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· October, 2011

Stories about History from October, 2011

France: Calls for Official Recognition of 1961 Paris Algerian Massacre

Fifty years after the bloody suppression of a peaceful demonstration by Algerians in Paris, French officials are still struggling to admit their responsibility. Calls for the official recognition of the...

Puerto Rico: Remembering Luisa Capetillo

Colombia: Law 30 and “Operation Seventh Ballot” on Regional Election Day

Iran: Virtual U.S Embassy

History of Medicine in Southeast Asia

East Timor: Investing in Creativity and Culture

Barcelona artist David Palazón ended up in East Timor as a break from his career. Now he is coordinating a project to research Timorese culture in hopes of creating a...

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: 32nd Independence

Dominica: “Authentic Architecture”

Cuba: Lessons from Libya

Croatia: Alcatraz of Yugoslavia

Cuba: “Exterior” & “Interior” Blockades

Hungary: Live-Blogging Oct. 23 Opposition Protest in Budapest

Haiti: Enough of Occupation

China: Goodbye Gadhafi and Tyranny

Cuba: Qaddafi's End

France: Tunisian Diaspora Open “The Blue Finger Club”

The three-day anticipated vote for Tunisian living abroad is now over and has established a new "blue fingers club" on social media networks. Tunisian voters in France flaunt their ink-stained...

Iran: Be Scared, Dictator – Gaddafi is Dead

Several Iranian bloggers joined Libyans in celebration on Thursday, after longtime Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi was killed. Some bloggers longed for the end of dictatorship in Iran, as they shared...

Cuba: Upcoming Census

France: Blue Fingers and Tears of Joy as Tunisian Diaspora Vote

Tunisians living in France went to the polls today, ahead of the October 23 election in their country. Voters are voting freely and democratically for the first time in 50...

Commemorating Mozambique's Founding Father, Samora Machel

Mozambique commemorates on October 19, 2011, the 25th anniversary of the loss of its founding father and President Samora Machel, who was killed in a plane crash in Mbuzini, South...

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