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11 November 2009

Stories from 11 November 2009

Uganda: National unity government unlikely

Denmark: Immigrants offered money to leave the country

Denmark is offering immigrants from “non-Western” countries 100,000 Danish kroners (US$20,000) if they volunteer to move “home”. A Facebook group protesting the law has been set up to collect 100,000...

Africa: The UnAfrican African

Brunei: Searching for E-book devices

Azerbaijan: Bloggers sentenced

As many of their supporters feared, and on the same day as a round table on the case against two detained video blogging youth activists, a court in Baku, Azerbaijan,...

Brunei: Youngest woman to ski South Pole

Vietnam: Food safety

USA: Responding to Hate Crimes against Latino Immigrants

China: Death as business

Taiwan: Spirit medium

China: Sino-Indian tension and Dalai Lama

China: Drought and the Three Gorges Dam

Since September this year, China’s Three Gorges Dam, the world’s largest hydropower scheme, has began a plan to raise its reservoir to its ideal height of 175 metres. In October,...

Morocco: Islamic Finance Banks

El Salvador: The Blog Hunnapuh Moves to New Domain

South Africa: Sesame Street's HIV-Positive Muppet Raises Awareness

As the children's show Sesame Street celebrates its 40th anniversary this month, premiering its new season today, one Muppet named Kami, on its South African edition, continues to help combat...

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