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People of Rajanpur have nothing to drink but filthy water

In the worst hit Pakistani district, Patrick Cockburn finds flood survivors facing an even worse threat

Floods cast pall over Eid celebrations

Pakistani flood victims mark Eid al-Fitr with prayers at a mosque damaged by flooding in Punjab yesterday.

UN says no aid yet for 6 million flood victims in Pakistan

United Nations aid agencies have provided assistance to hundreds of thousands of victims of Pakistan's worst floods in decades but relief operations have yet to reach an estimated six million people.

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Angry flood survivors are turning to a banned Islamist charity, reports Andrew Buncombe from central Punjab

Anger replaces fear as cotton belt attacks its politicians' 'lies'

There is little left in Rajanpur, one of southern Punjab's worst affected districts. "Everyone's lost everything," says Shehryar Mazari, a landlord from the area. "We tried to save our homes, our lands; they are now a part of the Indus (river)."

'More than four million' hit by flooding in Pakistan

Pakistan's worst floods in 80 years have killed at least 1,600 people and affected the lives of more than four million, the UN said yesterday.

Floods spread across Punjab

Floodwaters ravaged hundreds of villages in Punjab yesterday, destroying homes, soaking crops, and threatening more lives.

Four Britons bailed over murder of politician in Punjab

On a Tuesday evening in July last year Rulda Singh, a controversial politician and businessman in the Indian town of Patiala, was shot dead on his doorstep.

Four held over India shooting are bailed

Four men arrested on suspicion of murdering a high-profile public figure in India have been released on bail, police said today.

Four arrested over murder in India

Four men were arrested today on suspicion of murdering a high-profile public figure who was gunned down in India.

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Gunmen kill 12 in raid on hospital treating mosque attack victims

Gunmen disguised as police officers stormed a hospital in Lahore where the injured from last Friday's massacre of 93 members of a Muslim sect had been receiving treatment, killing up to 12 people.

Worshippers slaughtered in deadly 'final warning'

Qamar Suleman had just left his house for Friday prayers in Lahore's Garhi Shahu neighbourhood when gunfire and explosions erupted at the end of his street.

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