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Health and Medical
UCAN News - Sept 10
Catholic priest, catechist arrested in Jharkhand
Church leaders say the arrests in Jharkhand are part of a politically motivated campaign.
Uncertain future for Assam Muslims in BJP's India
Nearly two million non-Hindus face jail or deportation if they can't prove citizenship.
UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet mentions Kashmir, NRC
The MEA had said the NRC application form does not ask for the religion of the applicant and is "not an executive-driven process".
Kandanad church closed following stand-off between two factions
District Collector asks groups to go by Supreme Court verdict.
Calls ring out for probe into Papua violence deaths
UN involvement sought in Indonesia's Papua region, uncertainty surrounds actual number of those who have died.
Pakistan draws pope's attention to Kashmir clampdown
Pakistan's human rights minister tells Vatican diplomat 'fears of ethnic cleansing'.
Church rushes to help Vietnam flood victims
Food, essentials and shelter are provided for thousands of people in five swamped provinces.
Green groups launch anti-mining drive against 'rogue' firm
Aim is to protect the environment and the rights of tribal communities from Australian-Canadian company.
Rising seas, river erosion threaten Bangladeshi villagers
First-hand accounts of how climate change has wrecked lives and warnings of more to come.
Opinion & Analysis
Letter from Rome: The pope's detractors are seeing red
After pope announces new cardinals, he is being accused of 'stacking the deck' with cronies and outsiders.