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· May, 2008

Stories about Politics from May, 2008

31 May 2008

Russia: Medvedev and 1999 Apartment Bombings

Ukraine, Russia: Personae Non Gratae

On May 12, Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov was declared persona non grata in Ukraine, following his calls for Russia to take ownership of Sevastopol, a Ukrainian Black Sea naval port....

China: Sharon Stone on Earthquake

Lebanon: The Doha Agreement

Lebanese political leaders who met in Doha under the patronage of the Emir of Qatar Shaikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani reached an agreement last week. The full text of...

30 May 2008

Colombia: FARC Leader “Sureshot” is Confirmed Dead

After countless false claims of the death of the FARC's top leader Manuel Marulanda Vélez aka "Sureshot," the Colombian government confirmed that he passed away in March of natural causes....

Georgia: Opposition Protests

Thailand: Websites closed for “talking” about monarchy

Singapore blogger dares Lee Kuan Yew to sue him

Egypt: Styill Building Pyramids

Kazakhstan: Politics and Tractors

These weeks the bloggers have been chewing upon traditionally prominent topics on the Kazakhstani blogosphere — politics and economy. Megakhuimyak says [ru] – “without aspiration to make a global-scale conclusion”...

Bahamas: Education Consequences

Puerto Rico, U.S.A.: Imagine That Conversation

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