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· August, 2010

Stories about History from August, 2010

23 August 2010

Myanmar: Remembering the 1988 uprising

China: Hype on university virginity rate

On August 16, a survey report on university female student virginity rate was posted around university forums. Since the report was published under the name of Li Yinhe, the most...

21 August 2010

Bulgaria: Discovery of John the Baptist's Relics Causes Political Scandal

The discovery of what's believed to be St. John the Baptist's remains last month caused a political scandal and gave rise to a passionate debate in the Bulgarian community. Ruslan...

17 August 2010

Soviet History: “What Stalin Said About Hiroshima”

Haiti: Reparation?

Jamaica: Garvey's Birthday

A Quiet Independence Day for Pakistan

Given all the pain and gloom that surrounds the life of an ordinary Pakistani today, it is no surprise that this year's independence day was a quiet affair. Bloggers assert...

16 August 2010

Macedonia: Political Parties Obsess Over Facebook ‘Likes,’ Myth-Making

Macedonian bloggers comment on the attempts of political parties to show off their ratings via social networks, while the communication they offer remains devoid of substance.

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