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11 November 2008

Stories from 11 November 2008

Brazil: National Park Under Threat from Illegal Fires

For over a month now the Chapada Diamantina National Park has been burning relentlessly and lost 50 percent of its forest area (roughly the size of New York City). Authorities...

Bangladesh: Credible Election

India: Troubles in Assam

Brazil: Criminal fire at Chapada Diamantina National Park

Costa Rica: Differences in Customer Service

Environment: Planting Trees in Cameroon

Bangladeshi Photographers in Flickr

Iran: “Tehran Has No More Pomegranates”

Pakistan: Worlds Second Best Mayor

Syria: New Dawn for Humanity

Blogger Anas, shows an excerpt from the top of the front page of Al Watan Daily Syrian Newspaper, with a text saying....

MENA: Blogs and a social revolution

Saudi blogger, Esam Mudeer, clipped from CNN Arabic, an article asking -in light of last week's major events in the Arab world- if Arab blogs might lead a social revolution...

Bhutan Crowns New King: Refugees Barely Remembered

On November 6th, the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan officially crowned a new King, who was appointed almost two years ago. The fifth Dragon King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck is an...

Lebanon: offering the world’s most expensive chocolate

Egypt: What life has taught Galal Amin

Iran: Woman Activist Released on Bail

Iran: Graffiti from Tehran

Iran:Girls’ dormitory caught fire

Mexico: Last Mobilization of the Year for AMLO

Taiwan: Arrest of former President Chen

Honduras: Making a Living as an Artist