Julie McCarthy

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In Peaceful Sri Lanka, Army Holds Thousands Of Acres Seized In Civil War

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Since the country's long fight against Tamil separatists ended, the economy and democracy have advanced. But for thousands of civilians displaced by war, the fight to recover their land continues.


Sri Lanka's War Is Long Over, But Reconciliation Remains Elusive

Monday, June 29, 2015

The civil war is now six years in the past, but thousands of Tamil families are still looking for loved ones who disappeared during the conflict.


35,000 Bend It With Modi As India Launches World Yoga Day

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Led by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, tens of thousands of government officials, soldiers and students performed yoga in New Delhi Saturday for the first-ever International Day of Yoga.


Who Knew Yoga Could Be So Stressful!

Monday, June 15, 2015

Yoga is supposed to bring inner calm. So why are some people in India up in arms about the upcoming International Day of Yoga?


Brutal Attacks On Nuns Put India's Christians On Edge

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Despite a rash of attacks in recent weeks, Christians in India seem more willing to believe that the crimes were committed by thugs than Hindu religious extremists.


Praise For Indian PM's Diplomacy, Then A Backlash For His Undiplomatic Remark

Monday, June 08, 2015

He may have thought it was a compliment to say his Bangladeshi counterpart has done well "despite being a woman." Yes, it's now a hashtag.


Indian Prime Minister Gives Backhanded Compliment To Bangladeshi Counterpart

Monday, June 08, 2015

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi's praise for his Bangladeshi counterpart's tough stance on terrorism "despite being a woman" has sparked an avalanche of criticism and a Twitter hashtag.


Nestlé India In Hot Water Over Reports Of Excess Lead In Noodle Soup

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Sales of the popular instant soup, sold under the brand Maggi, have plunged since the food safety dispute erupted in India.


The Very Strange Life Of Nepal's Child Goddess

Thursday, May 28, 2015

She's young and beautiful. A glimpse of her is believed to bring good fortune. She's Nepal's Living Goddess, or Kumari, who is selected as a small child and lives a life of isolation and secrecy.


Indians Wait For Prime Minister Modi's Promises Of Better Days

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi won a historic election last year promising "better days are coming." He has now completed a year in office. We take stock of his achievements, or lack thereof.


Death Toll Rises To 750 As Heat Wave Sweeps Through India

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Over 750 people are dead in India — mostly in the South — as an intense heat wave grips the country.


Nepali Village Struggles To Recover From Earthquake

Monday, May 04, 2015

Some have vented their anger by throwing rocks at visiting politicians. Others have become social workers in their villages. But many Nepalis are absorbed in the daily struggle to find food and water.


U.S. Marines Arrive In Nepal To Distribute Earthquake Assistance

Monday, May 04, 2015

Nepal's government has struggled to distribute relief supplies to some of the villages in the mountains. But that's slowly getting better as aid groups organize and fan out across the country.


To Restore Its Shattered Treasures, Nepal Has A Secret Weapon

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Many of Nepal's historic treasures crumbled in last week's earthquake. But generations of wood and stone carvers have spawned a tradition that could help return monuments to their former glory.


He Carried His Mom On His Back For 5 Hours En Route To Medical Care

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The epicenter of the quake that struck Nepal was in the district of Gorkha, a few hours' drive from the capital of Kathmandu. We're just beginning to see the extent of the damage in villages there.


Nepalis In Worst-Hit Areas Suffer Through Devastating Destruction

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

In the mountains outside Kathmandu, little aid has reached the victims. About 95 percent of residents there are living outdoors because structures are not safe. Rain has added to their misery.


Nepal Earthquake Victims Are Desperate For Help

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

International aid groups have yet to reach the remote mountain villages where the expectation is that many may have been wiped off the map. In Kathmandu, there's anger that aid is too slow in coming.


In Nepal, Aftershocks Keep People Fearful And Out Of Their Homes

Monday, April 27, 2015

Aftershocks don't seem to be letting up following Saturday's major earthquake in Nepal. Thousands are dead. We report on what things look like at one of the country's most celebrated heritage sites.


Indian Farmer's Apparent Suicide Sparks Political Backlash

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Gajendra Singh was found hanging from a tree at a political rally in New Delhi earlier this week. His presumed suicide has become a cause célèbre for the country's disaffected farmers.


Australia Defeats India To Advance To Cricket World Cup Final

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Australia advanced to the Cricket World Cup final Thursday after defeating defending champions India. A look at the disappointed, cricket-obsessed nation.