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14 November 2011

Stories from 14 November 2011

Australia: Historic New Carbon Price Law Divides Nation

The Australian Federal Parliament finally passed the contentious Clean Energy Bill on 8 November 2011. The legislation introduces a carbon price of $A 23 per tonne from July 2012, leading...

Russia: Badminton and the Army

Pakistan: The Perils Of Being A Vegetarian

India: Jim Corbett Museum

Iran: Uncertainty After Deadly Blast at Arms Depot

A huge explosion at a military base near Iran's capital Tehran, killed at least 17 soldiers including one high-ranking Revolutionary Guard official on November 12. Officials say it was an...

Venezuela: Opposition Candidates Debate on November 14

El Salvador: Lower Lempa Citizens Protest Dam Management During Tropical Storm

Mexico: Twitter User Questioned Over Controversial Tweet

A Mexican Twitter user know by his nickmane @mareoflores was summoned to clarify, apparently without an arrest warrant, a tweet published before the Interior Secretary's helicopter accident that had "foreseen"...

Brazil: Suspicious Fires in Slums of São Paulo

Liberia: Who Did Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Win Against?

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf won re-election on Thursday in a presidential run-off boycotted by the opposition in Liberia. The main opposition figure, Winston Tubman, is seeking legal options to have President...

Brazil: Journalist Shot Dead During Police Action

Brazil: Federal Senate Approves New Forestry Code

Tajikistan: Bloggers compare the two U.S. State Secretaries’ visits

Uzbekistan: Independent newspaper is shutting down

Tajikistan: The Russian pilot scandal is getting spinned

Afghanistan: US civilian aid begins to fall

Uzbekistan: How to Be Outraged Effectively

Colombia: President Asks Congress to Remove Education Reform Law 30

Azerbaijan: Aaron's Last Post

Cuba: Reports from Diaspora Bloggers