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18 December 2011

Stories from 18 December 2011

Puerto Rico: Teatro Breve's Holiday Special

Puerto Rico: #EnProfundo 51

India, Pakistan: Harmony In Matrimony

Bahrain: #OccupyBudaiyaSt Continues

Bahraini protesters have been continuing with their daily protests despite a government crackdown. This none forceful confrontation with protesters has resulted in two deaths and countless injuries since Thursday. Netizens...

Sri Lanka: The Undesirables In The National Parks

Egypt: Women Against SCAF – Who Wins?

The world woke up today to see that Egypt had made the headlines again with a photograph of military officers ferociously beating a veiled girl and stripping her off her...

Iran: Jailed blogger stopped his hunger strike

Syria: Blogger Razan Ghazzawi is FREE!

Syrian blogger Razan Ghazzawi was released tonight, after spending 15 days in a Syrian prison. Ghazzawi, who blogs under her real name from Syria, was arrested at the Syrian-Jordanian border,...

China: English-only European town in Beijing Suburb

China: Comments on South Korean Protest Against Coast Guard Incident

China: Han Chinese student uprising against their Tibetan peers

Kobe, Japan: Running Through a City Once Devastated

Kobe City was hit with a 7.3-magnitude earthquake on January 17, 1995. On November 20, 2011, the city held their first ever official marathon event, where more than 20,000 runners...

Russia: Mikhail Khodorkovsky and the 2012 Presidential Election

RuNet Echo

Incarcerated since 2003, Mikhail Khodorkovsky is once again in Russia's political spotlight as presidential candidate Mikhail Prokhorov vows to pardon him if he's elected next spring. Donna Welles reports.

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