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India Execution: Justice Done?

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Download It’s the second death penalty carried out in India in less than 3 months.

The Indian government executed Mohammad Afzal Guru, a Kashmiri Muslim convicted of the 2001 terrorist attack on the Indian Parliament.

Guru was informed of the government’s decision just a few hours ahead of his execution, while his family in Kashmir first heard the news from national television.

As Bismillah Geelani reports, many have welcomed the execution but others fear it could lead to more violence in Kashmir.

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No Ordinary Tour Guide

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Download Carlos Celdran is no ordinary Manila tour guide.

He’s also a pro-contraception activist who was recently sentenced to more than one year in prison for his protest.

In 2010, he interrupted a church service to show his support for the Reproductive Health Bill – heavily opossed by the Catholic Church.

Madonna Virola talks to Celdran about the protest after he filed his appeal to the court.

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Afghan Local Displacement Families Faced with Problem

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Download About 500,000 Afghans displaced by war are struggling to survive in camps, where they have been living for years.

Amensty International says they are not getting enough attention from the government and international donors.

Each winter there are reports of children dying in the harsh conditions in the camps around the capital Kabul.

Ghayor Waziri has their stories.

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Can Barisan Nasional Win Penang Over with Gangnam Style?

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Download PSY became a global phenomenon with his hit song ‘Gangnam Style’.

And he was invited this week to Penang to perform at a public event organised by the state’s Barisan Nasional party.

The ruling Barisan Nasional coalition lost five states in the 2008 election... and one of them was Penang.

Clarence Chua is in Georgetown to find out whether Barisan Nasional can ride on the success of Gangam Style to win votes.

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Young Journalists Hit the Streets of Burma

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Download In the past young people in Burma didn’t dream of becoming a journalist.

It was a dangerous professional that could land you in prison.

Journalists in Burma often kept their profession a secret from their family to protect them.

But as Burma starts to become more democratic and the government has changed its censorship laws…. things are changing.

Banyol Kong Janoi and Zar Ni have more from Rangoon.

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No Time For Play: Tuition in Burma

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Download Burma spent just 5 % of its national budget on education last year. Three times of that went on defense.

Parents are concerned that the teaching in schools in not up to scratch and their children are suffering.

Because of this, children as young as 7 are going to extra tuition classes until late at night - missing out on vital recreation time.

Ko Swe reports from Rangoon.

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More Research and Development Needed to Feed the World

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Download A fall-off in spending on agricultural research and development in some countries is contributing to high food prices and a rise in poverty.

The World Bank estimates 100 million people were thrown into poverty in 2008 when food prices soared.

The bank says some of the price rises in recent years can be traced back to falling investment in research.

As Karon Snowdon reports for Radio Australia, its urging a rethink by rich nations.

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Indonesia Falling Behind on Preserving History

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Download In Singapore and Malaysia, heritage areas have been bringing in tourist dollars for decades.

However in the Old Dutch areas of the Indonesian capital, there are very few foreign visitors and the buildings are falling apart.

It’s a lost opportunity for a city many tourists avoid.

Ben Westcott went with volunteers from one organisation trying to preserve Jakarta’s past.

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