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Last month, Christian Louboutin announced the release of a shoe that was inspired by Pakistan's traditional Peshawari chappal. The shoe is called the 'Imran' and has sparked criticism for cultural appropriation from Pakistanis. The cobblers that typically make these shoes get paid much less than designer prices.
On Tuesday, the National Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) for Polio Eradication identified two new polio cases from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, which has raised the number of polio cases in the country this year to eight. One of the cases is from North Waziristan and the other is from Bannu.
Sri Lanka remains in a state of emergency after the attacks that took place on Sunday and killed 300 people. The motives and the identity of the perpetrator are still unknown. According to some sources, the government was given security alerts by both the US and Indian intelligence before the attacks, however, no action was taken.
US plant-based meat producing company 'Beyond Meat' has started raising money by issuing shares that would value the company at $1.2 billion. The company has recently made its launch in the UK and is attempting to tap into the growing popularity of veganism. They intend to use the money to expand both production and research and development.
Peshawar Police arrested a man after he spread inaccurate information about the anti-polio vaccine campaign. It was showcased in a set of videos that went viral on social media, which sparked a series of complaints of children getting ill and getting admitted to hospitals in the province.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's office has stated that they have "not yet seen" any reports linking the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka to last month's mosque shooting in Christchurch. The suicide bombing that has killed more than 300 people, were carried out in revenge for last month's attack on mosques in New Zealand according to the initial police report.
In a meeting between Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and members of Japan-Pakistan Parliamentary Friendship League at the Japanese parliament in Tokyo, both parties agreed to deepen the relations between Pakistan and Japan. They have also agreed to discover more opportunities in trade and investment.
After months of protests, the people of Sudan are continuing to fight for a transition to a democratically elected civilian government. The movement has brought together people from all over the country. Women and other minority groups have been an important part of the movement and calls for equality are being made at many of the protests.
Five democrat candidates running for president in the US took part in question and answer sessions at democratic presidential town halls on CNN. Bernie Sanders created controversy due to his answer to a question regarding the voting rights of inmates by saying that everyone, even those on death row should have the right to vote.
Elon Musk, the CEO of the electric car company Tesla has announced that robotaxis will become a reality by 2020. He made this announcement due to improvements in the chip used to operate these self-driving vehicles. He also said the taxis would operate on a system similar to Uber although they do face some technical and legal challenges.