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Heatwave kills almost 700 in Pakistan

RT.com reports on a deadly heatwave currently afflicting Pakistan: A three-day heatwave in Pakistan has killed nearly 700 people, primarily in the southern province of Sindh. A state of emergency has been declared in hospitals, while army is being deployed … Continue reading

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At least 22 killed in Pakistan bus attack

Sky News Australia reports on an attack on 2 coaches in Pakistan: Unidentified gunmen have stormed two passenger coaches in southwest Pakistan and killed at least 22 people, officials say. The buses were travelling to the port city of Karachi … Continue reading

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Pakistan Government To Launch Tree-Planting Campaign In Effort To Tackle Environmental Degradation

The Pakistani Daily Times reports on a new initiative devised by the country’s Federal Minister for Climate Change to try and tackle environmental degradation and air pollution: Federal Minister for Climate Change Mushahidullah Khan has said that trees are sign … Continue reading

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Pakistan May Face a Water Shortage

The Diplomat reports on a possible water shortage in Pakistan: Following a blackout that left 80 percent of the country in total darkness and an attack by Baloch rebels, Pakistan now could face a major water shortage. Pakistan’s Federal Minister … Continue reading

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India-Pakistan tensions rise after border clashes in Kashmir

The Financial Times reports on renewed tensions between India and Pakistan as a result of violent incidents in recent months along the Indian-Pakistani border in Kashmir: Tensions flared along the border that separates nuclear-armed neighbours India and Pakistan in disputed … Continue reading

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Famine claims two more in Tharparkar

Pakistantoday reports on a famine which continues to claim lives in the Tharparkar district in Pakistan: At least two more children died on Sunday due to food shortages in Thar mounting the death toll to 247 in a time span … Continue reading

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