· December, 2010

Stories about Breaking News from December, 2010

Lebanon: Forest Fires Rage

  6 December 2010

“…over 100 fires were reported between 4 and 7 pm yesterday. There’s still a fire going on in the region of Fatri, one in Baabda closing on the Jamhour electricity station and another in Zahle in the Mimosa factory,” reports Najib on the fires burning around Lebanon during this weekend.

Bangladesh: Grameengate And Beyond

  5 December 2010

The hottest topic in Bangladesh now is the allegation against Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus of diverting foreign aid from Grameen Bank to another sister company called Grameen Kalyan. An investigative documentary was aired in a Norwegian Television and local media jumped on this story. The bloggers are divided on this issue.

Barbados: What's in Wikileaks?

  3 December 2010

“We have mixed feelings about Wikileaks but we have no control over what has been done, so we might as well make it a learning experience”: Barbados Free Press speculates over the content of the cables pertaining to their country.

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