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  • Pakistani Prime Minister faces pressure to resign
    Pakistani Prime Minister faces pressure to resign

    Thousands of the anti-government protestors from across the country have gathered in the Pakistani capital Islamabad. They are blocking the roads leading to the Prime Ministerrsquo;s House hellip;hellip;and have filed the air will slogans of lsquo;Changersquo;. The protestors, mostly young boys and girls, move their bodies slowly to the beats of the revolutionary songs. Actress and model Iffa... Read More

  • Hindu groups play a dangerous game accusing Muslims of waging ‘Love jihad’
    Hindu groups play a dangerous game accusing Muslims of waging ‘Love jihad’

    Twenty three-year old Tara Sahdev is a shooting athlete from the Eastern Indian state of Jharkhand. She met Ranjit singh Kohli, a Hindu man from her home state in a shooting range a few months ago. They dated for some time and decided to get married. But barely a month after the wedding Tara runaway. She says she was duped because Kohli is actually a Muslim named Rakeebul Hasan ldquo;From the ver... Read More

  • Waiting for ASEAN Press Council
    Waiting for ASEAN Press Council

    The first Regional Press Council for the nations that make up the association of south-east nations or ASEAN will be formed. One of the initiators is Kavi Chongkittavorn. He is the former chair of the Southeast Asian Press Aliance SEAPA and also a honorary member of the National Press Council of Thailand. He tells Citra Prastuti that the media needs to be much more involved in the forming a clos... Read More

  • Alternative Radio Stations Opening Hearts and Minds in North Korea
    Alternative Radio Stations Opening Hearts and Minds in North Korea

    Media in North Korea is completely stated controlled. But there are a number of alternative radio stations that broadcast via shortwave from South Korea into the North. One is Radio free Chosun. They have been broadcasting daily news, features and in-depth analyses to the North Korean public for almost 10 years. The President of the radio Lee Kwang-Baek recently visited Jakarta and is spoke with V... Read More

 

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Hindu groups in India accuse Muslim of waging a Love jihad. And we explore Pakistan’s political turmoil. Also more North Koreans tuning in to shortwave radio from the South.