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· January, 2011

Stories about War & Conflict from January, 2011

Somalia: Those with guns should be allowed to govern

Maldives: No Plan To Combat Terrorism

Azerbaijan: Bloggers remember Hrant Dink four years on

Wednesday marked the fourth anniversary of the murder in Istanbul of Hrant Dink, the Turkish-Armenian journalist, editor, and human rights activist who advocated for reconciliation and friendship between nations, and...

D. R of Congo: Obama's invasion of DRC

Samsung Released An Optimistic Outlook on Korean Security

Tunisia: Serbian Tourists Refuse to Return Home

Eleven Serbian tourists spending their holidays in Tunisian resort towns of Sousse and Hammamet have categorically refused to leave this North African country before the end of their tour arrangement....

Taiwan: Don't be a lousy traveler

Sudan: Chronicles of Darfur

Zambia: Barotseland becomes hotbed of contention

Long considered a non-issue because of backdoor political posturing that occurred through decades of one party rule in Zambia, the Barotseland Agreement of 1964 appears to finally have become a...

Mexico: Women's Rights Activist Killed

China: Tense days and nights in Tunis

Excerpts of a series of blog posts this week from a Chinese woman living and working in the Tunisian capital.

Zambia: Restless Western Province Erupts Over Independence Agreement

The Western Province administrative capital, Mongu, on Friday erupted when Lozi tribal loyalists who want to secede from the rest of Zambia fought running battles with police on the day...

Tunisia: Fears of Insecurity Overshadow the Joys of Freedom

On January 14, 2011, President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali abruptly fled the country he ruthlessly ruled for more than two decades. The people of Tunisia took to the streets...

Brazil: Police brutality during student protest

Mexico: Indigenous Town Burned by Arsonists

Lebanon: Eleven Cabinet Members Resign, Toppling Government

More big news from the Arab world this evening as Lebanon's government has reportedly collapsed, following the resignations of 11 cabinet members. The cabinet members, all members or allies of...

France, Tunisia: Has the Minister of Foreign Affairs Lost Her Mind?

Honduras: Kidnapped Leader of Peasant Movement Escapes

Côte d'Ivoire: The Quest for Normalcy and the Colonial Conundrum

Often portayed as living in a country on the brink of civil war, Ivorian citizens are trying hard to disprove this fatalistic narrative in the traditional media by calling for...

El Salvador: Top Stories of 2010

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