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Child malnourishment in city slums a problem to be addressed by...

DHAKA (Xinhua) - Fourteen-year-old Lamia who uses single name looks younger than her actual age. She has been living in a slum in Bangladesh’s...

Canada highway throws lifeline to Arctic hamlet

TUKTOYAKTUK, Canada (AFP) - Life can be tough in Tuktoyaktuk, a Canadian hamlet on the Arctic Ocean where one in three are jobless. But things...

India’s heritage city races to save icons from polluted ruin

AHMEDABAD, India (AFP) - Traffic chokes the centuries-old stone archway into Ahmedabad’s historic quarter, the snarl of honking rickshaws and sputtering buses coats the...

Book World: FBI agents who clumsily conned a con man

|     Scott W Berg, The Washington Post     | IN OCTOBER 1976, FBI agent JJ Wedick Jr supervised what he thought would be a one-day undercover...

Humour can teach kids about their bodies

|     Howard J Bennett, The Washington Post     | CHILDREN love potty humour. Although no one wants their kids to shout PEE or POOP in the...

At Dog Tag Inc, veterans whip up cookies and business plans...

|     Mary Hui     | WITH cold rain drumming down from drab skies one recent afternoon, a light-filled classroom above the warmth of the Dog Tag...

A few months after Harvey, Houston’s long recovery quietly heads inside

|     Scott Wilson     | WHEN Hurricane Harvey hit and hovered for days above the city of Houston, a half-dozen school district employees manning...

Departing NSA veterans catch eye of Silicon Valley investors

|     Aaron Gregg     | WITH a newly minted PhD in “pure math” in 2004 (it was actually a dual PhD in math and...

How this mum turned late husband’s birthday into favourite day...

|     Allison Klein The Washington Post     | WHEN Tyra Damm lost her husband to brain cancer in 2009 after 15 years of marriage, her heart...

You’re going where? Eugene, Oregon

|    Andrea Sachs    | I DROPPED into Eugenelandia - a real place, not one played on TV - and what did I see? Characters sporting...

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