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8 October 2012

Stories from 8 October 2012

Barbados: Is Austerity The Way To Go?

Russia: Winners & Losers in Round 1 of the Opposition's Debates

RuNet Echo

The first stage of the Russian opposition's Coordinating Council debates has ended. So who has advanced to the next round of debates? Who among the candidates is best winning the...

Chile: Mapuche Prisoners on Hunger Strike for Over 40 Days

Peru: Pollution in Lake Titicaca

Pollution in Lake Titicaca has reached alarming levels. In February of this year, the lake was declared as "Threatened Lake of the Year 2012" by the organizations Global Nature Fund...

Swaziland: The Princess show-stopper ‘virginity dance’

Brazil: Electoral Propaganda Waste

Arab World: Romney's Middle East Agenda Rapped

Mitt Romney's foreign policy speech was rapped by netizens across the Arab World today. If elected, Romney pledged to take a more “engaged” foreign policy, as opposed to Obama's wait-and-see...

Colombia: The Conflicting Relationship With ‘The Public’

First Doctor Account of the HIV epidemic in China

Tunisia: General Strike in Thala

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