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· October, 2012

Stories about History from October, 2012

Mongolia: Goodbye, Lenin

Senegal: Casamance Region Hopes for Peace Through Deal in Rome

On October 13 and 14, preliminary talks took place in Rome between representatives of the Senegalese government and of the Movement of Democratic Forces of Casamance (Mfdc). Casamance is a...

Grenada: Remembering a Revolution

October 19 marked the 29th anniversary of the bloody military coup in Grenada which ousted leader Maurice Bishop from government and prompted the United States-led invasion of the country. Two...

Madagascar: Preserving National Heritage with Video Archiving

A Civil Society Initiative has been set up to preserve the 'collective memory' of Madagascar by digitally archiving videos detailing its, often controversial, history. The Fl@H Association was set up...

Trinidad & Tobago: R.I.P., Bertie Marshall

Peru Holds Annual Processions for the Lord of the Miracles

Every year during October, Lima (Peru's capital city) shows its devotion to the Lord of the Miracles. Here's a brief summary of the history behind this huge Peruvian religious event,...

Uganda: Getting Ready for the Second Coming of #Kony2012

Burundi: Celebrating The First Democratically Elected President

Vietnam: Impact of Agent Orange

Indonesia: Impact of Bali Bombing

Blogger's Visit to Tokyo's Rare Korean Book Center

Cambodia: Life Under the Khmer Rouge Regime

Uganda Marks 50 Years of Independence

On Tuesday 9 October, 1962, Uganda got its independence from Britain. As the country celebrated its Golden Jubilee recently, Ugandans online have been using Twitter and Facebook to share their...

Egypt: Remembering Maspero; Waiting for Justice to be Served

Egyptians recalled the tragic events of the Maspero massacre today, vowing to avenge the blood of martyrs and keep the revolution going. On October 9 last year, 28 Christian Copts...

Swaziland: The Princess show-stopper ‘virginity dance’

Ukraine: Communist MP's Facebook Account Suspended, Then Restored

Venezuela: A Country in Suspense

Bhutan: Bad Hair Days

Egypt: Abusing the October 6 War

Thailand: Films Chosen for Historical Registry

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