28 Dec

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective



Anti-Maliki protests continue in Iraq

Tens of thousands take part in anti-government rallies, intensifying pressure on the Shia-led government.
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2012 12:14 GMT

Middle East

India gang-rape victim fights for life

Doctors say critically ill patient has infection in her lungs and abdomen, as well as brain injuries.
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2012 15:37 GMT

Central & South Asia

China’s new law intensifies online clampdown

Further hardening its cyberlaws, China’s measures allow the government to delete and censor posts it deems “illegal”.
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2012 15:34 GMT


Which stories did the media ignore this year?

Inside Story Americas

 From climate change to the violation of civil liberties, we look at some of the under-reported stories of 2012.

Thatcher was close to Falklands deal

Margaret Thatcher with Ronald Reagan
 Newly released papers show PM was privately adopting more flexible approach amid US pressure to avoid military action

A representation of traces of a proton-proton collision in the search for the Higgs boson

Best science stories of 2012

 From the discovery of Higgs-like particle to the picture-perfect landing of Nasa’s rover on Mars

Top 10 green energy bright spots of 2012

From wind turbines to the US great green fleet, here are the top green energy stories of the year

Biofuel US Navy Great Green Fleet with Navy Secretary Ray Mabus

US Navy defends ‘great green fleet’ from Republican attacks. Photograph: MC3 Sam Shavers/US NAVY//AP

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