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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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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.

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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..

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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.

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Pakistan plane crash - locator map [Video]

Pakistan plane crash - locator map

Courtesy: Fatima Naqvi 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..

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Pakistan re-arrests men in Daniel Pearl murder case [Video]

Pakistan re-arrests men in Daniel Pearl murder case

Pakistani authorities ordered on Friday four men, including a British militant, convicted of the 2002 murder of U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl, to be detained for three months despite a lower court’s..

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Pakistan commutes death sentence for key figure in Daniel Pearl murder [Video]

Pakistan commutes death sentence for key figure in Daniel Pearl murder

The main accused in the murder of U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl is likely to walk free in the coming days, after a Pakistani court commuted his death sentence. Lucy Fielder reports.

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