At least 65 dead from heatstroke in Karachi: Edhi

As temperatures soar, at least 65 people have died in different areas of Karachi from heatstroke, Faisal Edhi of the Edhi Foundation told DawnNews TV on Monday. According to Faisal, 114 bodies were brought to the Edhi Foundation’s ...
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Thoroughly Modern Meghan

Hilary Mantel has compared them to pandas in a zoo, “expensive to conserve and ill-adapted to any modern environment.” Martin Amis once described them as “philistines.” When it comes to the Windsors, Christopher Hitchens wrote in 2000, the ...
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Edith Mendoza was working at Damayan, a migrant workers’ organization, when she met a young woman, Sherile Pahagas, whose story was eerily like her own. Both Mendoza and Pahagas were from the Philippines. Both had searched for work ...
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Khursheed Shah says PTI's 100-day plan 'gimmickry'

Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah on Monday termed the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s 100-day plan a “non-starter” and termed nothing more than “election gimmickry”. Talking to reporters at his chamber in the Parliament House, the ...
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On Thursday, the World Health Organization released a map showing parts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo that are currently being affected by Ebola. The map showed four cases in Wangata, one of three “health zones” in ...
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A Black Bishop Brings a Political Message to the Royal Wedding

Maybe it was the gospel choir singing “Stand by Me.” Perhaps it was the fiery sermon on the power of love. Price Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding on Saturday had a distinctively black-church flavor to it. And the ...
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The Futility of Trying to Prevent More School Shootings in America

The 17-year-old who killed 10 people at Santa Fe High School, in Texas, allegedly used his father’s shotgun and .38 revolver. After a firefight with police, he surrendered, saying he did not have the courage to kill himself, ...
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Land acquisition woes thwart India’s mega refinery plan with Saudi Aramco

At the International Energy Forum in Delhi in April, the world’s top oil producer Saudi Aramco inked a preliminary deal to partner with a consortium of Indian players to build a $44 billion refinery and petrochemical project on ...
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Australia’s banks face year of reckoning as inquiry shreds trust

WHEN Australian mother Catherine racked up a A$1,500 credit card debt to spoil her three children at Christmas, she did not expect to be paying it off more than two decades later. But a combination of late payment, ...
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