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· January, 2008

Stories about Humor from January, 2008

The difference between Senegal and China

Latvia: Law Firm's Name Change Attempt

Qatar: Strange Lights Over Doha

Qatar's bloggers are looking at the night's skies trying to understand what the strange bouncing lights a blogger captured with her camera phone are all about. Is it a UFO,...

Guyana: Persons of Influence

Singapore: Not in China

Hungary: “Is Budapest Scarier than LA?”

The Balkans: “Jestdej”

Uzbekistan: Perpetuum Mobile?

Venezuela: Blogger Picks Political “Oops” Moments

Venezuela faced plenty of controversies in 2007, with some of its principal political actors finding ways to stick their foots in their mouths. Blogger More Baker looks back and picks...

Serbia: The Presidential Election

The presidential election in Serbia was held on Jan. 20. The Republic's Electoral Commission confirmed that the Serb Radical Party's candidate Tomislav Nikolic beat the other nine candidates. He received...

Kuwait: Scarlett Johansson in Kuwait

Sudan: Potassium bromide and witchcraft

China: Flowers in the Press Conference

Serbia: “Endorsed by… Bill Gates?”

China: T-shirt with Chinese Character

Ukraine: Crimean Politicians

The Baltics: Missing the Borders 2

Peru: Wendy Sulca, Child Video Sensation

From Peru, 10 year old Wendy Sulca is quickly becoming an internet sensation. Her folkloric videos have viewers discussing children´s rights, what it means to be Peruvian and whether or...

The Baltics: Missing the Borders

Pakistan: Mush and Britney

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