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World Teachers’ Day honors educators worldwide

(REUTERS) – Monday, October 5th marks the 21st annual World Teachers’ Day.

The initiative, started by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or UNESCO, highlights educators’ efforts worldwide to teach children in all kinds of adverse conditions: intimidation in Pakistan, conflict in Syria or poverty in Vietnam.
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Pakistan heat wave deaths reach 780

The head of Pakistan’s National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) says nearly 800 people have died in Karachi’s heat wave, with around 2000 people being taken to hospital daily.

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Twin blasts at churches in Pakistan kill 14, wound 78

Bombs outside two churches in the Pakistani city of Lahore kill 14 people and wound nearly 80 during Sunday services.
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