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19 November 2009

Stories from 19 November 2009

Poland: Anonymous Blogger to Write About a Daily Tabloid

An anonymous journalist who used to work for a Polish daily tabloid called Fakt, started a new blog, BrukowiecStory ("TabloidStory" in English), in which he wants to write the truth...

Brazil: Do banks have metal or melanin detector doors?

Most banks in Brazil use revolving doors with metal detectors. But are they being used as an excuse to discriminate against people? A citizen media video reveals at least one...

Pakistan: Not Eliminated

Sri Lanka: What Is Your Race?

Global Health: World Toilet Day Raises a Stink

While it may sound like a bad joke, today's World Toilet Day focuses on a not-so-funny issue impacting almost half the world's population -- a lack of toilets and sanitation.

Bangladesh: Corruption Reduction Policy Under Question

Bangladesh: The Long Awaited Verdict

Laos: Southeast Asia Games Village

Australian Peacekeepers in East Timor

Disturbing Images Blogged on alleged Timor Assassin

Puerto Rico: No. 35

Australia: Asylum Seekers test tough but humane approach

There has been a spike in asylum seekers coming to Australia by boat following the increasing violence in Afghanistan and the defeat of the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka. The...

Trinidad & Tobago: Social Media Crimefighting

Barbados: Mini Monaco?

Cuba, U.S.A.: Questions for Obama

Burmese Songs to be Used as Ring Tones in Thailand

Bermuda: Sitting on the Dock of the Bay

Japan: British teenager becomes a YouTube star

She is British, blond, slim and cute. Her name is Beckii Cruel [ja] and, at age 14, has become an idol on the Japanese web. Beckii Cruel started to gain...

Jamaica: Defence Against the Defence Force

Uruguay: Film About Robots Invading Montevideo