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· December, 2008

Stories about Governance from December, 2008

28 December 2008

The Global Twittersphere Discusses Gaza

Twitter is the new blogging, or so the story goes. Never has that been more apparent than in times of crisis: During the Mumbai attacks, Twitter users provided up-to-the-minute coverage,...

Palestine: The Untold Story in Gaza

Ukraine: Top ten bribes 2008

Palestine: “The Bloodiest Day Since 1967″

It started as a "normal" day in Gaza. By the end of the day, however, it became clear that December 27 would be known as the bloodiest day of the...

Ecuador: Public Spending by Correa Administration

27 December 2008

Palestine: Israeli Airstrikes Spur Actions from Bloggers

Following the end of the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, violence and tensions have escalated between Israel and Gaza. Today, Israeli airstrikes hit Gaza in what the AFP calls “one...

India, Bangladesh: Maritime Dispute

Saudi Arabia accuses Egyptian of Espionage

27 year old IT programmer Youssef Al Ashmawy is currently detained in a prison Riyadh and is accused of spying on the Kingdom. Zeinobia wrote: Saudi Arabia is detaining Egyptian...

Ukraine: “A Democratic Question”

Ukraine: Explosion in Yevpatoria

26 December 2008

Iran: Islamist bloggers support Gaza

Several Islamist bloggers have launched a campaign against the Gaza Strip blockade and to ask worldwide Muslims to help Palestinians. The bloggers have used different tools such as Google bombs...

Pakistan: Policies Regarding NWFP

Morocco: Condolences to Guinea

Southeast Asia: Newsmakers of 2008

For Southeast Asia, 2008 was a year of terrible disasters, both natural and man-made. Rice consumption was reduced, milk products were contaminated with melamine, jobs were lost, bloggers were arrested,...