including assailants

Gunmen attack Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi, several killed including assailants

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At least three dead after gunmen attack Karachi stock exchange [Video]

At least three dead after gunmen attack Karachi stock exchange

Police officers have been examining the scene of the Pakistan Stock Exchange, after gunmen opened fire on the financial centre killing at least three people.Among the dead are two guards and a..

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4 terrorists who attacked Pakistan Stock Exchange killed by security forces in Karachi [Video]

4 terrorists who attacked Pakistan Stock Exchange killed by security forces in Karachi

As per Pakistan media, around four terrorists who attacked Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi were killed by security forces. They stormed the Pakistan Stock Exchange building on June 29 and opened..

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Gunmen attack Pakistani stock exchange in Karachi, six killed - police [Video]

Gunmen attack Pakistani stock exchange in Karachi, six killed - police

The gunmen attacked the building, which is in a high security zone that also houses the head offices of many private banks, with grenades and guns, said Ghulam Nabi Memon, chief of police in Pakistan's..

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Gunmen attack Karachi stock exchange building in Pakistan [Video]

Gunmen attack Karachi stock exchange building in Pakistan

Official says gunmen have attacked stock exchange building in the country's financial hub and four assailants killed.

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Gulp! A Third Of Pakistan's Commercial Pilots Have Fake Licenses [Video]

Gulp! A Third Of Pakistan's Commercial Pilots Have Fake Licenses

Pakistan's aviation minister says more than 30% of commercial airline pilots in Pakistan have fake licenses. The revelation came in a new report blaming pilot error for a crash in May that killed 97..

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Watch: Pakistan's Karachi witnesses solar eclipse [Video]

Watch: Pakistan's Karachi witnesses solar eclipse

Solar eclipse was seen in Karachi of Pakistan on June 21. According to Pakistan Meteorological Department, the solar eclipse began at 8:46 am local time and will end by 2:34pm with the greatest eclipse..

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Bangladeshi national reaches Attari-Wagah border to save his love story [Video]

Bangladeshi national reaches Attari-Wagah border to save his love story

BSF arrested a Bangladeshi national at Attari-Wagah Border's CP Gate on June 01. Amid lockdown, people are travelling back to their hometowns while Abdullah travelled from Kolkata to Amritsar and..

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Voice recorder recovered from Pakistan air disaster [Video]

Voice recorder recovered from Pakistan air disaster

Search teams on Thursday recovered the cockpit voice recorder from the wreckage of a Pakistani airliner that crashed last week, a spokesman for the airline said. Emer McCarthy reports.

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Eid al-Fitr 2020 in Mecca, Karachi and Tehran [Video]

Eid al-Fitr 2020 in Mecca, Karachi and Tehran

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Many dead in Pakistan as PIA plane plunges into Karachi houses [Video]

Many dead in Pakistan as PIA plane plunges into Karachi houses

PIA plane crashes close to airport, killing 97 people. Authorities have identified 19 bodies.

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Dozens killed in Pakistan passenger plane crash [Video]

Dozens killed in Pakistan passenger plane crash

Airbus A320 carrying nearly 100 people from Lahore crashes in Karachi's residential area, killing at least 30 people.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:33Published
Pakistani Airliner Carrying 99 Crashes [Video]

Pakistani Airliner Carrying 99 Crashes

KARACHI (Reuters) - A Pakistan International Airlines Airbus jet with 99 people on board crashed into residential buildings in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Friday afternoon while approaching the..

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Rescue work underway after deadly Karachi plane crash [Video]

Rescue work underway after deadly Karachi plane crash

A passenger plane with 98 people on board has crashed in a crowded neighbourhood on the edge of the international airport near Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi after what appeared to be an..

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Pakistan International Airlines flight crashes in Karachi [Video]

Pakistan International Airlines flight crashes in Karachi

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight from Lahore crashed near Karachi airport on May 22. 99 passengers and eight crew members were on board. Army Quick Reaction Force and Pakistan Rangers Sindh..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:25Published
107 killed as Pakistani passenger plane crashes near Karachi [Video]

107 killed as Pakistani passenger plane crashes near Karachi

A passenger plane belonging to state-run Pakistan International Airlines has crashed near the southern port city of Karachi, killing all 107 passengers and crew, the city’s mayor said.

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Plane crashes in Pakistan: 107 reported dead [Video]

Plane crashes in Pakistan: 107 reported dead

A passenger plane belonging to state-run Pakistan International Airlines has crashed near the southern port city of Karachi, according to the country’s civil aviation authority.

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Pakistan passenger plane crashes in southern city of Karachi [Video]

Pakistan passenger plane crashes in southern city of Karachi

An Airbus A320 carrying nearly 100 people en route from Lahore to Karachi crashes in a residential area, official says.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:27Published

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Had detailed discussion on Taj hotels bomb threat with CP & DCP of Mumbai police: Maha Home Minister Anil Deshmukh

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Mumbai: Security beefed outside Taj hotels after cops receive 26/11-like bomb threat from Karachi

The police further added that the call from Karachi came in the late hours on Monday.
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Taj Hotel receives bomb threat call from Pakistan; security beefed

Security tightened outside two Taj hotels in Mumbai on Tuesday after a call was received on an intervening night threatening to blow up the hotels with bombs. The call was traced to Karachi, Pakistan..
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Twitter abuzz in Pakistan with users claiming IAF activity near Karachi

IAF sources have denied any such activity by its fighter aircraft over Pakistan.
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Pakistani aviation authority says PIA pilot ignored air traffic control

