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5 December 2009

Stories from 5 December 2009

Ecuador: First results form Google Zeitgest

Chile: A Proper Funeral for Víctor Jara

On December 3 Chilean community celebrated a proper funeral for singer songwriter Víctor Jara, who was murdered 36 years ago during the military coup of Pinochet and has been an...

Jordan: Amman's Dating Scene

Iran: Fariba Pajooh, a blogger in prison

Iran: International Solidarity Builds Momentum

Japan: A History of Modern Japanese Literary Criticism

Russia: Online Forum Beats Media in Covering Night Club Fire

RuNet Echo

Fire at the night club "Lame Horse" in a central Russian city Perm killed more than 100 people. Local online forum Teron.ru quickly became the main source of information about...

Cameroon: Video Shows Harsh Conditions of Rural Medicine

As in many parts of Sub-Saharan Africa, doctors in Cameroon work without adequate training or equipment--a fact that in itself is not surprising, but is made disturbingly real by four...

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