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Bittersweet return for Sri Lanka's displaced Tamils

Bittersweet return for Sri Lanka's displaced Tamils

Gutted homes, poor infrastructure and a heavy military presence cast a long shadow over the future

June 30, 2015

In Bangladesh, child brides face a grim reality

In Bangladesh, child brides face a grim reality

Legal system and parents both failing to protect girls from an underage marriage epidemic

June 29, 2015

Sri Lanka's war widows pin hopes on new president

Sri Lanka's war widows pin hopes on new president

Six years after conflict ended, former wives of Tamil fighters still face abuse

June 29, 2015

For minority Ahmadis, Ramadan means love despite persecution

For minority Ahmadis, Ramadan means love despite persecution

Reviled Muslim sect tries to stay strong during Islamic holy month celebrations

June 26, 2015

Alternative education offers hope in the Philippines

Alternative education offers hope in the Philippines

Tens of thousands forced to drop out of school due to poverty working toward diplomas

June 24, 2015

For residents of border enclaves, an end to statelessness in sight

For residents of border enclaves, an end to statelessness in sight

In pockets of India-Bangladesh frontier, 50,000 people are living in a country within another country

June 23, 2015

Death threats stalk Afghan acid attack victim

Death threats stalk Afghan acid attack victim

Remobilization of militias stirs fears that their 'predatory behavior' will lead to more attacks on civilians

June 22, 2015

Precarious existence in shadow of Indonesian volcano

Precarious existence in shadow of Indonesian volcano

As Mount Sinabung rumbles, thousands of lives left in limbo

June 22, 2015

Nepal quake leaves remote villages cut off as monsoon begins

Nepal quake leaves remote villages cut off as monsoon begins

As many as 800,000 affected by April disaster live in hard-to-reach areas

June 18, 2015

Rescued Cambodian fishermen navigate an uncertain future

Rescued Cambodian fishermen navigate an uncertain future

Trafficking victims who return to the Kingdom often discover they lack opportunities, job prospects

June 18, 2015

Delhi's female domestic workers demand rights, respect

Delhi's female domestic workers demand rights, respect

Groups urge India to ratify international convention to ensure fair treatment

June 17, 2015

Madrassas under scrutiny as Pakistan tries to root out extremism

Madrassas under scrutiny as Pakistan tries to root out extremism

Little oversight of what is being taught at the country's 13,000 Islamic seminaries

June 16, 2015

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