Regions http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/18820/all en An interview with secret creator of Savita Bhabhi http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/india/090504/interview-the-secret-creator-savita-bhabhi <!--paging_filter--><p> After a bit of trolling through the fan pages, I managed to track down &quot;Deshmukh,&quot; one of the creators, and a site administrator, of Savita Bhabhi, India&#39;s <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/india/090430/indias-first-porn-star">first porn sensation</a>.</p> <p> Here&#39;s a peek inside my interview notes:</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/india/090504/interview-the-secret-creator-savita-bhabhi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regions Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 1345880 at http://www.globalpost.com Chatter: What we're hearing http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/general/091221/chatter-what-were-hearing <!--paging_filter--><p><em>To receive the morning chatter by email, let us know at </em><a href="mailto:editors@globalpost.com" target="_blank"><em>editors@globalpost.com</em></a><em>.</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/general/091221/chatter-what-were-hearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regions Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5263299 at http://www.globalpost.com 100 days to the World Cup http://www.globalpost.com/passport/s-africa/100308/100-days-the-world-cup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>The World Cup is only 100 days away and much is still under construction. With his newest wife, Zuma visits London where he is maligned by the press and honored by the Queen. North Korean weapons are intercepted in South African waters. A huge tax hike for Eskom may put thousands out of work. Zuma is attacked for not disclosing his financial statements and the ANC Youth Leaguge leader is under investigation for not paying taxes. "Pornographic" photographs upset the cultural minister. And a popular puppet comedy show is back on the air. </p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Erin Conway-Smith </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2010:03:10 14:20</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-updated-date"> <div class="field-label">Updated Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2010:03:10 14:20</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-passportdate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">March 8, 2010 - 7:00am</span> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Top News:</strong> South Africa marked<a href="http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=6&amp;click_id=3095&amp;art_id=vn20100302041917677C696045"> 100 days until the World Cup</a>, which begins June 11 at Johannesburg&rsquo;s Soccer City stadium with the opening match between South Africa and Mexico.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/passport/s-africa/100308/100-days-the-world-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regions South Africa Wed, 10 Mar 2010 19:20:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5531856 at http://www.globalpost.com Chatter: What we're hearing http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/general/100311/chatter-what-were-hearing-0 <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Need to know:&nbsp;</strong>Sweden's parliament has narrowly approved a resolution recognizing the 1915 <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2010/03/11/world/AP-EU-Sweden-Armenian-Genocide.html">mass killing of Armenians</a> in Turkey as genocide. Turkey recalled its ambassador to protest the surprise decision, made days after a U.S. congressional committee approved a <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/turkey/100305/genocide-turkey-us">similar resolution</a>,&nbsp;Swedish news agency TT said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/general/100311/chatter-what-were-hearing-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regions Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5532867 at http://www.globalpost.com Chatter: What we're hearing http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/general/100412/chatter-what-were-hearing <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Need to know:</strong> President Obama hosts leaders from 46 countries for a two-day nuclear security summit starting Monday that will focus on how to better safeguard nuclear weapons materials. But even as Obama met Sunday with a succession leaders to discuss better controls, his administration highlighted a seemingly dissimilar message, with top officials stressing the <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/11/AR2010041103344.html?hpid=topnews">nuclear strength of the U.S</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/general/100412/chatter-what-were-hearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regions Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5541763 at http://www.globalpost.com Chatter: What we're hearing http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/general/100414/chatter-what-were-hearing <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Need to know:</strong> A <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/15/world/asia/15quake.html?ref=global-home">powerful earthquake</a> in northwest China killed at least 400 people, injured 10,000 and left many others buried under debris, Chinese state media reported. GlobalPost's <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/bio/kathleen-e-mclaughlin">Kathleen E. McLaughlin</a> raises the question of whether the quake will test the government's willingness to allow free flow of information.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/general/100414/chatter-what-were-hearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regions Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5542447 at http://www.globalpost.com Bangkok mourns a torched shopping mall http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/global/100721/bangkok-mourns-torched-shopping-mall Bangkok mourns a torched shopping mall<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/global/100721/bangkok-mourns-torched-shopping-mall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regions Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5572427 at http://www.globalpost.com Still no substitute for Lindsay Lohan, but things are looking up in Kabul http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/afghanistan/100825/professional-grinch-reflects-kabul-vs-the-states Coming "home" to Kabul, where there may be no Lindsay Lohan but the internet works just fine. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/afghanistan/100825/professional-grinch-reflects-kabul-vs-the-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regions Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5580900 at http://www.globalpost.com Afghan presidency: if not Karzai, then who? http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/afghanistan/100902/afghan-presidency-karzai Is there an alternative to Hamid Karzai in Afghanistan?<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/afghanistan/100902/afghan-presidency-karzai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regions Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5582725 at http://www.globalpost.com Chatter: What we're hearing http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/global/101103/chatter-what-were-hearing Iranian woman to be hanged * Chip restores sight to blind man * Harry Potter blamed for owls' demise.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/global/101103/chatter-what-were-hearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regions Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5596744 at http://www.globalpost.com Regions http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/regions <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-section-nav-icon"> <div class="field-label">Navigation Icon:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_section_nav_icon" width="300" height="127" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/nav-icons/nav-icon-world_0.png?1294504641" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-seo"><legend>SEO</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-metatitle"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> World News by Region | GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-metadesc"> <div class="field-label">Meta Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Visit GlobalPost for world news by region. 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