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2 December 2008

Stories from 2 December 2008

Cuba: Journalist of the Year?

Azerbaijan: Seven Beauties

Barbados: Appearances Matter

DRC: Cartoons satirize Congolese politics

It's been just one month since Congolese President Joseph Kabila named a new government in an effort to quell mounting criticism over his inability to quell rebel violence in the...

Cote d'Ivoire: Ivorian blogger wins BOB

Cameroon's rich and powerful

Cameroonian blogger Le blog du Prési… lists Cameroon's rich and powerful. Average profile: an octogenarian currently or formerly in government, who is likely to have seen the inside of a...

Pakistan: Riots in Karachi continues

Thailand: Airport crisis hurting ordinary persons

The airport chaos is hurting Thailand’s tourism industry, even the economy of its neighbors. But it must be pointed out that ordinary persons, Thais and foreigners, are suffering more. Tourists...

Iran: Five million dollars for filtering

India: Mumbai Limps Back To Life

D.R. Congo: Journalist's murder highlights fragile democracy

While fighting continues in the North Kivu province of the DR Congo in spite of a well-publicised ceasefire, in the relatively peaceful neighboring province of South Kivu yet another journalist...

Japan: World AIDS Day Series and the Red Walk

Armenia: World AIDS Day Observed

Yesterday marked the 20th World AIDS Day, and although the event was marked on a small scale in the Armenian capital, it was nevertheless observed in a country where such...

El Salvador: HIV and AIDS Statistics

Japan: Japanese man living in Mexico City Int'l Airport

Cuba: Latin American Film Festival in Havana

North Korea in Blogs

Information about North Korea is hard to come by. People interested in the country have to look to blogs and forum postings of recent travelers and North Korea watchers to...

China: Creative mind of Chinese peasant

Bolivia: Néstor Taboada Terán Wins National Prize for Culture

Serbia: Belgrade Photos

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