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Coordinates: 13°30′S 34°00′E / 13.500°S 34.000°E / -13.500; 34.000

Malawi (/məˈlɔːwi/, /məˈlɑːwi/ or /ˈmæləwi/; Chichewa: [maláβi] or [maláwi]), officially the Republic of Malawi, is a landlocked country in southeast Africa that was formerly known as Nyasaland. It is bordered by Zambia to the northwest, Tanzania to the northeast, and Mozambique on the east, south and west. The country is separated from Tanzania and Mozambique by Lake Malawi. Malawi is over 118,000 km2 (45,560 sq mi) with an estimated population of 16,777,547 (July 2013 est.). Its capital is Lilongwe, which is also Malawi's largest city; the second largest is Blantyre and the third is Mzuzu. The name Malawi comes from the Maravi, an old name of the Nyanja people that inhabit the area. The country is also nicknamed "The Warm Heart of Africa".

Malawi is among the smallest countries in Africa. Lake Malawi takes about a third of Malawi's area.

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Saudi Arabia’s Ihsan revises donation charge for services

Arab News 14 Aug 2022
RIYADH. The National Platform for Charitable Work, Ihsan, has revised its minimum donation for Tyassarat and Forijat services to SR1 ($0.27) on its website and application ... .......
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Cost of color: In Bangladesh’s ‘dyeing villages,’ a neglected problem of hazards to health

Arab News 14 Aug 2022
DHAKA. When he starts work at 5 a.m., Mohammed Hasan will for the next 12 to 14 hours keep his hands immersed in water mixed with different dyes — from earthy to vivid hues, depending on the season’s latest fashion trends. Sometimes Hasan’s skin will hurt, burnt by a cocktail of chemicals used to obtain a particular color ... “This work is painful ... Dr....
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Saudi envoy receives ambassador-designate to KSA in Dublin

Arab News 14 Aug 2022
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Our founding fathers worked indefatigably for the creation of Pakistan

Arab News 14 Aug 2022
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Seven injured, two seriously, in attack on Jerusalem bus: police, medics

Arab News 14 Aug 2022
JERUSALEM. Seven people were injured, two of them critically, after a shooting attack on a bus in Jerusalem’s Old City, Israeli police and medics said early Sunday. “The police were informed of a shooting of a bus Police have cordoned off the scene and are searching for a suspect who fled,” the police said ... “We were on scene very quickly ... .......
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Saudi Arabia reports 106 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths

Arab News 14 Aug 2022
JEDDAH. Saudi Arabia reported 106 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, according to the Ministry of Health. As a result, the total number of cases in the Kingdom over the course of the pandemic grew to 811,853 ... .......
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Unity, faith and discipline

Arab News 14 Aug 2022
The 75th Independence Day is a watershed moment in our nation’s history. Today we pay rich tributes to Muslims of the sub-continent and express our collective gratitude to them for their heroic struggle, and epic sacrifices for the creation of a new state ... We, as a nation, have achieved many milestones during the past seven and a half decades ... .......
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Prizewinning Saudi student speaks of journey to competition success

Arab News 14 Aug 2022
JEDDAH. Prizewinning Saudi student Lama Al-Ahdal, who has been scooping medals at Physics Olympiads, says her competition success motivates her to continue with her passion and achieve great things for the Kingdom ... It was her participation in 2018 that led to her nomination to attend training forums, a path that would eventually lead her to victory....
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Visitors take a trip to Saudi Arabia’s Taif to rejuvenate in nature

Arab News 14 Aug 2022
TAIF. Visitors from all over the Kingdom and the Gulf are flocking to Taif this summer to get respite from the heat and rejuvenate in the region’s mountains ... The region has more than 2,000 flower farms that produce more than 200 million roses every season ... .......
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Four Yemeni soldiers killed, 25 wounded in Houthi attacks during truce

Arab News 14 Aug 2022
JEDDAH. Yemen’s army claimed on Saturday that four of its soldiers were killed and 25 more wounded in Houthi attacks, accusing the Iran-backed militia of breaching a United Nations-brokered truce hundreds of times in the past week ... (AFP) ... It is not known whether there were any casualties ... .......
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Pakistan, and the man who pioneered commercial manufacturing of its national flag, turn 75

Arab News 14 Aug 2022
KARACHI. It was in 1985 that Sheikh Nisar Ahmed Perchamwala decided to go into the business of commercially producing Pakistan’s national flag, feeling personally offended that the patriotic symbol was being “desecrated” by manufacturers who paid little attention to government specifications about the flag’s correct size and color ... .......
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Pakistan will overcome challenges with its proven commitment

Arab News 14 Aug 2022
On the joyous occasion of the 75th anniversary of Pakistan’s independence, I extend my heartiest felicitations to the entire nation. This day reminds us of the innumerable sacrifices rendered by our founding fathers under the dynamic leadership of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammed Ali Jinnah for carving this homeland “Pakistan” for us ... 5, 2019 ... Insha’Allah!. - Dr....
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Sri Lanka says China survey ship can dock in its port

Arab News 14 Aug 2022
COLOMBO. Sri Lanka said on Saturday it has agreed that the Chinese survey vessel Yuan Wang 5 can dock at its southernmost port, the Chinese-run Hambantota on August 16, despite security concerns raised by neighboring India and the United States ... .......

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