Pakistani aviation authorities have told Pakistan International Airlines that the pilot of a passenger plane that crashed into a residential district of Karachi last month had ignored air traffic..
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Black boxes from crashed Pakistan jet head to France for analysis

Air crash investigators were en route from Pakistan to France on Monday with two 'black box' flight recorders of a Pakistani airliner that crashed in a residential area while trying to land in the port..
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Covid-19 Lockdown: 26 from Gujarat stranded in Pakistan seek MEA help to return

They had gone to Karachi in February-March to attend weddings and meet relatives but were forced to stay after lockdown for coronavirus came into force in India, trains and flights were canceled and..
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Crashed Pakistan A320 jet insured for $19.7 million: airline document

The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Airbus SE A320 jet that crashed into a crowded residential district of Karachi last week killing 97 people on board was insured for $19.7 million, an airline..
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Crashed Pakistan plane hit runway three times on first approach, minister says

The captain of a Pakistani airliner that crashed last week, killing 97 people on board, approached Karachi airport without announcing he couldn't open his landing gear and hit the runway three times, a..
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Investigators scour Pakistan air crash site for clues and cockpit voice recorder

A team of Pakistani and French investigators on Wednesday sifted through the wreckage of a Pakistani airliner that crashed in the southern city of Karachi last Friday, searching for clues around what..
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'No Eid in our home': Pakistani families mourn crash victims

As Fazal Rahmaan, 80 and his wife, Wahida Rahmaan, 74, boarded a plane in the Pakistani city of Lahore on Friday, their family's biggest fear was that they might get catch the coronavirus on their way..
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Death toll from Pakistan airliner crash 97, black box found

The flight data recorder from the Pakistani airliner that crashed into a residential neighbourhood of Karachi has been found, an official said on Saturday, as the death toll rose to 97.
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PIA spokesman says blackbox recovered from Karachi plane crash site

The flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder have been recovered from site of a place crash in Karachi, an airline spokesman said on Saturday.
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Pakistani airliner carrying 99 plunges into Karachi houses

A Pakistan International Airlines Airbus jet with 99 people aboard crashed into a crowded residential district of the city of Karachi on Friday afternoon after twice trying to land at the airport, a..
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Karachi hospitals receive at least 56 bodies from plane crash site: hospital officials

Karachi hospitals received 56 bodies from the site of a commercial jet that crashed into a residential neighbourhood while landing in Pakistan's largest city, hospital officials said on Friday.
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Confirmed Pakistan plane crash death toll at 41: airline CEO

At least 41 people are confirmed to have been killed in a plane crash in a residential area of Pakistan's largest city, Karachi, Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) chief executive said on Friday.
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Pakistani PIA plane carrying 99 crashes in Karachi, many feared dead

An Airbus plane with 99 on board crashed into a residential area of the Pakistani city of Karachi on Friday while on approach to the airport, with at least one passenger surviving but many others..
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At least one passenger survived Pakistan plane crash - government official

At least one passenger survived the crash of a Pakistani airliner that went down on Friday in a residential area of Karachi, a government official said.
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Karachi mayor says does not expect survivors from crashed plane

There are expected to be no survivors among those on board a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane carrying 99 passengers and crew that crashed into a residential area of Karachi on Friday, the..
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Plane crashes in Pakistan with 99 on board, many feared dead

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane with 99 passengers and crew crashed into a residential area of the city of Karachi on Friday, with many feared dead, officials said.
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Pakistan's PIA aircraft with 107 passengers on board crashes in Karachi: officials

A PIA aircraft with 99 passengers and eight crew members on board crashed on Friday in a residential area of the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, officials said.
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Pakistan readies for second battle against crop-devouring locusts

KARACHI, Pakistan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - To many farmers in southeast Pakistan, an impending locust attack when summer crops of cotton, sugarcane and rice are being sown, and fruit and..
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'Assalaam Alaikum!' This is Karachi's control welcoming Air India.. We're proud of you'

Air India was operating special flights from India to Frankfurt with relief materials and evacuated European nationals, who were stranded in India as coronavirus swept across continents, perishing..
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Pakistan's largest city shuts schools for two weeks over virus fears

Pakistan's southern province of Sindh extended the closure of all educational institutions following the confirmation of a second coronavirus case in Karachi, the country's largest city.
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Pakistan probes link between soybean dust and deaths in port city of Karachi

Authorities in Pakistan are investigating if exposure to soybean dust, which can cause severe allergic reactions, is responsible for at least 14 deaths and dozens of illnesses in the southern port city..
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Parents protest as Pakistani students stuck in China under coronavirus lockdown

Around a hundred people called on Pakistan's government to "bring back our children" from the locked down Chinese province of Hubei in a demonstration on Sunday in Karachi.
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Gangster Ejaz Lakdawala, a former gang member of noted criminals like Dawood Ibrahim and Chota Rajan who has revealed that Dawood still lives in Pakistan's Karachi, according to sources quoted by Zee..
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Meets in Karachi and Lahore to back JNU, Jamia, AMU students


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Thousands protest in Pakistan over U.S. killing of Iranian commander

Protestors clashed with police in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Sunday, as thousands of demonstrators attempted to march toward the U.S. consulate to protest the killing of Iranian..
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Dressed in a copy of his Indian uniform, a large effigy of the pilot has been installed in an exhibit at the PAF Museum in Karachi alongside another statue bearing the likeness of the Pakistan Army..
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