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· January, 2008

Stories about Photos from January, 2008

China: Xi Hu's White Winter

ShaoShilong posts some great pictures of Xi Hu or West Lake in white winter.

Israel: Read At Your Own Risk

Shira, from Israel, posts a picture of a Bible with a warning.

Morocco: The Big Cities

Morocco is well-known for lots of things: mint tea, couscous, a film mostly unrelated to the country...And of course, its big cities, several of which were the topic of posts...

Egypt: Abu Tarika

Sports and politics? Eman Abd Al Rahman sheds light on how an Egyptian football player manages to make his voice count on the soccer field.

Bangladesh: Cinema, politics, health, photography and history

Cinema: The Bangladeshi film industry nicknamed Dhallywood used to produce decent films for the Bangladeshi society. But with the competition of superior quality pictures from Hollywood and Bollywood, which conquered...

Trinidad & Tobago: “La Fantasie” & Reality

“For most Trinidadians, giving the name ‘La Fantasie’ to a house is a bitter joke, rousing memories of the hundreds of millions spent to construct the new prime ministerial palace…it...

Brazil: Countdown to Carnival

There is a popular belief that in Brazil the year only starts after Carnival. Be this an exaggeration or not, there is not much else being talked about on the...

Iran:Photos for Peace

Photos for Peace calls itself a photo-sharing network of activists dedicated to stopping the United States from starting a war with Iran.

Bahrain: A Walk in Town

To avoid getting stuck in traffic, Bahraini blogger Ammar walks to a nearby meeting with his camera in hand.

Japan: Matchbox Art

Ryoko from Ping mag has written a feature on Matchbox Art.

Cambodia: High Dynamic Range images of Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh based blogger Mythical Dude shares some High Dynamic Range images of the city of the city on his Flickr page.

Libya: Tripoli Buildings

From Libya, Khadija Teri posts pictures of buildings in the capital, Tripoli.

Morocco: Artisian Exposition

Live Peace Morocco shares photos from a recent artisan exposition in Rabat.

China: Little Match Girl

Andersen's story of “Little Match Girl” has a real-life Chinese version in Guiyang (zh). The 8 years old girl's family make their living by collecting rubbish. On 20 of Jan,...

China: Flowers in the Press Conference

Imagethief notices the flower addiction in Chinese Press Conference.

Iran:Ashura in Tehran

Tadaneh has published several photos of Ashura ceremony,one of the holiest days in Shia religious calendar, in Tehran.

China: T-shirt with Chinese Character

Alpar shows a t-shirt with Chinese characteristic, with slogans and pictures of eight prides and eight shames, harmonious society, city management teams’ violence (zh).

Iran:Kamran Ashtary's Photos,a world not to miss

Kamran Ashtary,photographer and designer has launched his own site. There are fascinating photos about Iran and Iranians in this site.Kamran and his wife,Tori Egherman,recently published “View from Iran” book.

Iran:Ashura in Photos

Shia Muslims held ceremonies for Ashura,one of the holiest events in the Shia religious calendar. Vahid Gharai has published several photos of Ashura ceremony in Kerman, a city in central...

Barbados: Boys’ Club?

“Last time I looked about half the population were women, so what’s going on here?” asks Barbados Free Press, on realising that “there's only one girl in government”.

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