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· July, 2007

Stories about Governance from July, 2007

27 July 2007

Chile: A Controversial Agreement with Microsoft

An agreement signed between the Chilean Ministry of Economy and Microsoft has stunned many Chileans. Microsoft will now have exclusive access to provide services through the Chilean government, and which...

26 July 2007

Japan: Sanja Matsuri suspension

Russia: Registration

Russia: Berezovsky and Britain

Russia: Cyclical History

Russia: Grozny at Google Earth

India: Women, abortions and the Government

Turkmenistan: In the last place

Kurdistance: A Victory in the Turkish Elections

While the Turks have had some mixed reactions to the outcome of the recent Turkish parliamentary elections, Kurds have been rejoicing as potential Kurdish parliamentarians have exploited a loophole in...

Japan: Smoke, Fire, and Fault Lines

Hong Kong: Sorry, you have no rights to know

Peru: Polls, Strikes, and Independence Day

As Peruvian Independence Day approaches on July 28, the atmosphere in Peru is becoming increasingly festive and the Peruvian national colors, red and white, are cropping up everywhere. However, on...

25 July 2007

Russia: Sochi Mosque and Other Non-Olympic Issues

Russia: Counterterrorism (Mis)guidance

Ukraine: Big Houses and Big Macs

Czech Republic: Ukrainian Kids Abandoned

Iran:Student Activist Executed as Gang-Member

Turkey is Typing….Election Issue

The Turkish parliamentary elections were this last Sunday… and despite public protests in the last few months against the ruling party AKP, they still won with a resounding 47 per...

India At 60: New Book on Partition of India, First Woman President and A Film on Gandhi's Son

A couple of weeks from now on August 15th and 14th, India and Pakistan will celebrate their 60th year of Independence. What stands out in stark contrast is the differences...

Japan: Ground Zero at Kashiwazaki-Kariwa

On July 16, shaken by a massive earthquake originating in a fault line that apparently runs directly underneath it, one of the power generators of the world's largest nuclear power...

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