Death Toll in Egypt’s Scorching Heat Wave Rises to Over 60

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An Egyptian farmer carries an electric fan as she walks through a Cairo street , Egypt, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. Egyptian health authorities say at least 40 people have died in the last two days amid a scorching heatwave hitting the country. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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Five people die, 1,400 rushed to hospital amid heat wave

Children dip in a fountain at a park in Tokyo as soaring mercury across much of the nation prompted the Meteorological Agency to issue heat wave advisories Saturday for 41 of Japan’s 47 prefectures. | AP

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