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20 June 2009

Stories from 20 June 2009

Kyrgyzstan: Presidential race starts

Kazakhstan: The road ahead is murky for “Astana” cycling team

Kyrgyzstan: Japanese music comes to Bishkek

Afghanistan: Local conflict is aggravating

Kazakhstan: Defence minister fired

Kazakhstan: Graduate Test Results

Kazakhstan: Nuclear Scandal Deepens

Iran: Protesters break a taboo and defy Khamenei

One day after Islamic Republic Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei denounced protests and warned reformist leaders against taking to the streets, thousands of people demonstrated in Tehran. They were joined by...

India: RIP Sarod maestro Ali Akbar Khan

Palestine: Water Contamination In Gaza

Brazil: The country's largest university becomes a battlefield

For a day in June, a peaceful protest against police occupation at Brazil's largest university became a bloody confrontation for the first time since the dictatorship in the 1970s. The...

India, Bangladesh: East Or West, Bengal Is The Best

Iran: Security Forces attacked people

Iran: Mousavi's wife invites people to demonstrate

Iran: Women demand change

Japan: Iran from a Japanese viewpoint