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14 June 2011

Stories from 14 June 2011

Pakistan: The Beasts Kill Again

Pakistan: Religious Racism Spotted

Bhutan: The Wind In Wangdue Phodrang Dzong

India: Attack On Journalists

Lebanon: New All-Male Government Formed Amidst Continued Wrangling

After almost five months of protracted negotiations and political bickering, Lebanon's Hezballah-led March 8 alliance finally announced a new exclusively male, 30-minister government to be headed by Sunni billionaire Najib...

Peru: Reactions Following Ollanta Humala's Electoral Victory

More than a week following the close victory of nationalist candidate Ollanta Humala in the Peruvian presidential elections, reactions of all sorts continue to arise in the press, blogosphere, and...

Puerto Rico: Barack Obama Visits the Island

Guinea Bissau: A Step Forward Towards Women's Rights

Sao Tome and Principe: Hip Hop to Provoke Thought

Argentina: 25 Years Since the Death of Jorge Luis Borges

Chile: Mapuche Demand Compensation for Flooding Caused by Hydroelectric Dam

Honduras: Policies to Improve Agriculture

Cuba: Worry About Hunger Striker

Cuba: Actress Recognized

Trinidad & Tobago: Planning for an iPhone 4?

China: Lawyer Li Zhuang Released From Prison

One of the defense lawyers in the case against Li Zhuang, the lawyer who has just been released after serving a prison sentence of 1.5 years for defending a mob...

Singapore: Anger Over Mistreatment of Elderly Patient

It’s called Nightingale Nursing Home but it seems some of the nurses there are far removed from the real Florence Nightingale. Singaporeans are shocked and upset after a spy video...

Africa: Should Africa be ruled by monkeys?

Africa: New Media Tools For Africa's Development

Macedonia: Reasons for Protesting

Bloggers from Macedonia consider the historical significance of the current protests against police brutality, in the context of democracy development.