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8 October 2010

Stories from 8 October 2010

Pakistan: Twin Blasts at Karachi Sufi Shrine

China: Waiting for Nobel Peace Prize result

China: Where Wen Jiabao's political reforms should begin

Post-secondary education and an open Internet are where one academic suggests Wen Jiabao begin political reforms, the need for which the Chinese Premier emphasized in his recent interview with CNN's...

Brazil: more media censorship

Brazil: Discussing the presidential elections

Brazil: 9 year old victim of “electoral bullying”

Can We Halve Global Hunger by 2015?

World leaders from some 140 countries gathered at a United Nations Summit in New York from September 20-22 to discuss the best approaches for achieving eight poverty-reducing goals by 2015....

Chile: Most Mapuche Prisoners End Hunger Strike

Following intense negotiations with the Chilean government, 25 Mapuche prisoners being held at jails in the cities of Concepción, Angol, Temuco and Valdivia, ended a hunger strike that lasted 82...

Slovenia: Ljubljana Election Guide, Part 4

Russia: Another Calendar – and Questions – for PM Putin

Japan: Photos of a WW2 Shipyard

Myanmar: The Irrawaddy Blog

Indonesia: Defending “right to worship”

Azerbaijan: Playing the Armenian card

As Azerbaijan prepares for parliamentary elections on 7 November, opposition bloggers are unhappy with the conduct of the vote so far. Now, they report, the local media is starting to...