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10 March 2010

Stories from 10 March 2010

Russia: Two Journalists Kidnapped in Caucasus

Azerbaijan: “Ordinary people with extraordinary talent”

Bahamas: Staying Power?

Trinidad & Tobago: Inertia

Trinidad & Tobago: Thought Bubbles from London

Bulgaria: CME Buys Bulgaria's Most Watched TV Channel

Ruslan Trad reports on the recent sale of bTV, one of the most popular TV channels in Bulgaria, to Central European Media Enterprises.

Jamaica: Remembering Watson

Barbados: Murder Charge

Middle East: Mourning the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Mosque

Mohamed Sayed Tantawi, the Grand Sheikh of the Al-Azhar mosque in Cairo, Egypt, has died at age 81. Reactions to his death have varied from mourning to critical recollections of...

Macedonia: Most Popular Pop Songs on YouTube

Chile: Earthquake Reveals Social Inequalities

The quick burst of lawlessness that ensued after the February 27 earthquake in Chile sparked a national debate about the existing social and economic inequalities in the country.

Azerbaijan: Appeal court upholds ruling against video blogging youth activists

Nigeria: Images of children killed in Jos

China: Zola's English blog

India: Sugarcane Price Stirs Worry

Ecuador: Guayaquil Demands Greater Budget Allocation

The municipal government of Guayaquil, Ecuador, recently held a "March for Dignity" demanding greater budget allocation from the central government. However, it was also an opportunity for its Mayor, Jaime...

Azerbaijan: Confusion over Internet problems with Azadliq site

In the past few days in Azerbaijan, some users have complained that many sites, including Yahoo Mail, Gmail and Facebook, were inaccessible. When one news site was affected, however, some...

Japan: No Nukes

Nicaragua: The Passing of Musician Salvador Cardenal

China: Do Chinese people live with dignity?

China’s top leader has made a historic statement regarding human rights and human dignity which has posed both doubts and meaningful questions. During this year's Spring Festival, China's Premier Wen...

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