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10 May 2013

Stories from 10 May 2013

Leaked Development Plan Raises Land Grab Fears in Mozambique

Against a backdrop of growing concern about 'land grabs' in Africa, a leak from a controversial economic development plan has raised alarm in Mozambique, as well as in donor countries.

RuNet Apprehensive over Surkov's Dismissal, End of Political Era

"Before there was trickery, now it has been replaced with criminal charges and prison sentences. Surkov, whatever you may think of him, is, first of all, a political aesthete, who...

VIDEO: Turkmenistan's Pop Music Makes Love, Not Politics

In Turkmenistan, pop musicians tread a difficult path between carving out a distinctive image for themselves and ensuring they don't fall foul of the state.

Rios Montt Testifies in Genocide Trial

On the 26th day of the historic Genocide trial against former de facto head of state Efrain Rios Montt and his Head of Intelligence Jose Mauricio Rodriguez Sanchez, the prosecution...

Hong Kong's Policymaking Keeps China in Mind

Two confidential Hong Kong Government memorandums has been leaked. The documents would take effect from 1 June 2013 and require an assessment on Mainland reaction and related public relations measures...

Chinese Politics like Heredity Monarchy?

The current Chinese Communist Party leaders are the second generation red and the third and the fourth generations are emerging in the political scene. The political system in China is...

South Korean President's Spokesman Fired

South Korean President's press spokesman Yoon Chang-joong was relieved of his duty over allegation that he sexually assaulted a 21-year-old intern during President Park's visit to the United States which...

Caribbean: Can CARIBCAN Happen?

Blogger Kevin Edmonds examines the impending Canada-CARICOM Free Trade Agreement.

Haiti: The “White Savior Industrial Complex”

kiskeácity links to a letter which “echoes many of the issues Haitians face with the White Savior Industrial Complex…and its army of 3,000 NGOs, 12,000 UN troops, innumerable speakers for...

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