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· March, 2010

Stories about Politics from March, 2010

31 March 2010

Brazil: São Paulo State police beat striking teachers

Departing governor of São Paulo José Serra will run for presidency; teachers today marked his final day with another protest. During a previous demonstration calling for pay rises and other...

Trinidad & Tobago: On Corruption

Bermuda: Overspending

Philippines: Online and Offline Student Protests for Education

Taiwan: Relations with the Pacific Islands and Australia

30 March 2010

Russia: Bombings Victims Commemoration; Analysis of TV-channels

Chile: The Process of Earthquake Reconstruction

Exactly a month after the devastating earthquake in Chile, President Sebastián Piñera announced a reconstruction plan for the country’s infrastructure and housing, prompting Chileans to provide opinions about how this...

China and Hong Kong: Post 80's Generation

Sweden: Parliament Recognizes the Assyrian Genocide

The Swedish Parliament has recognized as genocide the massacres that took place within the Ottoman Empire from 1913 to 1920 against the Armenian, Assyrian and Pontic Greek population - an...

Arab World: Earth Hour Marked Across the Region

Earth Hour is an annual event celebrated on the last Saturday in March. Awareness of Earth Hour has been spreading throughout the world since its inception in Australia in 2007....

29 March 2010

Russia: Sochi Games and the Circassian Genocide

RuNet Echo

In 2014, the Russian resort of Sochi will host the Winter Olympic Games, but the 700,000-900,000 of ethnic Circassians living in Russia are trying their best to prevent the country...

Jamaica: Responding to HIV

Trinidad & Tobago: Food Prices

Bermuda: Political Power

Russia: Initial Coverage of the Moscow Subway Bombings

RuNet Echo

Moscow's Monday morning routine was broken today by two subway suicide bombings, which killed at least 38 and wounded at least 70 people. Alexey Sidorenko translates some of the initial...

China: The potential of Microblogging

Russia: Theatre Play Based on Online Conference

27 March 2010

Japan: Long life to bluefin tuna. The experts’ word.

With 68 countries voting against, CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species that regulates the international trade of wild animals and plants, rejected a ban on Atlantic bluefin...

Russia: Two Video Scandals

RuNet Echo

In Russia this week it has been hard to miss the two scandals that, at first, appear to have only one thing in common: both are centered around amateur videos...

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