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Another major quake hits Nepal, toppling damaged buildings

A major earthquake hit a remote mountainous region of Nepal on Tuesday, killing at least four people, triggering landslides and toppling buildings less than three weeks after the country was ravaged by its worst quake in decades. Rescue helicopters were immediately sent to districts northeast of the capital of Kathmandu …

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Huge Waves in the Arctic Demonstrate Ice Loss—and Aggravate It

Huge Waves in the Arctic Demonstrate Ice Loss—and Aggravate It

Temperatures there are rising at twice the global average rate, huge wildfires are sweeping through vast tracts of Canadian forest, and mysterious holes are appearing in Siberian permafrost. Throughout 2014, a recurring kink in the jet stream—possibly rooted in declining Arctic sea ice—has helped to alternately bake the West and …

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Death toll in Baghdad brothel raid rises to 31

BAGHDAD: The death toll from a raid on a Baghdad compound used for prostitution rose to 31 Monday, as pictures obtained by AFP offered clues to the circumstances of the carnage. “The total number of dead now stands at 31, two of them men,” Interior Ministry spokesman Saad Maan said. …

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Make Pakistan Polio Free Country

Written by Sajjad Shaukat Polio is a deadly virus with its crippling affects which paralyze the children, and thus gives a greater blow to a nation. Discovery of anti-polio vaccine has made it possible to eliminate the virus and make the environment free of polio infection. In the recent past, …

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Carlotta Gall & US Twofold Diplomacy towards Pakistan

Written by Sajjad Shaukat Despite the fact that a number of strategic institutes and thinktanks play a key role in formulation of American external policies, but contradictory statements of the US president, high officials and media have always reflected that the United States has been acting upon a twofold diplomacy …

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