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  • 300 Missing Children Reunited With Their Families in India
    300 Missing Children Reunited With Their Families in India

    The Indian police say more than 300 children who have been missing for years have been reunited with their families. The New Delhi police say they were found as part of lsquo;Operation Smilersquo; ndash; a police campaign that was launched three months ago to find missing children. Authorities say one child goes missing every eight minutes in India and nearly half of them are never found. 18-mo... Read More

  • Pope Francis Tells Catholics don’t Breed ‘Like Rabbits’
    Pope Francis Tells Catholics don’t Breed ‘Like Rabbits’

    A few years ago, 12 year old Glyzelle Palomar was begging for food on the streets of Manila. Today she is in front of thousands of people asking a question to Catholic leader, Pope Francis. There are many children neglected by their own parents. There are also many who are victims and many terrible things happen to them like drugs or prostitution. Why is God allowing such things to happen, even i... Read More

  • Pakistani Cartoonists’ Tactic to Avoid Blasphemy
    Pakistani Cartoonists’ Tactic to Avoid Blasphemy

    Violent protests have taken place in Pakistan and across the world in response to the depiction of the Prophet Mohammad by the French Satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The authorities had to used tear gas and water cannon to disperse the demonstration, near the French consulate in Karachi. And Pakistani photographer for AFP was wounded. But Pakistan too has a rich history of political cartoons. Kh... Read More

  • Volunteer Teachers Revolutionizing Poor Schools in Nepal
    Volunteer Teachers Revolutionizing Poor Schools in Nepal

    In Nepal only 30 percent of students in public schools passed the school leaving certificate exam last year. But in private schools 93 percent of the students passed the exam. To try and address the huge gap in the quality of teaching a former journalist set up a volunteer program that puts professionals into remote under resourced schools. Bhawana Shrestha is a news reader who is use to performin... Read More

 

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Hundreds of missing children reunited with their parents in India. And the Pope tells Catholics they not need to breed ‘like rabbits’. Also what’s it like being a political cartoonist in Pakistan.