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2 September 2013

Stories from 2 September 2013

Haze Returns to Indonesia

The haze is back! Forest fires in Sumatra caused a thick haze to descend for several days in Indonesia and several parts of Malaysia last week

Meet Aminata Touré, the New Iron Lady of Senegal

Protests Rock Nepal as Dispute Over Buddha Statue Continues

Protests have begun again over a 17-foot statue of Buddha that was briefly erected at Kakrebihar, a Hindu-Buddhist temple near the city of Birendranagar, until police took it down.

When Reality TV Meets Humanitarian Action in Italy

Many Italians are already criticising RAI 1's humanitarian aid reality TV show in development, several months before it is scheduled to air.

Colombia Starts New Week Amid Agrarian Strike

Iran:“Massacre” of 52 unarmed Iranian dissidents in Iraq

Iran: RouhaniMeter Site Filtered

Political Cartoon on School Open Day in China

China: Rural Superstition Leads to Horrible Baby Girl Abuse

Ten Cities Chinese People Want to Escape

Russian Flooding Snaps Volunteers into Action

RuNet Echo

Protracted flooding of the Amur River has buried swaths of the Russian-Chinese border under water, affecting more than 100 thousand people in roughly 185 towns.