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· July, 2009

Stories about Politics from July, 2009

29 July 2009

Moldova: Repeat Elections

Belarus, Russia: Bloggers React to Graphic Chechen War Video

On July 3, Belarusian blogger Tatsiana Elavaya posted a provocative video showing the assassination of captive Russian soldiers by Chechen guerrillas during the 1999 war in Chechnya. The video had...

Japan: DPJ's election manifesto

Taiwan: Racist cartoon causes controversy

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs published a booklet featuring two cartoon characters to inform the public about the proposed free trade agreement between Taiwan and China, commonly referred to as...

Bermuda, Haiti: Standing Up

Bermuda, U.K.: Missed Celebrations

Haiti: What Happened to Pierre-Antoine?

Trinidad & Tobago: Thoughts on Alleged Plot

Philippines: Reactions to the 9th State of the Nation Address

Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo gave her 9th State of the Nation Address last Monday, July 27, 2009. This post is a sample of the varied responses to the speech in...

Japan: Yokohama Mayor Resigns

Czech Republic, Russia: “Putin Goes To Pikalyovo”

The Balkans: More on EU Visa Rules

28 July 2009

Iran: Kahrizak, a prison from Hell

Trinidad & Tobago: Mother Earth

Trinidad & Tobago: Assassination Attempt?

Jamaica: Dancehall & Child Abuse

Japan: Election manifesto

China: One-Child Policy Heading for a Revision

According to Time magazine, the one-child policy, a cornerstone of contemporary China, will be changed when word got out late last week that Shanghai was encouraging couples to have additional...