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Over 1,000 Hajj pilgrims die amid record heat, AFP reports

A climate scientist interviewed by AsiaNews pointed out that temperatures in Mecca are increasing by 0.4 degrees Celsius each decade

Church ministry renews call to decongest prisons amid extreme heat

“With this, we believe the jails and prison facilities will become less congested hence more habitable,” said Bishop Oscar Jaime Florencio

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