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16 October 2010

Stories from 16 October 2010

Puerto Rico: “80 grados,” A New Online Magazine

Macedonia: TEDxSkopje Participant Selection Controversy

Sri Lanka: Artists Are Outcasts Of The System

Japan: Ancient anatomical illustrations

India: Manipur widows stand up for their rights

France: First Case of Burqa Rage?

Chile: 33 Miners Rescued Successfully

In northern Chile, efforts to free 33 miners trapped inside the San Jose copper and gold mine concluded successfully. All the men, including rescue workers, were brought back to the...

Armenia: Blog Action Day

Tanzania: The Legacy of Mwalimu Nyerere

Nigeria: What is the Solution for Road Safety in Nigeria?

Rwanda: Living in Rwanda 101

Sierra Leone: The Vickie Remoe Show

Nigeria: Is better distribution the remedy for piracy?

Sierra Leone: Supporters of Leone Stars in Action

China: Anti-Japan demonstrations erupt in three cities

An anti-China protest held in Japan today has been known about for some time, but large anti-Japanese demonstrations which also took place today in three Chinese cities seemed to have...

India: Shashi Tharoor On The Ayodhya Verdict

South Asia: Bloggers Discussing Water Issues

A number of South Asian bloggers have participated in the Blog Action Day 2010, which focuses on the theme 'water'. Let us look at what some of them are discussing...

Big Corporations, South Korea's Human Rights Blind Spot

Hospitals, prisons and the army are three places spots where absolute authority is held by one side. In Korea, there's another human rights blind spot: big corporatations. Lots of information...

China: Riot Against Land Acquisition in Guangxi

On 13 of October, a riot broke out in Longxu town in Guangxi province. Around one thousand villagers confronted armed police against forced land acquisition. Citizen reports on the riot...

China: netizens find humour in Nobel Peace Prize

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