Passengers on a New York subway platform suffer during the July heat wave. Photography: Bloomberg / Bloomberg via Getty Images

Death, blackouts, asphalt melting: How the climate crisis will change the way we live

Between record heat and rain, this summer's weather patterns have once again indicated that the weather is

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A policeman raises his rifle while the local market is seen burning during a protest in Fakfak, Papua province, Wednesday, 21 August. Photo: Beawiharta / AP

West Papua: Indonesia uses 1.000 soldiers to end protests and cuts internet

Indonesia has sent over 1,000 security officials to the province of West Papua and has cut off access to

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A relative approaches the caskets of the victims of the Dubai city bombing during a funeral in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, 18 August 2019. The bombing on Saturday in the capital of Afghanistan that killed dozens of people was a crime. A stark reminder that the war-weary country faces daily threats not only from the long-established Taliban, but also from a brutal local affiliate of the Islamic State group, which has claimed responsibility for the attack. (Photo: Photo AP / Rafiq Maqbool)

Islamic State gains support in Afghanistan

A suicide bombing at a wedding party in Kabul, claimed by a local Islamic state affiliate, renewed fears

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Kashmiri women pass an accordion string placed on a road during restrictions following the dismantling of the special constitutional status of Kashmir by the Indian government in Srinagar on 20 August 2019. Photo: REUTERS / Adnan Abidi

At least 2.300 detained in Kashmir

At least 2.300 people, mostly young men, were detained in Indian-administered Kashmir during a security blockade

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A suite with a picture of Mt. Fuji on the wall is popular with foreign tourists at the Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel at Shibuya Ward. Photo: Yomiuri Shimbun

Tokyo: Hotels adopt 'omotenashi' for foreign customers

More and more hotels in Tokyo are providing rooms and services to the growing number of foreign tourists, with a

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