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8 November 2011

Stories from 8 November 2011

Spain: Canary Islands Volcanic Activity at El Hierro

11-11-11: Grab Your Cameras and Capture Life

Only a couple of days until 11/11/11, a date that will have people all over the world recording their lives through film and music. Participate in the 11Eleven project and...

India: Why The Infant Mortality Is High In West Bengal?

Thailand Flooding Disaster

The death toll in Thailand’s worst flooding disaster in 50 years has reached more than 500. Government authorities said 25 provinces are still suffering from the flooding. More than one...

Sri Lanka: Registration For News Websites

Côte d'Ivoire: When Will the Universities Reopen?

During the post-electoral crisis in Ivory Coast, at the beginning of 2011, the country's three universities were closed and those living in the university halls of residence made to leave....

Equatorial Guinea: Teodoro Obiang Nguema and Son Face French Justice System

The French justice system has dismissed a complaint by the Equatorial Guinean president against a report accusing him of having stolen from his people. Abdoulaye Bah investigates.

Malaysia: Sexuality Rights Festival Banned

The Malaysian police has banned the annual Seksualiti Merdeka (sexuality independence) Festival which angered many people, including bloggers who support gender and LGBT rights.

Iran: Bloggers React to Rumors of Military Strikes

The rumor of an impending Israeli or American millitary attack on Iranian nuclear facilities has become a top news story for both mainstream media and Iranian netizens.

China: Japan's Imaginary Enemy

Recent Japanese media reports portraying China as the enemy in a Japan-US naval exercise reportedly scheduled for this week have brought even more tension to territorial claims between the two...

Liberia Elections 2011: Polling Stations Nearly Empty

Liberians queued up at various polling stations to exercise their constitutional right to vote in today's presidential run-off. Counselor Track reports on election-related clashes and the call to boycott

Honduras: The Relationship Between Poverty & Crime

El Salvador: Impunity for Civil War Crimes Continues

Haiti: Where's the Running Water?

Cuba: Catholic Solidarity with Dissidents

Trinidad & Tobago: Court Says “No” to Extradition

Cuba: Too Costly to Eat

Trinidad & Tobago: Controversial Show Suspended

Jamaica: On the Kartel Murder Charges

Liberia: To Vote or Not to Vote?

As the clock was ticking toward Liberia's scheduled November 8 presidential run-off, a cloud of doubt and uncertainty seemed to be engulfing the process. To vote or not to vote,...

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