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22 May 2006

Stories from 22 May 2006

Afghan Whispers: Parliament Talk & Media

According to Yadashtayi az Gharb (Persian) (notes from the West) Mrs. Malai Joya, deputy in Afghan Parliament, talked about Mujahedeens in negative way in front of Mujahedeens deputies and others...

Riots in Sao Paulo: Prison cells and cell phones

One week has passed since the city of Sao Paulo was paralyzed by gang attacks and the blogosphere in Brazil is wildly spinning the many aspects of this unprecedented confrontation.

Camoes Literature Prize goes to Angolan writer Luandino Vieira

Venezuela: Poet Elizabeth Schön

Venezuela: Opposition Candidates Win Mayoral Races

Nicaragua: Protesting Sodomy Laws

Argentina: Ale Lago's First EP

Peru: Reactions to Presidential Debate

Montenegro: “It Looks Like Europe Has a New Country”

This past Sunday, 55.4 percent of the voters of Montenegro, the smallest of the six former Yugoslav republics (population slightly over 600,000), decided in favor of independence – by a...

Brazil: On Last Week's Violence

Montserrat volcano watch and West Indies cricket

A woman looks at the rear window of her car, broken by a flying rock from the nearby Soufriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat, on Saturday. Photo from the Trinidad Express website...

Images from South Asia

For my first post on Global Voices I decided to look beyond words and instead look at the subcontinent through the lens of another. Photoblogs in South Asia are abuzz...

Jordan: Al Qaeda Member caught by Jordanians at Iraq

United Arab Emirates: Eye on Dubai

Lebanon: Flags Raised

Sri Lanka: Remembering Rajiv Gandhi's Death

Bangladesh: Podcast of Tagore's works

India: Reservations – Photographs and sarcasm

India: Stock Market Index on Trampoline

Bhutan: Debates and the Future