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17 April 2011

Stories from 17 April 2011

Sri Lanka: Sinhala And Tamil New Year In Jaffna

Bangladesh: Communal Attacks On Indigenous People

Bangladesh: Approval Of A Coal Mine Threatens Displacement And Destruction

China: Sunday Night Political Chat

Chinese academic and Internet celebrity Yu Jianrong found time during a recent visit to the United States to talk about China's current political climate amid the long string of recent...

Kuwait: The Prime Minister Wins Again

Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah has broken a new record with his appointment as prime minister of Kuwait for the seventh time in five years. Some bloggers and Twitter users have...

Tunisia: Bloggers Debate Secularism

Tunisia is a country of a large Muslim majority and the Tunisian Constitution states that Islam is the state's religion. However, the Tunisian society is one of the most secular...

Morocco: Controversy Over International Music Festival

Each year the capital Rabat is the epicenter of a major music festival, Mawazine. Since its modest launch in 2001, Mawazine has grown, and in the last decade has become...

Taiwan: Experience of foreign graduate students

Côte D‘Ivoire: The Regional Economic Impact of Post-Election Conflict

Nigeria: Photos the Presidential Vote

Germany: A blog of rare German records from flea markets

Nigeria: Jega set to announce presidential election results

Armenia: Internet Penetration

Nigeria Votes 2011: Opinions From the Polls

Nigerians voted yesterday in the third presidential election since the nation transitioned to civilian rule in 1999. Thus far, the election has widely been declared a success, with only sporadic...

Philippines: Solar lighting project

Laos: Controversial Xayaburi Dam

Vietnam's native fruits

Vietnam: Facebook partners with local telecom giant

Popularizing Vietnamese films

Iran: Top Fashion designer and Green Movement