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18 January 2011

Stories from 18 January 2011

Education Policy For A Secular Bangladesh

Bangladesh: Crisis In The Share Market

Iran: 14 Lions Killed in Tehran Zoo

Environmental bloggers are angry and concerned about the killing of 14 lions in Tehran Zoo. Iranian media reported that the lions were put down because they were diagnosed with an...

St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Haiti: On the Return of “Baby Doc”

Ecuador: Photos of the Rainforest

Chile: Not Alone in Protesting Gas Price Hikes

China: Presidents Hu and Obama set to talk

Chinese President Hu Jintao arrives in Washington, DC today for face time with President Obama. How would you start off a dinner like that? And currency revaluation? One Chinese blogger...

Argentina's Agricultural Sector on Strike: Economic or Political Impact?

Guatemala: President Colom calls Rigoberta Menchu a “Fabrication” in Latest Wikileaks Cable

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Political Women

Russia: Bloggers on Lessons of Tunisian Revolution

RuNet Echo

The outcome of the Tunisian protests has provoked people worldwide to think about political change. One of the major questions discussed by Russian bloggers is whether the possibility of similar...

Nigeria: Is this the death of Nigeria's monolithic north?

Jamaica: So Long, Calabash

D.R. of Congo: Are we prepared for elections?

Kenya: New constitution sets new standards for privacy and data protection

Haiti: Duvalier Arrest Imminent?

From just before eleven o'clock this morning, Twitter has been rife with speculation that Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, the banished former dictator who has been living in exile in France...

Kenya: I support the ICC process

Sudan: Chronicles of Darfur

Ecuador: Crime as the Government's Main Challenge for 2011

One of the outstanding social responsibilities of the government of Rafael Correa is public safety. Ecuadorian bloggers share their experiences, analysis and opinions about the growing problem of crime.

Zambia: Barotseland becomes hotbed of contention

Long considered a non-issue because of backdoor political posturing that occurred through decades of one party rule in Zambia, the Barotseland Agreement of 1964 appears to finally have become a...