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· September, 2012

Stories about International Relations from September, 2012

New Caledonia: Political Tension Grows Over Rights to Nickel Mines

Russia: The Kostin Report & the Trojan Horse of American ICT

Earlier this week, the media got a sneak peek at a new report on the foreign penetration of the RuNet and the potential manipulation of the country's future elections. The...

China: University's Stability Maintenance Instructions on Diaoyu Islands Dispute

Algeria: Calls for Anti-US Protests Fall on Deaf Ears

Western embassies were targeted by protesters in many Arab nations after an anti-Islamic movie trailer was published online. Yet calls for protests in the capital of Algeria, Algiers, went mostly...

Why Mali's Army is Hesitant about Foreign Intervention in the North

Ukraine: Localized ‘Yes-butno’ Meme Highlights ‘Most Popular Stereotypes’

The Yes-butno meme "created to break assumptions and stereotypes that everyone makes about various cultures, genders, sexualities, etc", has gone viral on the Ukrainian segment of Facebook, thanks to Lviv-based...

DR of Congo: Rwanda is Helping the Rebellion, says Human Rights Watch

Japan: Misreporting on “1,000 Chinese Boats” Headed for Disputed Islands

Spain: Catalans Continue to Push for Independence

Since last Tuesday saw the largest pro-Catalan independence rally in the region's history, pro-independence activists have continued to pressure politicians to match rhetoric with swift action. Read an overview of...

Philippines: TEDxDiliman Trends on Twitter

More than 100 attendees trooped to the University of Philippines campus in Diliman to witness TEDxDiliman 2012. Several recognizable personalities were invited as this year's speakers. Meanwhile, on the internet,...

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Hatred in the Caucasus

Azerbaijan: Political Forces United on Pardoned Axe Murderer

India, Pakistan: Let People Meet

Saint Lucia, St. Vincent: Going to Canada? Got to get a Visa!

Early last week, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) imposed visa requirements for entry on five countries, including two from the Caribbean - Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines....

Japan: Film Festival to Celebrate Peace Day

Madagascar: How a Tiny Island Can Explain the Root of the Crisis

China: Writer said “I am a Traitor”

China, US: Anti-Japan Protesters Stop Ambassador's Vehicle

Albania: Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival

Tunisia: In Defense (sort of) of French Weekly on the Muhammad Cartoons

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