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Climate change: Earth on track for hottest July on record after warmest ever June

Boosted by a historic heatwave in Europe and unusually warm conditions across the Arcticand Eurasia, the average temperature of the planet soared to its highest level ever recorded in June. According to data released on Monday by NASA, the global average temperature was 0.93C above the June norm (based on a 1951-to-1980 baseline), easily breaking the previous June record […]

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11 killed, 60 injured in Pakistan train collision

Lahore: A speeding passenger train on Thursday rammed into a freight train in Pakistan’s eastern Punjab province, killing at least eleven people and injuring 60 others, according to media reports. The Quetta bound Akbar Express collided with a stationary freight train at the Walhar Railway Station in Sadiqabad Tehsil of the Punjab province, Radio Pakistan […]

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Dawood Ibrahim not in Pakistan, says Foreign Office

Islamabad: Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim is not in Pakistan, the Foreign Office asserted on Thursday, a day after a UK court was informed that the gangster wanted for the deadly coordinated bombings in Mumbai in 1993 is currently in exile in the country. “Dawood Ibrahim is not in Pakistan,” Foreign Office Spokesperson Muhammad Faisal said […]