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21 October 2011

Daily archive · 5 posts

Stories from 21 October 2011

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South Asia: Reactions on the New Beginning of Libya

After the death of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, people from all over the world are expressing their views on his reign, the way he died and the new beginning it...

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Hong Kong: Why Occupy Central?

A group of activists in Hong Kong have occupied the ground floor of the iconic HSBC building in Central District for almost one week. Their occupation has provided a reflective...

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Colombia: Businessman Julio Mario Santo Domingo Dies

On October 7, Colombian businessman Julio Mario Santo Domingo Pumarejo, considered one of the richest men in the world by Forbes, died in New York at the age of 87....

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Brazil: Belo Monte Dam Case Comes to Court

The Brazilian justice system has provided new fuel to the protesting voices against the Belo Monte hydroelectric power plant, after its construction begun in June 2011. A lawsuit filed in...

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Oman: Statute of State Amended Following Shura Council Elections

A Royal Decree by the Sultan of Oman has announced amendments giving the Shura (Consultative) and State councils a say in the way the country is run. The laws give...

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