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18 March 2010

Stories from 18 March 2010

Global: Furs And Fashion

Last month the fashion world went literally “wild” during the unveiling of fall collections. They had models strutting the catwalk in so much fur, it was scary enough to make...

Bangladesh: The China Card

Slovenia: Minister arrested by police

India: Masters, Not Representatives

Bangladesh: Climate Change

St. Lucia: Literary Festival

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: The Law is an Ass

Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana: Miss Tourist

Bermuda: Lack of Confidence

China: Confession of a ‘Second Generation Migrant Worker’

China’s hukou system, adopted in 1958 to control population movement, has long been criticized for tying the population to their place of origin. With the mass migration of rural workers...

Ukraine: Differing views of the Orange revolution

Iran: Opposition leader used You Tube for New Year Message

Chile: Tu Sunami jabs at President, quakes and aftershocks

Iran: Jailed blogger's mother called to release his son

Blogging about the Caribbean's Repeating Islands

An interview with Ivette Romero-Cesareo and Lisa Paravisini-Gebert, the scholar-bloggers behind Repeating Islands, a blog that covers Caribbean literature, art, and culture and cuts across the region's language barriers.

Saudi Arabia: Call to Demolish the Grand Mosque

Saudi Arabia to mark Earth Hour

Nigeria: “Enough is Enough!” youth march on the capital

On Tuesday, March 16, thousands of Nigerians marched on the capital, Abuja, to show their frustration with the woes that continue to besiege the country. This sort of protest has...

Bloggers’ opinions about technology and football

Despite the dramatic advances in technology, The International Football Association Board has rejected the introduction of goal-line technology during 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

Senegal: RIP Mahaman Traor