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24 June 2010

Stories from 24 June 2010

Russia, Belarus, Moldova: Gas Wars

Brazil: “Tsunami” hits some of the poorest riverside cities

At least 46 people have been killed and an estimated hundreds are missing after torrential floods swept through states in the north-east Brazil, in the worst environmental tragedy in the...

Peru: Chess World Champions Visit Lima

For two days, Lima hosted the two chess champions, Gary Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov. They both came for an exhibition game, where they played against 25 children. Although football is...

India:

Bhutan: Private TV Channel for Bhutan

Bangladesh: Outstanding Bangladeshi Researcher Completes Jute Genome Sequencing

Nepal: Copy Paste News

Afghanistan: Drug use keeps on rising

Kyrgyzstan: Constitutional Referendum, Pro et contra

Afghanistan: Parliamentary elections in the unstable country

El Salvador: Transparency Begins with Citizens

Paraguay: Match Against New Zealand Paralyzes Country

Martinique, Guadeloupe: French Football Flop now Racial Controversy?

The French national football team has been through some rough times prior to the 2010 FIFA World Cup, but the past three days have stirred up old issues around "Les...

Japan: A Hayao Miyazaki Profile

Jamaica: ‘Dudus” Hearing Today

Guadeloupe: The Blogging Priest

Cuba: For the Bloggers

Jamaica: Lighter Side

Madagascar: A Strange 50th Independence Day Anniversary

The Anniversary of Madagascar 50th Independence Day is on June 26th and the festivities are already underway. Still, the  atmosphere is not exactly festive because of the political and economic...

China: A new search engine

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