Asia: April 2012 Archives
Wednesday April 25, 2012
April 26 & 29, 2012: from Baku, Azerbaijan - Mumbai, India - Manila, the Philippines - Copenhagen, Denmark - Shanghai, China
From our correspondents around the world...
Danish film director Mads Brugger in a scene from The Ambassador. He posed as a diplomat and arranged to smuggle diamonds from Africa. Here he takes a boat ride with his new assistants in the Central African Republic. (Photo/The Ambassador)
Stop with the honking! The quest for quiet in one of India's noisiest cities.
A Danish filmmaker turns diamond-smuggling diplomat. Mads Brugger sets up a sting in central Africa.
And, the rebellious new farmers of China. Young. Well-educated. And getting no respect.
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Thursday April 5, 2012
People in Instanbul enjoy the newly-revived Baklahorani Carnival. What was once a pagan Christian rite, has morphed into one of the few celebrations of Turkey's multi-cultural past and present. Dominant Turkish nationalism has made its organizers tread with caution. (Photo/Meghan MacIver)
Dancing to the tune of reconciliation
But now it seems, times are changing, ever so slightly.
Canadian journalist Meghan MacIver has found some Greeks and Turks dancing to the same tune at an unusual, and very historic party in Istanbul.
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- Tue., 22 – Noda, Japan...pictures, pieces of lives
- Thu., 17 – Beijing...ice swimming and loving it
- Thu., 17 – Kabul... Ormiston on Afghanistanization
- Thu., 17 – March 17/20, 2011 Dispatches: from Kabul - Riyadh - Beijing - Douglas, South Africa -Cozumel - India via New York
- Thu., 10 – China rolls back reforms
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- Manager deflects blame after fire turns Oakland artists' colony into 'mass grave'
- The founder of an Oakland artists' colony where dozens of people burned to death says he is sorry, but deflected blame for the blaze that gutted the warehouse that he now describes as a "mass grave."
- Merkel calls for veil ban, looks to quell migrant concerns
- German Chancellor Angela Merkel advocates banning the full-face veils used by some Muslim women in a speech to her party's congress, stressing her determination to prevent a repeat of last year's huge migrant influx.
- Analysis Trump's Taiwan call could disrupt 'very calibrated dance' between U.S., China
- U.S. president-elect Donald Trump's official call with the leader of Taiwan breaks diplomatic protocol, a move that could lead to an economic and military standoff, Asia analysts warn.
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- Adele and Beyoncé, as well as Canadians Justin Bieber and Drake are among the nominees for the 59th annual Grammy Awards.
- CBC IN STANDING ROCK N.D. Indigenous leader willing to support future pipeline fights
- Standing Rock Sioux Tribe chairman Dave Archambault, who has been at the centre of a contentious pipeline debate in North Dakota, says he's willing to support future pipeline fights — including those in Canada.