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26 April 2011

Stories from 26 April 2011

UK: The Royal Wedding's “Russian Connection”

Macedonia: New Laws to Have an Adverse Impact on Cultural Heritage

An archaeologist blogger reacts to the new legislation that legalizes illegal construction in Macedonia, including buildings that destroy historical heritage sites.

India: Deabating The Draft Internet Control Rules

India: Challenges Of A Single Working Woman

Yemen: One Killed, Several Injured in Taiz Protests

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Taiz, Yemen, today, calling for the overthrow of the Ali Abdullah Saleh regime. According to Yemen Post, one protester was killed and...

Zimbabwe: Does Violence Deter Women From Entering Politics?

Nigeria: Elections commenced in peaceful atmosphere

Ghana: The Day I Detonated My Twitter Account

South Sudan: Taking Prevention Message to Times Square

Egypt: Protesting for Syria

Scores of Egyptians joined Syrian students who gathered outside the Syrian Embassy in Cairo in protest against the killing of demonstrators and called for the overthrow of the Syrian regime...

China: The Rich Are Fleeing

A new survey conducted in part with one of China's biggest banks suggests that large numbers of wealthy Chinese have over the past two years begun moving their assets overseas,...

Haiti: Amnesty or Justice?

Trinidad & Tobago: Carib Queen Dies

Trinidad & Tobago: Destroying Food

Cuba, U.S.A.: Tamayo to Leave with Son's Remains

Guyana, St. Lucia, T&T: Literary Achievements

Malaysia: Boot Camp to “Help” Effeminate Boys

Based on their effeminate tendencies, 66 schoolboys from the state of Terengganu in Malaysia were recently sent to a boot camp aimed at "helping them behave in a proper manner"....

Russia: Eco-bloggers and Journalists Learn to Solve Environmental Problems

Russia: Two Bloggers Sentenced for Extremism

Russia: Blogger Found Guilty in Harsh Criticizm of Bashkir Authorities