News Focus

Modi received with warmth by US leadership and Indian Americans

by - 3rd October 2014

ESTABLISHING himself as a world leader, securing investment and nimbly sidestepping a summons - Modi's visit to the US is reviewed by SLOK GYAWALI.

FGM - why do Malian women still think it's a religious requirement?

by - 1st October 2014

NEW REPORT finds female genital mutilation in Mali is increasing. CHINE MBUBAEGBU hears how a society is afraid to change a centuries-old practice.

Open Bethlehem film shows a little town fighting for survival

by - 26th September 2014

FILM that was 10 years in the making kicks off a new campaign for lasting peace between Palestine and Israel. CHINE MBUBAEGBU meets the director.

Church relief effort highlights ‘1000s left on streets’ ahead of Iraqi winter

by - 24th September 2014

AN EGYPTIAN church has mobilised its network to help Iraqi refugees but one of its members, former MP Ehab El-Kharrat, tells JAYSON CASPER there are serious gaps in aid provision ahead of a freezing winter.

Muslim communities key to tackling rise of Islamic extremism?

by - 19th September 2014

IT'S ‘nothing to do with Islam’ says Britain’s security minister about terrorist atrocities in Iraq and Syria, so who should address growing public concern about Islamic extremism? CHINE MBUBAEGBU talks to Muslim faith leaders.

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