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· May, 2008

Stories about Breaking News from May, 2008

31 May 2008

Brazil: Visible and Invisible Indians and Scoops

Brazilian Indians were in the spotlight of world media this week. From the images of an uncontacted tribe in the Amazon, to the enraged protest caught on camera against the...

30 May 2008

China: After the quake, hoping for aid

From inside and outside China, concerned citizens are helping, and putting their hands out to help the victims of the devastating 7.9 in the Richter scale earthquake that leveled out...

27 May 2008

Malawi's Ex-President Under House Arrest

Following recent reports of alleged coup plotters, police picked up and put Malawi's former president Bakili Muluzi under house arrest. Lilongwe-based Journalist Bright Sonani gives eyewitness accounts as events unfolded...

China: Relief tents embezzled, while stoppers got arrested

Diaster-relief tents were found in up-scale community and college campus in Chengdu city rather than any refugee site where they should be. Activists took action to check out the fact,...

Lebanon: A deal is reached in Doha

21 May 2008

Philippines in mourning over death of legendary labor leader

The death of Filipino veteran labor leader, street parliamentarian and legislator Crispin “Ka Bel” Beltran at 11:48 am Tuesday due to massive head injuries saddened and shocked many Filipinos. He...

19 May 2008

Malawi: To believe or not to believe rumors of a coup plot

Following Victor Kaonga's Monday May 12th breaking news post of the unusual arrests in Malawi of high ranking former and current military and police officers, as well as opposition figures,...

China:国殇; survival stories in QUAKE

No pen could suffice to write out all those happened and happening in where the quake struck. But undeniable, numerous common people created one after another legends of life,survival and...

Paraguay: Marginalized Sectors Drawing Attention to Demands

Storm batters north Philippines

18 May 2008

Japan: Earthquake aid starts healing process

The largest ever dispatch of aid to China from Japan took place last week when Japanese rescue teams were dispatched to Chongqing. Thanks expressed by Chinese in bulletin boards made...

17 May 2008

Japan: Bloggers criticize Greenpeace over whale-meat theft

The reputation of Greenpeace Japan appears to have dropped a few notches this week, with news that the organization, in order to expose the theft of whale meat by crew...

16 May 2008

Bangladesh: Child Labour

India: Dr Binayak Sen and the Government

Zimbabwe: Taking your power back

Myanmar: Citizen videos in Cyclone Nargis’ aftermath

Despite restrictions on journalists imposed by the Burmese junta who govern the country, people have been going out and recording what is really happening to the victims of this natural...

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