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19 October 2011

Stories from 19 October 2011

Bangladesh: EMV And Bangladesh Elections

Pakistan: Release Of Mumtaz Qadri

Sri Lanka: Lanka E News Blocked By Mobile Service Providers

Ecuador: International Free Culture Congress Held in Quito

El Salvador's School Food Program

Trinidad & Tobago: Project Runway’s Social Media Queen

The season finale for Lifetime network's hit reality show, Project Runway, is almost here and Trinidad and Tobago’s Anya Ayoung-Chee, a designer who has made it into the top five,...

Indonesia: Yogyakarta Royal Wedding

The Yogyakarta sultanate in Indonesia is celebrating the Royal Wedding of Princess Bendara and Prince Yuda. The happy event was live streamed through microblogs and other social media platforms for...

Malaysia: Food and Blog Action Day 2011

For this year’s Blog Action Day, bloggers around the world discussed food. Many Malaysians took part in the cause and wrote about highly diverse topics in their blogs. Some described...

Commemorating Mozambique's Founding Father, Samora Machel

Mozambique commemorates on October 19, 2011, the 25th anniversary of the loss of its founding father and President Samora Machel, who was killed in a plane crash in Mbuzini, South...

France: Tunisian Diaspora Set to Vote

Italy: October 15 Protest Turns Violent in Rome

This post is part of our special coverage #Occupy Worldwide. Inspired by the “Occupy Wall Street” movement in New York and by the Spanish “Indignados”, citizens in 951 cities and...

Cameroon: Retrospective on the 2011 Presidential Election Candidates

So much has already been said about the recent presidential election in Cameroon: too many candidates, strange promises, unflattering political slogans, and so on. Philippe Menkoue provides a retrospective of...

France: The Twittosphere Pokes Fun at the Presidential Election Campaign

As can be seen on social networking sites like Twitter, the 2012 presidential campaign is well and truly underway in France. The left wing Primaries have animated the media landscape...

Cuba: Immigration Policy

Cuba: Journalist Held While Trying to Pay Respects to Pollan

Puerto Rico: Animal Rights

Bahamas: Visual Poetry

France: Violence Erupts in French Overseas Departement Mayotte

Jamaica: New Prime Minister

Brazil: Thousands March Against Corruption