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Pakistan Plane Crash Claims 97 Lives

All but two of the 99 people on board a Pakistan passenger plane were killed when it crashed into a residential neighbourhood of Karachi, officials said Saturday, as rescue workers toiled through the charred and twisted wreckage strewn…

ISIS Leader Killed By US Drone Strike

The leader of an ISIS affiliate in Afghanistan, who was responsible for a spate of recent bombings that left hundreds of civilians dead, was killed in an American drone strike. The deputy spokesperson for Afghanistan’s President Ashraf…

Pope Francis Abolishes Death Penalty

The Catholic Church has announced a major change to its doctrine, declaring the death penalty “inadmissible” to reflect that all life is sacred and there is no justification for state-sponsored executions. In an address by the Vatican on…