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· June, 2011

Stories about History from June, 2011

29 June 2011

Honduras: Zelaya Supporters March on Two-Year Anniversary of Coup

Filipinos Commemorate Jose Rizal's 150th birthday

Jose Rizal is the Philippines' national hero and one of the first Asian leaders and intellectuals who advocated freedom from colonial rule through peaceful means in late 19th century. His...

28 June 2011

Angola: The City Evolves and the “Icons” Vanish

Libya: Photographs from Rich, Vibrant and Historic Times

British-Libyan surgeon and humanitarian who writes under the pen name Amal Al-Leebi went nostalgic and published some old pictures from previous visits to Libya on his Twitter account, @libyansrevolt to...

27 June 2011

Video: Celebrating the Solstice

The celebrations for Summer and Winter Solstices were full of lanterns, dances, flowers and bonfires. Lets tour around the world to check out the different celebrations: Solstice at Stonehenge, Feast...

Haiti: BBBC Benefits in Question

South Africa: On Being White and Feeling Ashamed

Indonesia's 24 world records

China: The politics of hydroelectricity

23 June 2011

Europe: “Greek Drama Doesn't Transcend Hellenic Borders”

Russia: Rodric Braithwaite's “Afgantsy”

Balkans: Ratko Mladic and Justice

Croatia: EU Membership Approval

On June 10, 2011, Croatia was cleared to become the newest member state of the European Union. There is still a long road before Croatians are officially a part of...

Russia: Yelena Bonner, Andrei Sakharov's Widow, Dies

Zambia: Chiluba Funeral Donation Call Raises Eyebrows

Zambian netizens have received an appeal by their government to donate money towards an estimated US$1 million of funeral costs for the late former president Frederick Chiluba with incredulity, considering...

Egypt: A Decade of Street Activism Discussed at Tweet Nadwa

In what is set to become a weekly event, Egyptian Twitter users gathered once again for a second round of their twitter-simulating discussions known as Tweet Nadwa [ar] (forum) to...