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12 August 2009

Stories from 12 August 2009

Russia: “Kadyrov's Chaos”

Lithuania, Ukraine: Shoot Nations Photo Contest

Cambodia: Miss Landmine Pageant Raises Questions

The Miss Landmine pageant intends to empower landmine victims and challenge traditional notions of beauty. The winner receives a high-tech prosthetic limb. But the Cambodian government canceled the pageant this...

Bangladesh: Stigmatizing Homosexuals

India: How To Close Conversations

Cuba: Concert for Peace?

The Cuban Institute of Music has announced that popular Colombian singer Juanes is scheduled to perform at a "concert for peace" in Havana come September 20th. Cuban bloggers are divided...

Cuba, U.S.A.: Prisoner in Poor Health

Bahamas: Young Mother Killed

Trinidad & Tobago: Investigative Journalism?

China: Bubbles and Demographic Trends

Bermuda: Educate, Don't Leglislate

Jamaica: Four Athletes Cleared

China: Conversations with an Old Comrade on the Eve of the 60th Anniversary of the PRC

China: How Did Amoiist Break the Jail?

Pakistan: A Step In The Right Direction

Last week Pakistan's National Assembly passed a bill to outlaw domestic violence, which aims to stem domestic violence by requiring speedy criminal trials and taking a number of measures to...

Sri Lanka: Peaceful Elections

Bhutan: The Influence Of Mobile Phones

Singapore politicians debate on Facebook

Singapore: Reaction to Aung San Suu Kyi verdict

Russia, Ukraine: Music vs Politics