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· January, 2009

Stories about History from January, 2009

Serbia: Belgrade's Bajrakli Mosque

Barbados, U.S.A.: True Identity

Russia: Mosque and Armenian Church Near Olimpiysky

Philippines: The root cause of the flooding

In the Philippines, media reports have cited weeks of heavy rain brought by a cold front as the immediate cause of the massive flooding and landslides. Some Filipino bloggers have...

Armenia-Turkey: Genocide Historian Responds

Cuba: Quelling the Rumours

Haiti, U.S.A.: Retro Rhetoric?

China: Hakka Tulou in Fujian Province

Azerbaijan: Day of Tragedy

Global: Morocco Closes Caracas Embassy

Morocco announced this week that it would close its embassy in Venezuela due to Venezuela's recognition of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), the territory also known as the "Western...

Turkey: Obama Trepidation

Caribbean: Obama's Day

Like the rest of the world, the eyes of the Caribbean were on Washington, DC yesterday, as Barack Hussein Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United...

Korea: Worse and Worse – North Korea and South Korea

North Korea announced that South Korea’s attitude might cause confrontation between them and suggested a possible conflict [EN]. It leads to anxieties and concern in South Korea. Since the Sunshine...

Azerbaijan: Black January

As much of the world celebrated the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States, Azerbaijan mourned the 19th anniversary of an event which ultimately led...

African Blogosphere On Obama's Inauguration

“It is done. I knew it would come, but, oh, what a feeling! Yes, Mr. President, it is done, indeed!” These words from Kenyan blogger Whispering Inn sum up the...

Peru: Lima Celebrates Its Anniversary

On Sunday, January 18, the City of Kings, better known as Lima, Peru celebrated the 474th anniversary of its founding. Many bloggers took this opportunity to dedicate a few inspirational...

The Balkans: “Whose Is This Song?”

Recently several Macedonian bloggers published the documentary “Whose Is This Song” by a Bulgarian director Adela Peeva on their blogs and started discussing the story. The documentary was filmed as...

Bangladesh: Photoblog – Kantaji temple, Dinajpur

Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A.: Blogger Inauguration

Jamaica, U.S.A.: One Love?

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