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29 October 2012

Stories from 29 October 2012

Sanctions in Iran: Who Stole My Medicine?

The lives of six million patients in Iran have been adversely affected due to shortages of medicine, as an immediate result of unprecedented sanctions. Patients with cancer and multiple sclerosis...

India: Dengue Outbreak In Delhi Spreads Fear

Last week when India's veteran film director, scriptwriter and film producer Yash Chopra (80) died from Dengue fever, people became aware and panic spread in some parts of Delhi. Delhi...

Facebook Donations Support Volleyball in Tajikistan

Pakistan: Increase In Crime Affects Eid Celebrations

Asylum Seekers Tent Camp in The Netherlands

Russia: Assessing Predictions About the Coordinating Council Election

RuNet Echo

As RuNet Echo readers know well, the Coordinating Council's elections took place last week, and that body has already convened virtually through Facebook and once again in person. Weeks in...

President Martinelli Addresses Panama After Repealing Law 72

President Martinelli of Panama gave a conciliatory speech to try and draw a close to a chaotic week which has left four people dead and many injured as they demonstrated...

Chad: President's Plane Botched Landing in Kalait

Chile: The Day After the Municipal Elections

Cuban Government Lifts Travel Restrictions for Citizens

On October 16, the Cuban government announced plans to eliminate controversial travel restrictions on Cuban citizens. The policy will take effect in January of 2013.

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