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26 November 2008

Stories from 26 November 2008

Angola: Children as young as 6 face accusations of witchcraft

Children as young as six years old have been accused of witchcraft and abandoned, mistreated, tortured and even killed in Angola, where such accusations are deemed valid. Clara Onofre investigates...

Brazil: Over 80 deaths in the worst environmental tragedy

Over 80 people have been killed in landslides and floods caused by heavy rain in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina, and the death toll is rising by the...

Madagascar: Land deal with Daewoo finally rejected by authority

Congratulations Pour in on Queen Rania's Youtube Award

Bloggers from across the Middle East and North Africa are tipping their hats to Jordan's Queen Rania, and her visionary initiative on YouTube, after she was awarded YouTube's first-ever Visionary...

Russia: Circassian case for self-determination

Singapore: Economy and rights

Searching for blogs in Myanmar

Myanmar: Social networking site

Indonesia: “Security camera” show in a hotel TV

Russia: Moscow plans of financial glory

Indonesia: Elections and used car markets

Russia: Murder of Vladikavkaz Mayor

Russia: In the wake of financial crisis

India: First photographs of Mumbai blasts on flickr

The first photographs from Mumbai on flickr are coming up. Vinu from Vinu's Online Cloud has uploaded a lot of photographs from the streets of Mumbai. MumbaiHelp is back online...

India: Terror attacks continue in Mumbai

In what appears to be a surreal sense of reality, television channels are airing footage from the various places in Southern Mumbai that are being attacked. Ultrabrown writes – A...

India: Blasts, Gunfire and Terror in Mumbai

In a series of blasts and shoot outs, the city of Mumbai appears to have come under attack. According to the news, there appear to be at least seven different...

Venezuela: Jose Ignacio Cabrujas and His Mark on Society

One of the great Venezuelan critics provided thoughts on daily life. However, since his passing, many are left wondering what he would have said about the events of today. Jose...

Iran: Art gallery was shutdown

Armenia: Eurovision Contenders

Watch ‘Best of the Blogs’ Awards LIVE

The winners of this year's Best of the Blogs awards (The BoBs) will be announced in Berlin tomorrow, November 27, 2008 (8pm CET). The event is open to the public....