Stories from 6 July 2013
Launched by the Ministry of the Interior, Public Security and Religion, Operation Djakpata has for objective the tracking of all criminals engaged in illegal activities which could disturb the peace of mind of the Benin people. However, for the past few days, public opinion of this project has been extremely divided.
At the time of the birth of Bangladesh in 1971 the country had approximately 24000km rivers and tributaries. After four decades many rivers are dying mainly due to the unilateral water management and dams built by the upper riparian neighbor India. Wahidul Islam at Poltalk points to the problem and...
The US meddling in Egyptian affairs – and the coverage of news networks, particularly CNN, of the political developments in Egypt – came under fire last night. The ousting of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi after a year in office ushered celebrations across the country, as well as a bout of violence between pro- and anti-Morsi supporters.
The first migrant workers' union was formed on May 25, 2013 in Taiwan to improve foreign fishermen's working conditions.
China has put into effect a new law this week requiring grown children to visit their parents “frequently”, triggering ridicule on China's most popular microblogging website Sina Weibo among users.