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10 December 2008

Stories from 10 December 2008

D.R. Congo: Authorities close Lake Bukavu to fishing

Bangladesh Gets Its Own Taj Mahal

Guadeloupe: Gas too expensive; the island is blocked!

After the general blackout in French Guiana, it's now the turn of the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe to wake up all numbed. The butterfly shaped island linked by the...

Bangla News Headline Aggregator in Unicode

Cuba: Human Rights Day

Today is International Human Rights Day - an annual reminder of the day on which the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights back in 1948....

South Asian Laborers Duped Again in Iraq

After 12 Nepalese laborers had been kidnapped and murdered by Iraqi terrorist group Ansar al-Sunna in 2004, there was hope that officials in Iraq, United States and in Nepal would...

DR Congo: Human Rights and Gender Violence Situation in North Kivu

Today is International Human Rights Day as well as the last day of the campaign "16 days of activism against gender violence" but in many parts of the world there's...

Puerto Rico, Barbados, Guyana: Indigenous Rights

Dominica: Rights of the Child

Bahamas: Death of an Icon

Trinidad & Tobago: Waste Not

Western Sahara: Trouble with McDonald's

DR Congo: Subversive photo montages

Mongolia: Local singer's John Lennon tribute

Kazakhstan: Krishnas Save Kazakhstan Farm

Uzbekistan: Bulgarian president hunts in Uzbekistan

Tajikistan: Aging Cars Resurrection

Kazakhstan: Human Rights Watch Condemns the OSCE “Ugly Trade”

Uzbekistan: Economic Model?

Afghanistan: Afghans Win Homeless Soccer World Cup

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