Eid ul-Fitr always leaves the country's overburdened and poorly maintained transportation systems bursting at the seams, and can result in massive traffic jams.
09/09/2010 11:33 am
As global wheat prices rise, Africans are feeling the pinch when buying something as simple as bread. Mozambique bread riots could be a warning sign for African nations who have leased fertile agricultural land to foreign countries.
09/06/2010 02:20 pm
The Indonesia volcano eruption is only smoke and ash and not life-threatening so far. But some warn that more earthquakes and volcanic eruptions are on the way.
09/03/2010 01:53 pm
The arrest of Indonesia cleric Abu Bakar Bashir highlights the ongoing counterterrorism work of the US-trained Detachment 88. Some groups are concerned over the police unit's alleged use of torture.
08/11/2010 01:22 pm
Ramadan 2010, USA-style, includes streaming footage of Friday prayer sermons as Muslims seek to counter rising anti-Islamic sentiment. Saudi Arabia unveils a new clock, while Morocco makes do with makeshift tents after 1,256 mosques were closed.
08/11/2010 07:52 am
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Global News Blog Global warming, devotion, the lunar calendar: Why this will be one hot Ramadan 2010
Devout Muslims are waiting for the first sighting of the new moon, probably Tuesday night, marking the start of the fasting month of Ramadan 2010. This year's fast will be the first in almost 30 years that corresponds with the hottest days of summer.
08/10/2010 05:41 pm
Abu Bakar Bashir has been arrested before. The Indonesian radical cleric's detention Monday appears based on stronger allegations of material support for a terrorist group in Aceh.
08/09/2010 11:03 am
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