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16 October 2011

Stories from 16 October 2011

Bangladesh: Protest Against Beheading Of 8 Bangladeshis In Saudi Arabia

Russia: Soccer Team Qualifies for Euro 2012 – “On To Ukraine and Poland!!!”

RuNet Echo

The 2012 UEFA European Football Championship is referred to by some as 'Polkraine 2012' since it will be held in both Poland and Ukraine. Russia officially qualified with a 6-0...

India: A Tribute To Jagjit Singh

Worldwide: Dialogue and Peace Through Sport

7 Billion Actions

Joël Bouzou, a bronze medalist during the 1984 Olympic Games and World Champion of modern penthathlon in 1987, is the founder and president of Peace and Sport, an NGO created...

Greece: “Hunger is coming” Blog Action Day 2011

Food Around the World on Blog Action Day 2011

Every year since 2007, Blog Action Day has united bloggers from around the world in talking about one global issue. Collectively, the thousands of bloggers participating have an audience of...

Sri Lanka: Vehicle Ownership Has Doubled In Eight Years

Poland: Election Results Signal Imminent Generation Shift

Poland's parliamenary election results seemed to be a relief to many and a surprise to everybody. The current PM Donald Tusk has become the first Polish prime minister to be...

Hungary: War on the Homeless in Budapest

World Food Day: Living with Hunger Pangs

According to the World Bank, nearly 1 billion people go to bed hungry around the world, and the rising food prices will make that number grow. Today, for the World...

Nepal: Poor Traffic Safety Laws

Saudi Arabia Blocks Blogging Platform tumblr

Taiwan: Occupy 101, merely a translation of Occupy Wall Street ?

Azerbaijan: Culinary blogging

Australian Documentary about Japanese Yakuza

Japan: Campaign to increase inbound tourism

Whose Language? The Royal Spanish Academy and Copyright

Can a language used by millions of people be copyrighted and be the property of an institution? This and other questions are circulating online following the news that the Spanish...

Bolivia: A Judicial Election Without Campaigning

For the first time in its history, Bolivian citizens will elect judges and magistrates to five different courts and tribunals. However, this election also prohibited public campaigning causing many to...

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