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Katti Pahari still sore from its wounds

Four months after the ethnic violence that claimed more than a hundred lives in Katti Pahari, the walls and roadsides of the area serve as a grim reminder of the bloodshed that left almost every family mourning the loss of its members. 1,127 more words

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Hanging by a thread: Banaras shop owners wrapped in insecurity

One man was shot dead in Hijrat Colony on Monday night. As the news infiltrated, shop owners of the Banaras Silk Market in Orangi shuttered their shops even if they had customers. 766 more words

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On Top of a Hill

I’m standing on top of a hill
which is bare like a naked woman
whose breasts have been uncovered
by a ravishing madman.

The western horizon… 170 more words


The good news of history: it's a story of less violence & better societies

Summary:  Most of the content on the FM website concerns bad news and exhortations to action. Both are anti-clickbait. Today we have good news about humanity, on the largest possible scale. 1,231 more words

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Eulogy by Obama at charleston: 14th in his tenure.

Shoot out in USA to kill without provocation

President Obama had misfortune to deliver 14 eulogies in his tenure. Each in respect of civilian death(s) caused by a discontent fellow civilian, without any apparent provocation. 1,149 more words