US terminates funding for Pakistani Sesame Street

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June 5, 2012 9:53:19 AM PDT
The U.S. has terminated funding for a $20 million project to develop a Pakistani version of Sesame Street, the U.S. Embassy said Tuesday. The decision came as a Pakistani newspaper reported allegations of corruption by the local puppet theater working on the initiative.