27 November 2010

Stories from 27 November 2010

Pakistan: Russian Cargo Plane Crash In Karachi

  27 November 2010

Karachi based Dr. Awab Alvi is live tweeting a cargo plane crash in the city: “Russian Cargo Airplane on way to Sudan (Khartoum) crashed 5 minutes after take off from #Karachi Airport #Pakistan #AirCrash“

Georgia: Gypsies from Azerbaijan

  27 November 2010

Ulviya's Blog reports on the plight of gypsies begging on the streets of Tbilisi, the Georgian capital. The blog notes that most of them come from Azerbaijan and offers a brief glimpse into their lives.

Uruguay: Study Shows How Family Dynamic Impacts Education

  27 November 2010

Daniel Figares comments [es] on a recent study by the University of Montevideo that shows that, “In all the populations studied, we can see a greater educational delay in children that do not live with both biological parents.” Readers left their own thoughts on the study in the comments section.

China: Conditions in Tibet Since 2008

  27 November 2010

In an interview with Asia Pacific Memo, Dr. Robert J. Barnett talks about what life has been like in Tibet since 2008 and the obstacles to talks between exiled Tibetans and China.

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