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Remembering: German nun Ruth Pfau in Pakistan

Tributes are pouring in for a German nun who spent more than half a century in Pakistan battling leprosy and helping the country's most vulnerable people.

Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi announced in a statement that a state funeral would be held for...read more.

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