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29 October 2010

Stories from 29 October 2010


India: Kashmiris commemorate ‘Black Day’

Sri Lanka: Oral History Project Highlighting Elders

Pakistan: Citizen Media Playing A Crucial Role

Ecuador: CNN Reporter Resigns Over Network's Coverage of September 30 Police Uprising

Trinidad & Tobago: LGBT Community Speaks Out

Haiti: Cholera Outbreak

Guyana: Cyclone Approaches

Barbados: Rihanna Not Attending PM's Funeral

Mexico: Interview with author of Mexican desserts cookbook

Ecuador: Use of Twitter in 2010

Tanzania: 2010 General Elections Roundup

Tanzanians will go to the polls on 31 October 2010 to elect the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, President of Zanzibar, Members of Parliament and Members of the...

Cote d'Ivoire: Election News on Twitter

Dominican Republic: Rita Indiana and “El Juidero”

Brazil: citizen coverage of election runoff

Trinidad & Tobago: Approaching Storm

Puerto Rico: “Guadalupe Should Not be the Provost”

China: Debate on Rare Earths Export

With the rise of nationalistic sentiment in China, a majority of mainland Chinese support the government's policy in restricting the export of rare earths to Japan and other western countries.

Iran:First talking clip of Reza Shah found after 76 years

Greece: Iranian refugees on hunger strike

Twenty-five Iranian refugees in Athens, Greece have gone on hunger strike since October 14 demanding that Greek authorities process their political asylum applications. Some have had their mouths sewn shut.

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