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12 November 2009

Stories from 12 November 2009

Paraguay: Indigenous Group Sprayed Aerially with Pesticides

In eastern Paraguay, 217 members of the Ava Guaraní indigenous community came down with health symptoms, believed to be caused by intentional aerial spraying with pesticide, after refusal to vacate...

Algeria-Egypt: Online Feud Over Football Match

Tension is building between Egyptian and Algerian football fans ahead of a decisive football match due to take place in Cairo on November 14, which could determine which of both...

USA: Photo of Immigration Data Wishlist

Jamaica: Home Remedies

Bahamas: Sister's Keeper

Trinidad & Tobago: Executive Presidency?

Barbados, Jamaica: Focus on Flogging

Nigeria: Nigerian bloggers receives Change Agent Award

Uganda: The Grasshopper Syndrome takes root

Nepal: Maoist Protests Disrupt Life In Kathmandu

Zimbabwe: Old Mutual should stop funding Mugabe's propaganda machine

Ethiopia: Color and identity in Ethiopia

Sri Lanka: The General Resigns

The Chief of Defence Staff of Sri Lanka General Sarath Fonseka has resigned today and speculations are high that he will run for presidency in the next election as a...

Venezuela: BarCamp Caracas 2009

Tanzania: Tanzania's got style

Culture and Business News about Capetown in Japanese

Ecuador: X Biennial in Cuenca

India, Pakistan: Animosity Despite Similarities

A Quest to Unite Religious Communities: The Charter for Compassion

In a world of fragmentation and religious division, a unique and much anticipated document will be released to the world on November 12, after months of collaborative work by diverse...

India: Impressions Of TED India

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