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11 September 2009

Stories from 11 September 2009

Azerbaijan: Good news… for a change

Egyptians React to the Sudanese “Sin”

Sudanese UN female employee Lubna Hussein faced threats of imprisonment and flogging for the “sin” of wearing trousers in Khartoum - and her saga is far from over. Marwa Rakha...

Uganda: Nine Dead in Kampala Riots

Riots in Kampala, the capital of Uganda, have led to the deaths of at least nine people (BBC) as members of the Baganda ethnic group clashed with police and military...

Bahrain: Remembering 9/11

Arab Women… Minors Until They Die

Though blessed with inner strength that enables them to deal with the shackles of their culture, some Arab women are dealt with as minors who will never reap the fruits...

Azerbaijan: 9/11 and Islam

India: Lisa Ray's Blog On Living With Cancer

Sri Lanka: The State Of Freedom Of Expression

China: Why Zhu Rongji remains popular

A new book of transcripts of major press meetings attended by China’s former Premier, Zhu Rongji (朱镕基), (the second-ranking leader) has immediately become a best-seller. As a statesman, he was...

Tribute To The Bangladeshis Killed in 9/11

Afghanistan: Riots in Ghazni

Ecuador: New Taxes Will Attempt to Help Economy

The Ecuadorian government recently announced plans to implement several changes in the tax code, as a way to boost employment and help the economy. However, several economic bloggers are concerned...

China: Interview with the CEO of duoban.com

South Korea: Prosecution for racist remarks

Brunei: Organizing a garage sale

Malaysia: Complaint vs telemarketers