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3 March 2013

Stories from 3 March 2013

Thailand: Surprise Opposition Victory in Bangkok Governor Race

Sukhumbhand Paribatra of the opposition Democrat Party was re-elected as Bangkok governor despite exit polls predicting his defeat in the elections.

Singapore: Forget Immigration, Focus on Fertility

Pope Benedict XVI Steps Down

Violence Holding Youth Hostage in Guinea

Saudi Prince: “A Rational Man Would Not Tolerate Women Going to The Streets”

A Saudi Prince said today that a rational man would not tolerate women going to the streets [in protest]. The comments, by the deputy governor of Qassim province Faisal bin...

Doubt & Clan Politics in Russian Cyberspace

RuNet Echo

The turbulence of the 1990s seems to have returned to Russia, despite a political culture built on the expectation that Vladimir Putin keeps such chaos at bay. What role can...

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