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· December, 2009

Stories about History from December, 2009

Ghana:Visiting Cape Coast Castle

Cuba: History & Hope

Russia, U.S.: Billy Joel in 1987

The Balkans: Sarajevo-Belgrade Train

Hungary: Faluház/”Village House” in Budapest

Peru: Damage to Inca Walls Due to Construction of Hotel

Bahamas, Jamaica: Jonkonnu & Christmas

Haiti: Carnival

Russia: Role of Stalin Debated on RuNet

Heated discussions on RuNet in the wake of the 130th anniversary of Joseph Stalin showed how divided people are regarding his role in Russian history.

Palestine: Gaza's Bloggers Remember The War

It is one year since Israel launched its attack on the Gaza Strip. In this post, Gaza's bloggers remember the war.

China and Hong Kong: Bodyguards and Assassins

Bodyguards and Assassins is an action movie released during Christmas in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. As a patriotic film, it was originally set to release in October for celebrating...

Global: Tweeting for #Gaza

In honor of the one-year anniversary of Israel's attacks on Gaza in December 2008, a number of activists have planned a targeted "tweet for Gaza" campaign on Twitter. Jillian C....

Serbia: EU Membership Application

Bahamas: Culture Change

Iran:Hope in the Mourning Month

Belarus, Ukraine: British Literary Translator Vera Rich Dies at 73

Israel: Defining Parenting Styles

Trinidad & Tobago: Preserving Lion House

Cuba: Proceeding With Caution?

Poland: ‘Arbeit Macht Frei’ Sign Stolen from Auschwitz

Last Friday morning, the sign ‘Arbeit Macht Frei‘ ('Work Sets You Free') was stolen from the gate of former Nazi death camp in Auschwitz, near Krakow. The theft caused many...

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