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16 February 2010

Stories from 16 February 2010

Italy: Realtime Video of Maierato Landslide

Russia: What Happens To Suitcase In Airport

Pakistan: Let Reason Prevail

Sri Lanka: Microfinance Making A Difference

India: Civic Sense And Liberty

Citizen Video wins George Polk Journalism Award

Haiti: Between Grief and Love

Despite the difficulties encountered by Haitians to get back to a normal daily life after the destructive earthquake of January 12th and the ongoing grieving in people's hearts, a place...

Russia: 17-Year-Old Builds Popular Video Chat

China: What will shutting down Beijing's liaison offices do for petitioners?

A planned move to shut down most of Beijing's 'liaison offices', many of which run their own restaurants and hotels as part of lobbying efforts aimed at the central government,...

Iran: Bus Drivers Union Calls for Green-Labor Unity

China: Turning Buzz back on

Ghana: Constitution Review Meets Interesting Proposals

In 2008, during the presidential elections, candidates promised Ghanaians a review of the nation’s constitution. What made this pledge more appealing was the contenders’ - President John Atta Mills included...

China: Twitter trap?

Russia and Korea: Siberian Timbering

Georgia: Friends of Freedom for Peace

Egypt: Recall your Corolla

Egypt: One year on from Gaza

Syria: Happy fifth birthday

Egypt: Nadia the flying fish

Saudi Arabia: Beware of Flirtation Charges!