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15 August 2010

Stories from 15 August 2010

France: Expulsions of Roma people from Camp Sites Stir Feelings of Shame

Morocco: English as the Second Language

Said Bellari, a writer for Moroccoboard.com, advocates the gradual eradication of the dependence on the French language, and the introduction of English as the official second language of Morocco. In...

Pakistan: Sluggish Help For The Flood Victims

Pakistan Floods: Why Should We Care?

Mozambique: Discussing Culture of Work in Africa

Bangladesh: Online Journalism And Multimedia

Jordan: Big Brother is Watching You!

Jordanian netizens had a rude awakening when news surfaced about the sentencing of Imad Al-Ash to two years in prison - for insulting the Jordanian monarch in an instant message...

Iran: One of Mayor's sites was filtered

Iran: Arresting girls for unfit hijab

Myanmar: Elections To Be Held on November 7

Japan: Where taking a vacation is a no-no

Lying lazily in the shadow of an umbrella on a beach, being a tourist and wandering around the streets of an unknown city with a guide book in your hands,...

Turkmenistan: Despite its wealth, govt owes money

Kazakhstan: Former presidential adviser released

Afghanistan: Just get rid od Karzai

Kyrgyzstan: Nationalist agenda on the rise amidst new rallies

 Who would be Rosa Otunbayeva right now? Two months after effectively losing control of Kyrgyzstan’s south, Central Asia’s first female president faced further upheaval as Balykchi-born entrepreneur Urmat Baryktabsov announced...

China: Are the greatest natural disasters Man-Made?

The Chinese Propaganda Department has issued notice to mainstream and online media outlets regarding the recent disaster in Zhouqu. For the Chinese government, it is a time to mourn rather...

Japan: A manga to celebrate the US-Japan alliance

Azerbaijan: Ramadan