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21 September 2012

Stories from 21 September 2012

Costa Ricans Debate In Vitro Fertilization

After several years of social and political debate on the issue of in vitro fertilization, and after the Legislature did not reach a consensus on the matter, Costa Rica was...

Iran: Bear's Torture Commemorated with Day Against Animal Cruelty

A video of a brown bear and her cubs being clubbed to death made a big impact on the Iranian public in 2011. Now animal rights activists commemorate the day...

Russia: After the APEC Summit

RuNet Echo

The 2012 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vladivostok has come and gone. What remains is discussion of what APEC means to Russia’s Far East and the country as a whole....

China: Good Englishman in Xian

China: Trial of Former Chongqing Police Chief Wang Lijun

Australia: Same Sex Marriage Debate Unleashes Beast

It was bound to be a bad time for Australian Senator Cory Bernardi after he suggested in a parliamentary debate on legalizing same sex marriage that it could lead to...

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