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2 March 2010

Stories from 2 March 2010

French Muslims: From Colonisation to Citizenship

As Francophone Africa is celebrates the 50th anniversary of its independence from France or Belgium, and with the still rumbling "National Identity" debate as a backdrop, a new generation of...

Uruguay: José Mujica Sworn in as President

Under high expectations and continuing the left-leaning rule by the coalition party Frente Amplio (Broad Front), José Mujica was sworn in on March 1st as the new president of Uruguay.

Pakistan: Gawalmandi Food Street

India: The Battle Between Rin And Tide

Bangladesh: Some Unanswered Questions On The BDR Mutiny and Massacre

India: The Taslima Nasrin ‘article’ that cost two lives

Is India Intolerant To MF Hussain?

Chile: Army Deployed to Streets of Concepción

The situation in Concepción, Chile’s second largest city, has worsened considerably after the earthquake. Confirmed reports of uncontrolled looting, building collapses, violence, and even in some cases, arson led to...

Bahamas: International Women's Day

Trinidad & Tobago: Holi

Trinidad & Tobago: Choosing the Road March

St. Lucia: Bonding Over Books

Russia: Political Party Launches Social Network

Guyana: Ethical Debate

Cambodia's Great Internet Firewall?

To protect internet users against pornography, fraud and cyber theft, Cambodia's government has authorized a private company to control all local internet service providers. But bloggers are worried that the...

South Africa: 2010 Soccer World Cup – 100 Days and counting…

Ladies and gentlemen it’s here! The countdown is on and we are about to cross the psychological number of 100 days left to go. FIFA Soccer World Cup has become...

Azerbaijan: Prominent blogger on the BBC

Azerbaijan: Eastern Europe Free Press award

Myanmar: Privatization of Public Schools

Thailand: Guilty verdict for Thaksin