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15 October 2012

Stories from 15 October 2012

Indonesia: Setback in the Fight Against Illegal Drugs?

Controversy over Nobel Peace Prize to European Union

The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union (EU) has sparked a lively debate in the media and on social networks in Europe and the rest of...

Portugal: Siege to Parliament Live

Portugal: Global Noise Cultural Protest in Images

In Portugal, October 13's Global Noise pot-banging protests took the form of performing arts and cultural demonstrations in 14 cities, under the motto "Screw the troika! We want our lives"....

Russia: Lawmaker Wants to Regulate Social Networks

RuNet Echo

A few days ago several Russian bloggers were incensed by the idea that a Duma committee responsible for legislating the internet was going to propose a new law requiring passport...

Russia: Elections to Opposition Coordinating Council Fail to Attract Regional Voters

RuNet Echo

Argentina: Guarani Leader Wins International Rural Women's Day Prize

Mauritania: Confusion Reigns over “Accidental” Shots that Wounded President Aziz

Barbados: “Modest” Proposals for Political Reform

India: Online Video Archive for Performing Arts

Shabda is an unique online archive of videos presenting lecture demonstrations on various Indian art forms. Inspired by the TED talk format, Shabda's creators invite experts in music, dance or...

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