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Nepal: Earth Tremors Fading, Monsoon Looming.

June 25, 2013
Kathmandu is gradually repopulating with residents like Anil who left soon after April’s earthquake. He explains that he returned to the capital from Chitwan (in south Nepal, bordering India). “I went for 20 days with father (also a taxi driver) and my stepmother; we have no house in the village, so we slept here”, he says, gently pounding the steering wheel of his taxi.

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Abla Khoury is a Beirut-based theater director. In 2004, as visiting resident director at LaMama Theater, NY, she talks about her latest production, "Expiration Date". sound Sample Abla Khoury, Beirut-based theater director 4:41

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