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17 November 2009

Stories from 17 November 2009

Bhutan: Shangri-La or Ethnic Cleanser?

What is Bhutan? One camp glorifies Bhutan as the last Shangri-la and the other claims that it is practicing ethnic cleansing. Sonam Ongmo breaks some stereotypes.

Denmark: The Climate Debt Agents are Coming

The Climate Debt Agents are group of men and women from Denmark and Africa who are taking on the challenge of getting developed countries to pay their climate debt to...

Colombia: Video interview of 12 year old drug dealer

Nicaragua: Farmers express thoughts on Rural Development through video

Conversations for a Better World

The Alzar las Voces (Raise the Voices) project in Nicaragua brings farmers in rural communities the possibility to speak out through video telling of their concerns, their projects, their wishes...

Taiwan: Introducing Best English Blogs

Egypt: What do women want?

Bahrain: Three Kingfishers

Pakistan: Perils Of Wider Provincial Autonomy

Italy: Online activism fires up “No Berlusconi Day”

A group of bloggers-citizens has launched an International protest movement to demand the resignation of Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi due to scandals and corruption trials. More than 280,000 people...

Sri Lanka: The Mighty Multinationals

Japan: Magazine for People Living wjith Facial Scars

Japan: Top 60 Expressions of 2009

Japan: Deer wrangling and antler-cutting in Nara

Nestled in the heart of the Kansai region of Japan, Nara City exudes a subdued atmosphere unique from its neighboring Osaka and Kyoto. If there is a particular symbol of...

Cameroon: Southern Cameroon vs. La Republique du Cameroun

Cameroon: On Catholicism, abortion and homosexuality

Kenya: Who will pay for Kenya's new constitution?

Mali: My Mali visa experience

Suriname: Welcome to the Jungle

Dominica: Billboards Galore

Trinidad & Tobago: Banned from Parliament?

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