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27 December 2010

Stories from 27 December 2010

Comoros: Provisional Results of the Presidential Elections and Possible Fraud

Puerto Rico: Violent Clashes at the University of Puerto Rico

Students on strike at the main campus of the state-run University of Puerto Rico were beaten and arrested last Monday, December 20, after violent clashes with the Police. Students oppose...

Mali: Tracklist from music shared by cellphone users

Kenya: Are citizens expected to contribute to special ‘Hague 6 defence fund’?

Nigeria: Bring our health data alive

Africa: Tech Success in Africa is Built on the Ordinary

Nigeria: Journey to nationhood

Political Buddhism In Sri Lanka

Nigeria: Sotheby’s cancels sale of Benin’s stoles Mask

Sudan: President Announces North Will Be Ruled By Islamic Law If South Separates

As the referendum on whether or not Southern Sudan will separate approaches, a few Sudanese bloggers have been busy commenting on the future prospects of their country. Recent comments made...

Armenia: Homosexuality & National Security?

Pakistan: Speak Up, And Break The Silence

Bolivia: The “Gasolizano”: Government Increases Taxes on Fuel

Honduras: Media Ignores Recent Reports on 2009 Coup

Russia: How Vladivostok Christmas Tree Craziness Made Me Laugh

People in Vladivostok never lose their sense of humor. Otherwise one would be in the perpetual state of depression. They laugh about everything from nerve-racking traffic jams and alarming snow...

Pakistan: Language Preferences

Bangladesh: Pitha-Pulis As Bengali Christmas Culinary Tradition

China: Press conference held following suspicious death of rural activist

It has not been a peaceful week in the news, with a crossbow-shooting bomber-petitioner in Beijing, a city administration official killed with a screwdriver today in Fujian province, and the...

South Korea Defined North Korea as ‘Enemy’ in Defense White Paper

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Social Media in peace building

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