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US pulls plug on Pakistani 'Sesame Street'

THE US has cut funding to a popular Pakistani version of the children’s program “Sesame Street” amid allegations of fraud and abuse, a US official said on Tuesday (June 5).


The program, run under the umbrella of the US-based Sesame Workshop by a local theater group, had been awarded some $20m (£12.95m) in funds from the US Agency for International Development (USAID).


Known as “Sim Sim Hamara” it included some of the furry pupp

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