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26 beautiful photos you won't believe were taken in Pakistan

Pakistan

Humans of New York Raises $2 Million to End Forced Labor in Pakistan

A photographer's haunting images of Pakistanis trapped in forced labor has triggered an outpouring of donations to help end the illegal practice.<p>The photographer, Brandon Stanton, usually chronicles everyday New Yorkers on the popular blog Humans of New York. This month, however, he visited …

Pakistan

India launches world's first solar-powered airport

The world's first ever fully solar-powered airport has been launched in the southern Indian state of Kerala.<p>The Indian government has already directed other airports around the country to start incorporating solar energy into their daily operations.<p>Al Jazeera's Divya Gopalan reports from Kochi.

Solar Power

DNA could be used to store data more efficiently than computers, scientists find

Scientists exploring archiving potential of DNA conduct test to cope with threat of 'digital dark age' find potential solution<p>DNA could be used to store digital information and preserve essential knowledge for thousands of years, research has shown.<p>Scientists exploring the archiving potential of …

Humanities

One Daughter Is Turning Her Hoarding Parents' Belongings Into Beautiful Art

"If you allow yourself to work creatively with a difficult past, it not only gives you a different perspective on that past, but can also create peace, acceptance and love where it didn’t seem possible before."<p>"Our house was always a little <i>messy</i> and <i>chaotic</i>," artist Stephanie Calvert explained. …

Islamic State's killing of revered Syrian archeologist raises fears for fate of artifacts

The Roman columns that rise out of the desert in Palmyra were worth a lifetime of study to Khaled al-Asaad, who was born in the Syrian city and spent his career preserving it. For different reasons, the ruins have also exercised a strong pull on the Islamic State: The terrorist group abhors its …

Islamic State (ISIS)