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New at TOL:                                                                        Friday, 8 October 2010
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Top Stories:

1: Education: A Furor Over an Hour of Sex
2: Balkan Eye: God Studies
3: Education: Climate Change
4: Economy & Business: Political Instability Means Never Having to Say You’re Sorry
5: Multimedia: Milosevic’s Twilight Marked a New Day for Justice
6: Society: Choked by Headscarves in Chechnya

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Five years ago: Muddy Waters
Ten years ago: The Cost of Blind Insistence
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1: Education: A Furor Over an Hour of Sex
Parents send up a mighty roar over a manual for teachers on sex education.
From Respekt.By Hana Capova7 October 2010
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2: Balkan Eye: God Studies
A debate about religious education in Bulgaria takes in children’s souls, the
church’s prestige, and the country’s ethical standards.
By Boyko Vassilev
7 October 2010
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3: Education: Climate Change
Revisions to Ukraine’s educational system once again have some asking if it is a
European or Russian country.By Ksenia Korzun6 October 2010
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4: Economy & Business: Political Instability Means Never Having to Say You’re Sorry
An amnesty offer for financial miscreants in Kyrgyzstan gets almost no takers.
From EurasiaNet.By Deirdre Tynan6 October 2010
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5: Multimedia: Milosevic’s Twilight Marked a New Day for Justice
TOL Talk: Looking beyond the chaotic Milosevic trial, Judith Armatta argues that
the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal, while far from perfect, has done far more good
than harm. By Ky Krauthamer5 October 2010
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6: Society: Choked by Headscarves in Chechnya
In Chechnya there is official support for attacks on women who go out without
a headscarf, a leading Russian rights advocate reports. From openDemocracy.By Tanya Lokshina5 October 2010
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From the Archive:

Five years ago: Muddy Waters
Political interference and economic pressures continue to squeeze the
independence of the Bulgarian broadcast media.
by Danail Danov
11 October 2005

Ten years ago: The Cost of Blind Insistence
In the runup to October parliamentary elections, the Lithuanian government
gets itself in a mess over its war-time past.
by Mercedes Sprouse
2 October 2000