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London Woman Strangled, Shot to Death in Pakistan After Turning Down Marriage Proposals
Newsweek on - 5/6/2021 3:21:27 PM
Police in Lahore, Pakistan, are searching for two men after the fatal shooting of a woman who reportedly refused marriage proposals from each of them. Mayra Zulfiqar, a 24-year-old Londoner and law school graduate,

Elections are over, import oxygen from Pakistan and stop the ‘genocide’
India Times - 5/6/2021 2:56:00 PM
Deaths due to oxygen shortage are no less than genocide, observed Allahabad high court on May 4. “We are at pain in observing that death of Covid patients just for non-supply of oxygen to

Pakistan ready to hand Test debut to 36-year-old seamer Tabish
AFP on - 5/6/2021 4:52:05 PM
Pakistan could hand a surprise Test debut to 36-year-old seamer Tabish Khan in the second Test against Zimbabwe starting on Friday. Tabish has been a consistent performer at the domestic level in Pakistan with 598 first-class wickets.

Mayra Zulfiqar murder: Victim sought protection from police after Pakistan kidnap attempt
The Telegraph on - 5/6/2021 3:44:14 PM
A young London woman killed in Pakistan after she had refused two marriage offers had appealed for help from police two weeks before her killing. Mayra Zulfiqar had reportedly asked police in the city of Lahore for protection after accusing a man of abducting her at gunpoint.

Pakistan wants the IMF to ease ‘tough conditions’ on $6bn loan
Al Jazeera English on - 5/5/2021 1:56:00 PM
Pakistan entered a $6bn loan agreement with the IMF in 2019 that included targets for narrowing the budget deficit.

Pakistan Says Cross-Afghan Border Militant Raid Kills 4 Soldiers
Voice of America - 5/5/2021 2:30:00 PM
Pakistan says a militant attack Wednesday from across the Afghanistan border killed at least four paramilitary soldiers and injured six others.     The military said a team of paramilitary forces was moving to install a border fence in the southwestern Zhob district in Baluchistan province when what they described as a group of “around 20 terrorists” from the Afghan side ambushed and opened fire on them.

Coronavirus doctor's diary: Families stranded in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh
BBC - 5/5/2021 11:55:00 PM
The cost of hotel quarantine in the UK is too high for some families, who have had to delay their return instead.

Pakistan police search for two men suspected of killing UK law graduate
The Guardian on - 5/5/2021 6:27:50 PM
Mayra Zulfiquar, 24, from London, found dead in rented flat in Lahore

Foreign Office investigates reports British woman killed in Pakistan
The Guardian on - 5/4/2021 6:22:04 PM
Authorities in Lahore yet to confirm details but police officer told local press she was killed by four men

British woman shot dead in Pakistan ‘after refusing marriage offer’
The Times - 5/4/2021 11:01:00 PM
A British woman has been shot dead in Pakistan after complaining to relatives that two men were competing to force her to marry them.Mayra Zulfiqar, a 25-year-old law graduate, was found dead at a