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20 September 2010

Stories from 20 September 2010

Chile: Police Break up Display of Mapuche Flag During Bicentennial Celebrations

Honduras: Video of September 15 Protests in San Pedro Sula

India: The Greed For A Baby Boy

Venezuela: Using Crowdsourcing to Report on Elections

Pakistan: The Economics Of The Electronic Media

Mexico: What is the Country Doing to Address the Oil Spill?

India: Wither Kashmir? Or Is Reconciliation Possible?

The Indian central government has sent a fact-finding delegation including lawmakers from all major political parties to mitigate the bloodshed and tensions in the Jammu and Kashmir region. The Indian...

Pakistan: Do You Care About The Plights Of The Flood Victims?

While some countries of the world came forward to donate for the victims of the recent Pakistan Floods, most international responses were slow. Cindy Yang looks for the answers in...

Lebanon: “The City that Never Sleeps”

Lebanon: Why in the Name of God?

Lebanon: Remembering Sabra and Shatila

Lebanon: Websites of Political Parties

Lebanon: “Freak Marriages”

Lebanon: Let's Talk about Movies

Middle East: Iran Launches New Movie Channel in Arabic

Iran inaugurated it's first Arabic language movie channel during the Muslim feast of Eid-ul-Fitr, which commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan. The new channel will be called...

Bermuda: Battling Hurricane Igor

Remaining true to its most famous namesake, Hurricane Igor has, thus far, been the biggest and strongest storm of the 2010 Atlantic Hurricane Season, battering the tiny island of Bermuda...

South Korea: Pulling Out Four Teeth to Evade Military Obligation

Pulling out one's own teeth is considered one of the most gruesome and painful acts one can do onto oneself. In South Korea, where military service is mandatory, an allegation...

South Africa: Thou Shall Not Burn the Bible

A South African businessman and law student Mohammed Vawda planned to burn the Bible on September 11, 2010 in Johannersburg central business district. He claims that he was enraged by...

Sao Tome & Principe: Reflections of a Foreign Teacher

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Quality Control