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22 December 2010

Stories from 22 December 2010

Macedonia: Scholarships for African Students

India: Travel tales from Ooty

India: Judging a Book by its Cover

Bhutan: Memories of Kolkata

Pakistan: Being Smart About the Blasphemy Law

Sudan: Happy holidays and a peaceful referendum

Here's a roundup of latest blog posts about Southern Sudan Independence Referendum 2011. According to the 2005 Naivasha Agreement between the central government in Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation...

Colombia: During a Harsh Winter, President Santos Proposes Creation of New Cities

Haiti: Post-Election Update

Uruguay: Gay Rights in Uruguay

Cuba: “The Year of Zapata”

Bermuda: Government Inspiration?

China: Gold farming couple handed down heavy sentence

The verdict this month of a fine of USD 450,000 and several years in prison for one couple who ran a gold farm throughout 2007 has left those following the...

Haiti: Behind Cholera

Russia: Newspaper Announces Its Partnership with Wikileaks

Azerbaijan: Let them eat cake…

UAE: Sensational Fountains

Yemen: Idyllic Perspectives

Egypt: Sacred Sinai Peninsula

Saudi Arabia: Tips for Expatriates

Bahrain: A Bloody Ashura!