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n. pl. Hazara or Ha·zar·as
A member of a Dari-speaking, predominantly Shiite people of central Afghanistan.

[Persian hazāra, from hazār, thousand, troop of a thousand soldiers, from Middle Persian, thousand, from Old Iranian *hazahram; see gheslo- in Indo-European roots.]
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QUETTA -- Advisor to CM for Sports, Culture and Tourism Abdul Khaliq Hazara has said, no power in the world can impose its will in any region of the world because every nation have right to choose its future added people of Pakistan would calling justice for people of Kashmir.
PESHAWAR -- Gandhara Hindko Board (GHB) Hazara Chapter here Wednesday organized discussion regarding promotion of Hindko language, literacy and culture.
ABBOTABAD -- Regional Police Officer (RPO) Hazara Mohammad Ali khan Babakhel Saturday urged the police officers to adopt a proactive approach and behave the citizen with due respect and courtesy.
He was talking to mediapersons during his three-day official visit to Hazara division here on Sunday.
There is no doubt that the Hazara community has been subjected to severe cruelty."
For the Hazara, a graveyard serves as a community centre.
Eight Hazara, an FC official and two children were among the dead.
QUETTA:The Hazara community has been staging a sit-in at Western Bypass of Quetta for last 23 hours demanding better security measures after Hazarganji open market blast on Friday.At least 20 people were killed in the market blast believed to be targeting the Hazara community on Friday morning.
Islamabad -- A colorful cultural show 'Mera Hazara' would be held here at National Press Club (NPC) on November 7 to promote the art and culture of Hazara division Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
ISLAMABAD:A colorful cultural show "Mera Hazara" (My Hazara) would be held here at National Press Club (NPC) on November 7 to promote the art and culture of Hazara division Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
HAZARA -- Heavy rains and thunderstorm during last twenty four hours triggered flash floods in many parts across Hazara Division damaging telecommunication system.
BEHIND VENICE LUXURY- a Hazara in Italy pictures the struggles of a Hazara refugee who came to Italy ten years ago and despite all problems for refugees in this country, today he is integrated into Italian society.