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· November, 2008

Stories about Photos from November, 2008

Moldova, CEE: Rural Bus Stops; Hammer & Sickle @ Flickr

Photos of rural bus stops in Moldova – at Scraps of Moscow. A link to a Hammer and Sickle group on Flickr – at LimbicNutrition Weblog.

Brazil under flood: Bloggers form solidarity networks

While mainstream media was first slow to report news of the grave floods that have devastated the south of Brazil and then sensationalized the tragedy, bloggers responded by creating a...

Taiwanese version of Thanksgiving

Seeing Americans have Thanksgiving holidays, Arkun tries to search for similar festival in Taiwan and finds a similar counterpart, the peace ritual ceremony...

Mumbai: The Taj Hotel Burns

Photographs are appearing on flickr and elsewhere, allowing us a glimpse beyond the visuals provided by mainstream media. Arun Shanbhag has a post full of photographs – from blood pools,...

Israel: Sending Help and Sympathy to Mumbai

Western countries awoke today to news of a widespread attack on the city of Mumbai, India that occurred Wednesday night and continued through Thursday, killing 101 people and wounding hundreds...

Ukraine: Maidan Four Years On

Ukrainiana posts photos from the empty Maidan on the fourth anniversary of the Orange Revolution.

Ukraine: 75th Anniversary of Holodomor

Taras of Ukrainiana posts photos and video from the commemoration of the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Holodomor – here, here, and here. Tetyana Vysotska of What's Up, Ukraine?...

Iran: Art gallery was shutdown

Several Iranian news sites and blogs such as Haftan reported[fa]that Iranian authorities, a couple of days ago, accused an art gallery to expose “immoral” photos and closed it. The photos...

Bahrain: Blast from the Past

Bint Batutta in Bahrain links to photographs from Bahrain in the 50s from LIFE magazine's photo archive.

China: Photos of Longnan Mass Incident

ESWN collected a series of photos showing the Longnan Mass Incident happened last week.

Bangladesh: Manipuri Raash Festival

Back to Bangladesh posts some great pictures of the colorful Raash festival of the Manipuri indigenous people of Sylhet in Bangladesh. The festival is meant to celebrate the love of...

Bahrain: Apartment Blocks

Ian Hamza, from Bahrain, posts a number of photographs featuring apartment buildings.

Jordan: Spotlight on Atlantis Opening in Dubai

Jordanian Jazarah posts photographs and videos from the opening of the world's most expensive hotel ($1.5bn), Atlantis Resort, in Dubai, UAE.

Iran:Paintings by Shirin Golestaneh

Nazy Kaviani writes in about Shirin Golestaneh‘s paintings. You can discover her paintings here.

China: Liberate Taiwan with Sexy PLA

Wang Ning suggested to liberate Taiwan with sexy PLA like these pictures…

Rain in the Middle East

It's raining in the Middle East and bloggers are taking to their keyboards to register their thoughts about the change in climate. Here's review of what some bloggers in Saudi...

Grenada: Heavy Rains

Yesterday's heavy rains turned Grenada's Annandale Falls dangerous – Free Spirit posts some photos.

Trinidad & Tobago: Up on the Mount

Simply Trini Cooking makes a trip to Mount St. Benedict – “a terrific place for a retreat or just to get away from it all.”

Russia: “Different Family” Photo Project

"These people may have no home, no jobs. They may be doing drugs, their neighbors may hate them, and they may be banned from entering a theater because of their...

Morocco: Rustic Picnic

Moroccan blog My Marrakesh takes us on a rustic picnic and here are the photographs.

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