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15 October 2010

Stories from 15 October 2010

Japan: Memories of an outlaw – Part Two

After almost three years outside the walls, a blogger - who prefers to be anonymous - decided to tell the story of his life behind bars.

Jordanians Tweet about Election Campaigning

Jordanian parliamentary candidates are now allowed to post campaign materials for the November 9 elections. Posters now cover main roads, and the topic of these campaign materials has been hotly...

Mexico: The Lerma River is Dying

The Lerma Santiago River is Mexico’s second longest river. It used to be a source of drinking water for the capital and the central part of the country, but today...

Japan: Virtual water

El Salvador: ‘There's no water’

Venezuela: University Students Protest Budget Cuts

Bolivia: The Effects of Climate Change on Water

Honduras: The Lack of Clean Water

Video: How to keep water clean and use it wisely

From tips on reusing gray water or minimizing wasted water when we flush the toilet, to kids in the Valle del Colca in Peru explaining the importance of keeping community...

Iran: President Ahamdinejad's trip to Lebanon

Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has just concluded a two-day visit to Lebanon. It was his first official since 2005 when he first took office. He held talks with Lebanese officials...

Brazil: social networking world champions

Brazil: mobile data packages most expensive among developing nations, says study

Brazil: media silent on handouts from state education departments

Bermuda: Hit the Road

Greece: Teargas under the Acropolis

The financial crisis gripping Greece has led to new clashes between protesting workers and police, most recently at the foot of the Acropolis of Athens on October 13 when riot...

Jamaica: Mother & Child

Jamaica: Blogging for Action

Bermuda: Stats!

Jamaica: Bail for Buju

China: Tibetan Writer Shogdung Released on Bail

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