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· October, 2011

Stories about International Relations from October, 2011

24 October 2011

Zambia: Netizens Divided Over Sata's Apology to Angola

Since he took over as Zambia’s president after the September 20 election, Michael Sata has committed several diplomatic blunders. The biggest talking point is his apology to the Angolan government...

Haiti: Enough of Occupation

Libya: A Convenient Execution

China: Goodbye Gadhafi and Tyranny

China: New Global Order in Car Ads

North Korea: Lessons Kim Needs to Learn from Libya

23 October 2011

Jordan: Alternative Voices on the World Economic Forum

From October 21 to 23, Jordan hosted the World Economic Forum's Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Arab World. This year, as the Arab world continues...

Moldova, Russia: Controversial Russian Blogger Escapes Prosecution in Moldova

RuNet Echo

Russian blogger Eduard Bagirov was detained in Chisinau, Moldova, this June and charged with organizing the April 2009 post-election riots there. He was released and placed under house arrest but...

22 October 2011

Bangladesh: Occupy Dhaka, Joining the Movement Against the 1%

Occupy Wall Street and We Are 99%, the peaceful protests that started last month in New York City's financial capital have already spread in many countries of the world. Hundreds...

Armenia: An Azerbaijani car in Yerevan

21 October 2011

Czech Republic: Reactions to Qaddafi's Death; Trade Relations With Libya

Nepal: Prime Ministers India Visit Draws Attention

South Asia: Reactions on the New Beginning of Libya

After the death of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, people from all over the world are expressing their views on his reign, the way he died and the new beginning it...

20 October 2011

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...

19 October 2011

Israel: Netanyahu Rapped for Exploiting Shalit's Return

Kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit is back home after 1,941 days of Hamas captivity. It is left for social media and a few marginal sections of the online newspapers to...

France: A Criticism of the “Imperialist Consensus”

18 October 2011

Zimbabwe: Deportations of Zimbabweans a Political Move

“Mwana washe muranda kumwe” is an old Zimbabwean saying which means that when one is a foreigners they are a nobody in the eyes of the host country and this...

Arab World: Celebrations Break Out as 477 Palestinians Released

Tweeps have been busy today following the details of the Israel-Palestine prisoner swap, which saw the release of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, in exchange for 1,027 Palestinian prisoners. Here is...

Iran: Syrians carry “Khamenei's coffin”