An End to The War in Afghanistan?

Multiple news outlets are reporting that the United States government and the Taliban are negotiating towards peace in Afghanistan.

Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, the key U.S. negotiator with the Taliban, has told The New York Times that the group has agreed in principle to initial drafts of a deal.

If an agreement can be reached, it would end 17 years of bloodshed in the country as well as the longest war in U.S. history.

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Deadly Heat Wave Hits Pakistan

A deadly heat wave in Pakistan has killed upwards of 65 people.

At least 65 people have died in the city of Karachi in Pakistan as a deadly heat wave moves through the country with temperatures topping 104 degrees Fahrenheit.

The organization that runs the city’s central morgue reported the deaths which have not yet been confirmed by city officials.

The heat wave comes at a particularly difficult time, as Muslims around the world celebrate the month of Ramadan, which includes fasting for nearly 15 hours per day.

In 2015, a similar heat wave overwhelmed the country’s morgues and hospitals.

Scientists have predicted that parts of South Asia will be too hot for humans to inhabit by 2100 if nothing is done to curb climate change.