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13 September 2012

Stories from 13 September 2012

Is Tanzania's Peaceful Reputation in Danger?

Tanzania has experienced several crises since the October 2010 general elections. The most recent case is the violent death of Tanzania journalist Daudi Mwangosi, who was killed by a tear...

Peru: Gastronomy and Culture in Mistura 2012 Fair

"Mistura", Peru's Gastronomy Fair, opened its doors in Lima for the fifth consecutive year. On social networks, Peruvians and foreigners alike share their opinions and offer their advice.

Zambia: Mining Proposal Threatens Lower Zambezi Ecosystem

Potential mining activity in Zambia’s Lower Zambezi National Park, part of a greater World Heritage Area, is threatening its ecosystem and that of the adjacent Mana Pools National Park in...

Tajikistan: ‘Blogosphere is a Democracy’

Pakistan: On ‘The Innocence of Muslims’ Film

A 13 minute trailer of controversial film ‘The Innocence of Muslims’ was recently released via YouTube. The movie is said to be strongly anti-Islamic and protests against it were held...

Tajikistan: The Beauty of ‘Pamiristan’

Tajikistan: Singer Praising Putin Draws Anger

Since the beginning of the year, Tajik singer Tolibjon Kurbonkhonov has recorded three songs that extol the virtues of Russian president Vladimir Putin. The songs have become hits on YouTube...

Argentina: Blog Covers Trial for Crimes Against Humanity

Eastern Europe: An Informal Economy Develops in Times of Crisis

Guinea: Are Guineans less Capable than their Neighbours?

Video: “Social Media Has Consumed Our Lives”

Macedonia: Human Rights Activist Trajanoski on Trial

Guinea: Acts of Torture, Symptoms of a Country Still Divided

Guinea's transition from the notorious military regime of Moussa Dadis Camara towards a democratic political system has not gone smoothly. The country is still experiencing strong internal divisions as indicated...

Streets of Afghanistan Photo Exhibit Heads to Kabul

China: Hulunbuir Grassland Destroyed by Coal Mining Activities

Hulunbuir Grassland, one of the most beautiful landscapes in inner Mongolia, is eroding as a result of coal mining near the surface of the ground. A Chinese blogger has pointed...

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