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11 September 2010

Stories from 11 September 2010

Guatemala: Children's Organization Los Patojos Celebrates IV Anniversary

Colombia: Soldiers Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Murder of Indigenous Leader

Japan, Korea: Traces Of Japan-Korea History Within The Zainichi Community

August 10th, 2010 will remain a historical date in the Japan-South Korea diplomatic relations as the Japanese Prime Minister apologized for past crimes during the Japanese occupation of Korea. Still,...

Brazil: Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden under Discussion

Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden, “one of the most beautiful and best preserved green areas in the city”, has been under political and social discussion between the Government and families...

South Korea:A Controversy Over Reviving Military Incentive.

Australia: Julia Gillard Forms Minority Government

The election waiting game is over in Australia. Julia Gillard has formed a minority Labor government. Here are some online reactions.

South Asia: Bloggers on ‘Burn a Qur'an Day’

In the past week pastor Terry Jones caused much controversy in the US and across the world with his planned burn a Koran day event to mark the anniversary of...

Zimbabwe: The Constitution-Making Process in Zimbabwe

Zimbabweans are currently participating in a constitution-making process. The government and Non-Governmental Organisations in Zimbabwe are carrying out outreach programs to gather public views on the New Zimbabwe Constitution.

Bangladesh: The Plight Of Migrant Workers

India: Why do Indians dance all the time?

Pakistan: Abdul Sattar Edhi, The Hope Of The Nation

Russia: Bloggers Discuss the Market Bombing in North Ossetia

RuNet Echo

A suicide car bombing outside a market in Vladikavkaz, the capital of North Ossetia-Alania, killed at least 18 people and wounded over 100 on Sept. 9. Below is a selection...

Kenya: Changing urban youth culture