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· September, 2008

Stories about Photos from September, 2008

23 September 2008

Iran: Remembering Rasoulov, a Passionate Artist

Mohsen Rasoulov, a passionate Iranian photographer, artist, cartoonist and photo-blogger was one of 68 passengers who lost their lives when an Iran-bound Boeing 737 crashed at the end of August...

Japan: Takeda Castle, the Japanese Machu Pichu

22 September 2008

Angola: Luxurious flats for the rich, soaring rent for the poor

Land and property speculation in Luanda is one of the causes of the significant increase in housing prices in the Angolan capital. In this article, Clara Onofre investigates how luxury...

Belize: Independence Day

20 September 2008

Brazil: Suspense as indigenous land rulings in limbo

Brazil's Supreme Court (STF) decided to postpone the decision about Raposa Serra do Sol land but will vote on another less complex demarcation case: the Pataxó Hã-Hã-Hãe people have been...

18 September 2008

South Korea: Han River

17 September 2008

Young Egyptian Women Do Not Want to Work!

While some women are still struggling to prove themselves in the workplace, the young generation of Egyptian men and women seems to be taking different route. Marwa Rakha brings us...

Egypt: Another Doweika Tragedy Waiting to Happen!

More than 1,100 students have so far joined a Facebook group crying for attention for a tragedy waiting to happen at Alexandria University's Engineering College. As more than 7,000 students...

Arabeyes: Ramadan Thoughts

With the holy month of Ramadan quickly wrapping up, bloggers from around the Arab world share their thoughts on the month, their activities, driving standards and their yearning for a...

15 September 2008

Hong Kong: Save the Ha Pak Nai Wetland

A major developer in Hong Kong is planning to develop one of the most beautiful piece of wetland called Ha Pak Nai in Yuen Long. The plan is to build...

13 September 2008

Saudi Arabia: Traditional menswear revitalised – meet the iThobe

The traditional apparel for men in Saudi Arabia is a long white garment called a thobe. Recently a number of designers have been transforming the look of the thobe by...

9 September 2008

Angola: Chaos and hopes mark first election in 16 years

"I waited for this day with great anxiety and curiosity because I knew it was a special day for Angola and Angolans. For many years our daily lives had been...

Trinidad & Tobago: Ole Time Wedding

Iran: A wooden village

Egypt: The World of Lookalikes

UAE: Gold Laced Iftar

8 September 2008

Egypt: Rocks Slide over Slums in Cairo

Egypt woke up on breaking news that “Casualties & injuries in rock blocks collapse over slums of Doweiqa, Cairo” on a Twitter update by Egyptian blogger Noura Yunis on Saturday....