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21 November 2011

Stories from 21 November 2011

Egypt: The Revolution is Back!

Up to 100,000 people are said to be in Tahrir Square now, as police and the army continue to battle with protesters calling for an end to Egypt's military rule....

Iran: Ahmadinejad's top adviser under pressure

Chile: Domestic Workers Protest Demanding Dignity at Work

El Salvador: Calle 13 Performs for Rice and Beans

Peru: Rain Causes Flooding in Iquitos

Peru: Iquitos Against the Chaos Caused by Sewage Works

The beautiful and warm city of Iquitos, in the Loreto region, is going through several problems; the most worrying and annoying for the inhabitants is the chaos caused by controversial...

Chile: Citizens Fight to Save Valparaiso's Emblematic Elevators

Valparaíso’s 130-year-old elevators are teetering on the brink of extinction and locals are taking to the streets and social media to fight for them. The World Monuments Fund has named...

The Netherlands: A Holiday Season of Festivities, Costumes… and Racism?

In recent years "Zwarte Piet" (Black Pete), the dark-skinned companion of Saint Nicholas during the winter holiday season in the The Netherlands, has become part of a recurring debate as...

Egypt: Revolutionaries Shrug at Cabinet Resignation

The Cabinet of Dr Essam Sharaf has just asked if it could resign and the Supreme Council for Armed Forces (SCAF) is yet to decide whether it would accept their...

Madagascar: Population Grows Tired of Power Outage

Nigeria : Homes made of Plastic Bottles

Tanzania: How Not to Launch a

Africa: Open Doors 2012: Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa

Morocco: Online Debates Rage Days Ahead of Parliamentary Elections

Moroccan are using the Internet extensively to discuss the upcoming legislative elections. Part of the discussion is revolving around the electoral programs of the competing parties, the question of whether...

Kenya: Africa’s Story of Mobile Conquest

South Sudan/Sudan: Refugee Narrates Her Emotional Story

Georgia: Photoblogger Reports on Presidential Elections in South Ossetia

RuNet Echo

Tanzania: The Faces That Rocked Swahili Fashion Week

Malawi: The President Talks Better in English Than Chichewa

Cuba: Ladies Detained Again

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