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Hasan Mansoor

Hasan Mansoor

    Pakistan's breadbasket buckles under new flood pressures
    Pakistan's breadbasket buckles under new flood pressures
    One year after record floods left 21-million Pakistanis homeless, thousands living on the country's southern fertile plains have seen their homes...
    Killing of newborn babies on the rise in Pakistan
    Killing of newborn babies on the rise in Pakistan
    The lifeless bodies of two tiny babies are being given their final bath before burial in Karachi, after they were left to die in the southern...
    Flood victims' protests hamper Pakistan aid efforts
    Flood victims' protests hamper Pakistan aid efforts
    Angry outbursts by flood victims reliant on scarce aid are hampering relief work in Pakistan, the Red Cross said, as the nation struggles to cope...
    Pakistan warns of new floods
    Pakistan warns of new floods
    Pakistan faces a critical risk of yet more flooding in the next three days in its fertile southern plains, officials warned on Tuesday, as a major...
    Flood-stricken Pakistan faces economic catastrophe
    Flood-stricken Pakistan faces economic catastrophe
    Pakistan faces economic catastrophe after the devastating floods that have wiped out farmland and ruined infrastructure, with feared losses of...
    Looters exploit Pakistan flood misery
    Looters exploit Pakistan flood misery
    Armed bandits are exacerbating the misery of Pakistan's massive floods, stealing cattle and food from survivors fleeing the country's worst...
    UN in aid push for Pakistan as US steps up relief
    UN in aid push for Pakistan as US steps up relief
    The United Nations has appealed for $460-million in urgent aid to cope with Pakistan's devastating floods, as a United States carrier joins the...
    Dozens killed in Karachi unrest
    Dozens killed in Karachi unrest
    Political and ethnic violence erupted in Pakistan's largest city of Karachi after the murder of a lawmaker, killing 45 people as protesters torched...
    At least 40 dead in Pakistan slum fire
    At least 40 dead in Pakistan slum fire
    At least 40 people were killed, more than half of them children, when a fire tore through dozens of homes in an informal settlement in Pakistan's...
    Thousands mark end of Bhutto mourning period
    Thousands mark end of Bhutto mourning period
    Tens of thousands of people beat their chests in anguish at Benazir Bhutto's tomb on Thursday as they marked the end of 40 days of mourning for the...
    Bhutto's son takes over party mantle
    Bhutto's son takes over party mantle
    The son of slain Pakistan opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was chosen on Sunday to take the mantle of her party and immediately vowed to keep up...
    Pakistan crisis hangs on Bhutto party
    Pakistan crisis hangs on Bhutto party
    Pakistan's political future hung in the balance on Sunday with Benazir Bhutto's party deciding whether to pull out of planned elections amid an...