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20 November 2010

Stories from 20 November 2010

Paraguay: “The Unwanted” of Ciudad del Este

Colombia: Two More Colombian Traditions Named Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO

Nepal: Embarrassment At The Parliament

Pakistan: Christian Woman Sentenced To Death On Charges Of Blasphemy

Panama: Retirees Protest With Street Closures

Street closures and peaceful protests have marked the claims of retirees who call for an increase in their pensions. Twitter reactions are almost all against these measures that affect everyone....

Haiti: Anti-UN Protests Escalate Over Cholera Epidemic

Three days after the first case of cholera was diagnosed in Haiti, The Life and Times of the Mangine Many posted on its blog: Seriously? Cholera? I literally thought cholera...

Korea: Concerns loom over volcanic activity on Baekdu Mountain

In South Korea, public concerns are looming over the possible eruption of volcanic Baekdu Mountain, located on the border between North Korea and China. Experts predict that Baekdu’s damage could...

Philippines: Leading botanist killed in alleged military-rebel cross-fire

A flurry of tributes and condemnations posted online followed the unexpected death of top Filipino botanist Leonard Co and his two assistants in an alleged cross-fire between the Philippine Army...

What does Fiji's government want from Fiji Water?

Fiji Water, the expensive beverage in a square bottle, has created one of the richest brands in the world. Does Fiji’s military government want a piece of it?

Brazil: Black Awareness Day

Guinea: Two more weeks under state of emergency?

Sudan: Refugees ready to vote

Angola: Is Yuri Da Cunha the future of Angolan music?

Nigeria: De-branding Nigeria

Kenya: Kenya Matters

Africa/Mexico: Afro-Mexicanos

China: Educated youth face a tough future

Iran: World's Youngest Detained Blogger on Trial

The Iranian government is not only world-class when it comes to persecuting bloggers, they have also set numerous records: from the first jailed blogger in history, to the first blogger...

Sri Lanka: Tamil Journalist Detained

Bhutan: Khuru And The Rise Of Feminist Movements

Bhutanese women may have, unintentionally, created the stirrings of their first feminist movements of sorts when they recently started to encroach upon a traditionally male dominated sport Khuru (game of...