The country continues to ease restrictions as the rate of new Covid-19 cases in Pakistan leapt from around 2,000-3,000 a day in late May to as high as 6,800 a day in mid-June and deaths are nearing 150 a day.
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Pakistan's reluctance in evacuating several hundred Pakistani nationals from the worst affected Wuhan province reveal major cracks in the country's healthcare infrastructure. And denying entry to its own citizens is not a sustainable solution.
Painters from Angola, Brazil, France, Israel, Liberia, Peru, Portugal, Russia, Salvador, Spain and Uruguay and their works attract hundreds of visitors in the Quinta do Mocho housing project, north of Lisbon.
From being a founding member of the governing AK Party to serving as the country's prime minister for two years, Yildirim has played a vital role in Turkey's progress.
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While some young people appreciate rapid transformation in the city, many others feel there's much more to do to preserve Istanbul's charm.
Pinera garnered international attention for his handling of the dramatic rescue of trapped miners in 2010, and is seen as a safe pair of hands by investors. But his administration was marred by massive student protests seeking an education overhaul.
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