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25 November 2008

Stories from 25 November 2008

Senegal: Billionaire hopes auto rickshaws can create thousands of jobs

A plan to create 60,000 new jobs by importing tens of thousands of auto rickshaws to Senegal has sparked an impassioned online debate.

France Antilles news website launched

Burkina Faso: Fertility and Underdevelopment

Thailand: Rallies and Twitter updates

Thailand’s anti-government protesters have surrounded the Parliament building; they are demanding the resignation of the Prime Minister. Thai bloggers and Twitter users have been sending updates about the protest actions...

Afghanistan: Meeting Sayed Pervez Kambakhsh

Nasim Fekrat, an independent Afghan journalist, met with imprisoned journalism student Sayed Pervez Kambakhsh in Pul-e Charkhi prison. He seemed disappointed and desperately waved at me. Only for a few...

DRC: Didace Namujimbo Radio Okapi Journalist Murdered

Russia: The Plight of Journalism

Latvia: Images of an abandoned past

China and Japan: Paper Schools at Earthquake Zone

China: Photos of Longnan Mass Incident

Chile: Construction of a Zoo in Curicó

Guatemala: 3,000 XO Computers to Be Donated

Guatemala: The 5th Annual Jilotepeque Festival

Ecuador: High Monthly Salary for Assembly Members

Argentina: Created By Immigrants?

Philippines: Hunger and poverty

Malaysia: Yoga is OK for Muslims but…

Laos: Street lighting

Thailand: Protesters surround Parliament building

East Timor: Air quality