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8 December 2011

Stories from 8 December 2011

Mozambique: Jubilation with Mayoral Opposition Win

Supporters of opposition mayoral candidate Manuel de Araújo celebrated his victory in by-elections before the official results on Wednesday evening, both on the streets of the central city of Quelimane...

Puerto Rico: TEDx Tomorrow

Trinidad & Tobago: The CARICOM-Cuba Summit

Cuba: The “Chupi Chupi” Scandal

Jamaica: Blue Lagoon

Iran:Tehran displays captured US drone

Russia: Analyzing the Possible Scale of Saturday's Election Protests

RuNet Echo

As the situation with the Russian election results and the country's detained protesters has not yet been resolved, people in many cities are preparing for demonstrations on Saturday 10 December....

Iran: ‘Ready to hack US virtual embassy’

Greece: “Giving Birth is Not a Privilege of the Rich!”

A newspaper has revealed some public hospitals in Greece have refused treatment to women in labour, because they did not have the money to pay hospital fees of 950 euro....

Iran: US virtual embassy blocked

South Korea's Top 10 Discussed Topics in Facebook

North Korean Restaurant in Cambodia

China: Outrage as ‘Underage Prostitution’ Law Protects Child Rapists

A recent case has once again seen Chinese government officials saving themselves from harsh legal punishments by 'reclassifying' their crime of child rape as 'underage prostitution'. This legal definition has...

Puerto Rico: Journalist Adds Volume to His Voice on Twitter

One of Puerto Rico's most well-known journalist, Rafael Lenín López, has made his career on local television and radio news programming. Rafael has also become an important voice on the...

Greece: Twitter Campaign to Release Arrested Activist Reporter

Brazil: The Death of Socrates, A Brazilian Idol

Sócrates, one of the greatest Brazilian soccer players, died at the age of 57 on December 4, 2011, a result of septic shock caused by excessive consumption of alcohol over...

USA: Uncertain Future of Student Occupy Movement in California

The pepper spraying incident against a group of peacefully protesting students, which occurred on November 18th on the Davis campus of the University of California, has called the attention of...

Pakistan: Reaction on NATO's Attack Killing 24 Pakistani Soldiers

November 26, 2011 marked the death of 24 Pakistani troops as a result of a violent attack by NATO helicopters and fighter aircrafts on Pakistan Army's border posts in Mohmand...

Japan: Lifestyle and Awareness Changes after the Earthquake

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