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· August, 2009

Stories about International Relations from August, 2009

East Timor: Tour de Timor

Caucasus: Peace Corps blogs on Twitter

China and Taiwan: Dalai Lama's visit, inevitably political

Yesterday Dalai Lama arrived in Taiwan on a visit that has been denounced by China. The trip, requested by Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to President Ma Ying-jeou, aimed at comforting...

Myanmar: Tension in the Sino-Burmese border

Hungary: St. Stephen

East Timor: “Happy Day” of freedom vote

Timorese bloggers have celebrated the 10th anniversary of the popular referendum which led to the territory's formal independence. One commemorates the "happy day", another recalls his determination to drive out...

Japan: We will not forget Hiroshima and Nagasaki

64 years ago, on the 6th and the 9th of August, atomic bombs were dropped by the U.S. forces on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Over 200,000 people died and every year,...

Arab World: Young People Gather to Learn Social Media Tools

Young people from eight Arab countries and Sweden met last May to learn certain leadership and organizational skills, and how to use the tools of social media to advance social...

Azerbaijan: Washington DC protest for detained activist bloggers (updated)

With detained video bloggers Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli now facing an additional charge in their native Azerbaijan, The Collegian says that support for the two imprisoned youth activists yesterday...

Ghana: Ghanaians wont be chewing their chicken bones

Japan: Marines and Okinawa

Bahamas: Economic Priorities?

Azerbaijan: Washington DC demonstration in support of detained bloggers

Maldives: Defense Arrangement With India

Bahamas, Jamaica: Thoughts on the IMF

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: R.I.P. Walter Porter

Pakistan: Bloggers Vs. The US Citizenship And Immigration Services

Ted Kennedy And The South Asian Immigrants in the USA

Bangladesh: Mourning Senator Edward Kennedy

Senator Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy (February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009), the second most senior member of the US Senate, died of cancer last Tuesday. Bloggers recall him as...

Russia: August 1991 – 18 Years On

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