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17 January 2010

Stories from 17 January 2010

Senegal offers free land to Haitian earthquake survivors

Senegalese president, Abdoulaye Wade, has been making headlines by offering free land to any Haitian earthquake survivors who wish to "return to their origins," according to a spokesperson. Online, the...

Haiti: Beyond the Capital

Much of the coverage of the destruction in the earthquake's aftermath has been focused in and around Haiti's capital city, Port-au-Prince. But many other areas close to the 'quake's epicentre...

Chile: Emapanadas of Con Cón

Haiti: International clashes over humanitarian assistance

Five days after the terrible earthquake which has partly destroyed the capital city, Port-au-Prince and others like Leogane and Jacmel, it has been very difficult for rescuers, medical teams and...

Iran: Helping Haiti

Haiti: Waiting for water

Nearly six days after the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti, a severe shortage of drinking water in Port-au-Prince hampers relief efforts. Pleas for water issued via Twitter and other media highlight...

Algeria: Indigenous March for Autonomy

Indigenous Algerian Kabyles took to the streets demanding more autonomy from the central state. Amidst a media blackout imposed by the authorities, supporters of the marchers reported the event on...

Haiti: Hoping for Miracles

Haiti: Power of Music

Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti: Aid

Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti: Blame the Alcohol

Barbados, Haiti: Canine Contribution

St. Lucia, Haiti: Role of Social Media

Is France letting Haiti down?

India: Demise Of An Icon

India, Bangladesh: Transit Rights And Opportunity For North East India

Afghanistan: Slow progress on power supply

Georgia: Penisman, an alternative superhero

Turkmenistan: New way out for the natural gas

Japan: Remembering the Great Hanshin Earthquake

As images from Haiti circle the globe, people in another part of the world are remembering an earthquake which wreaked havoc in their own country. On January 17, 1995, a...

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