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2 November 2010

Stories from 2 November 2010

Guatemala: Access to Archives Sheds Light on Case of Forced Disappearance

Records and official archives are becoming tools to fight impunity, providing the evidence to prosecute perpetrators. Access to archives and databases helped shed light on a landmark case of forced...

Somalia: New Political Party Launched

Tanzania: Tanzanian MC becomes Member of Parliament

Ghana: What is the link between rain and roadworks?

Cuba: Selling Your Soul

Haiti: Where's the Relief?

Cuba: The Individual in the Collective

St. Lucia: Tomas Leaves Dire Situation

China: Relaxation of press restrictions will lead to collaspe

Jamaica: Tomas On Its Way

China: 360 VS. QQ

Chile and China: Rescuing the miners

The news about the successful rescue of 33 miners by the Chilean government on October 14 was followed by the news of a mining accident in Pinyu county, in the...

Tanzania: Twittering 2010 Tanzania General Elections

Tanzanians voted on on 31 October 2010 to elect the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, President of Zanzibar, Members of Parliament and Members of the Zanzibar House of...

Taiwan: Protecting biodiversity

Tanzania: Zanzibar has a new president, suspense in mainland

The Zanzibar Electoral Commission announced late yesterday that Dr Ali Mohamed Shein of the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (revolutionary party) won the presidential race in Zanzibar. The announcement came amidst...

Malaysia: ‘No to mega tower’

It seems Malaysia is not satisfied to have two iconic skyscrapers - the Petronas Twin Towers and the Kuala Lumpur Tower. The government plans to build another 100-storey mega tower...

Southeast Asia: Interactive Sex Education Website

Established in July 2010 in Singapore, the website is the world’s first and only sex education platform adopted by renowned doctors for interactive sex education. Unlike traditional sex education...

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