Europe: December 2009 Archives
Thursday December 10, 2009
The view from a dangerous frontier. High stakes and airstrikes as Pakistan tries to crush the Taliban advance.
The words no crime reporter in Tokyo ever wants to hear from the Yakuza: write the story and you die. We'll find out what happened to him next.
Yaks and thugs and 160 flat tires: the cyclist who pedalled halfway round the world to take on his own fears.
And, summoning the dead to protect the living.
It's an old tradition that disturbs some of Jamaica's Christian community. So why is the country promoting it?
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- Wed., 29 – Guca, Serbia: brass bands and nationalism
- Thu., 23 – June 23 & 26: from Port-au-Prince, Haiti - El Paso, Texas - the Balkans - Dublin, Ireland - Oakland, California
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- Thu., 26 – May 26 & 29: from Hainan Island, China - San Diego - Malaysian Borneo - French Mayotte Island - Dublin
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- Nepal earthquake: Canada readies aid, disaster team video
- The Harper government stepped up its response to earthquake-ravaged Nepal on Sunday by dispatching advance elements of its highly specialized disaster assistance response team.
- Writer Michael Ondaatje boycotts PEN gala over Charlie Hebdo award
- Michael Ondaatje, Francine Prose and at least four other writers have withdrawn from next month's PEN American gala, citing objections to the literary and human rights organization's honouring the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
- Thirty Meter Telescope confirms cyberattack to its website
- An apparent cyberattack Sunday temporarily disrupted the main website of Thirty Meter Telescope, the organization trying to construct one of the world's largest telescopes near the summit of Mauna Kea on Hawaii's Big Island.
- New Stephen Hawking offers tip to Zayn Malik, One Direction fans
- Physicist Stephen Hawking has some advice for teenage girls heartbroken over Zayn Malik's departure from the boy band One Direction.
- Nepal earthquake: Death toll rises to over 3,700 video
- The death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 3,700 Monday, and how much higher it would rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster.