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10 September 2013

Stories from 10 September 2013

Fuel Price Increase Divides Malaysia

Critics fear it would lead to higher cost of living while some believe the increase is reasonable given that Malaysia has one of the lowest fuel prices in the world

Indian Border Guard Acquitted in Brutal Shooting of Bangladeshi Girl

Photographs of her dead body tangled in the wire were widely published at the time. The court's decision touched off a wave of anger in Bangladesh.

Indigenous Demand Investigation into Massacre at Nacahuil, Guatemala

Gunmen killed 11 people and wounded 28 more over the weekend in a village near Guatemala City, where indigenous communities struggle to preserve their territory free from mining and militarization.

Guinea Bissau's Parliament Rejects Amnesty for Coup Perpretrators

Jordanian MP Fires Kalashnikov in Parliament

A Jordanian Member of Parliament opened fire on another MP while Parliament was in session today. No one was injured in the fiasco.

Pro-Assad And/Or Anti-War Demonstrations?

Pro-Assad and Anti-war are two things that don't mix together, writes Farah on Twitter.

Colombian Teachers Begin National Strike

Chinese Pop Song: Rule Breaking Animal

Story Behind the “Cancelled” Beijing Independent Film Festival

A Political Solution for Syria

Humour: Potential Targets in the Strike on Syria

Hundreds of Chileans File Complaints Against TV Show on Pinochet Dictatorship

The complaints against the program suggest that Chile is still divided by an event that marked its history 40 years ago.

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