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· May, 2010

Stories about History from May, 2010

Philippines: Destroying another landmark

Algeria ,France: Film “Of Gods and Men” Sparks Conversation about Spirituality, Terrorism

Cannes 2010 award-winning film "Of Gods and Men" discusses the killings of the French monks of Tibhirine monastery in 1996. The movie sparks various reactions, from praises to spiritual debates,...

Sri Lanka: Unique Perspectives On The End Of War

Jamaica: Situation Improving?

Four days into the state of emergency imposed on the Jamaican capital, the situation is becoming clearer - not simply in terms of statistics - but in understanding the chain...

Russia: “Circassian Nationalism and the Internet”

Russia-USA: Like father like son

South Korea: The sinking of ROKS Cheonan

Latvia: May 9 in Riga

Ukraine: Medvedev in Kyiv; Yanukovych & the Wreath

Trinidad & Tobago: Indian Arrival Day

Africa: Celebrating Africa Day

France : At Cannes Film Festival, Hors-La-Loi Addresses Taboo, Raises Controversy

"Hors-La-Loi", a film directed by award-winning director Rachid Bouchareb, stirred up quite a controversy before and after its showing at the Cannes Film Festival. The film addresses the often dividing...

Bahrain: The Nazi is Coming

Japan: 1300 years in the making, celebration in Nara

While both culturally and physically a long ways from the modern capital of Tokyo, tracing back well over a thousand years into Japanese history one comes across Nara, a quiet,...

Argentina: Celebrating the Bicentennial on the Web

Argentina has been celebrating 200th anniversary of the beginning of the process of independence from Spain. A group of local bloggers have created a site called Your Bicentennial that will...

Egypt: A walk along a Mameluke street

Cameroon: Historical Dictional of Cameroon available

Diaspora: Youth and violence

USA: Recessions better for right than left?

USA: Hemp History Week, Saving Plant and Planet

In tough economic times, why would anyone ban industrial farming of a highly profitable and useful plant that requires almost no pesticides?

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