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26 February 2007

Stories from 26 February 2007

Russia: Nashi “Hunt the Dollar” in Kaliningrad

Russia: Post-Putin Future Discussed

Russia: Feb. 23

Bolivia: The Changing Face of the Flag

Photo taken by Patricia Vargas Claudio and used with permission. National symbols played a role in the presidential elections of December 2005. Jorge “Tuto” Quiroga, the main rival to the...

Ukraine: Dubbing

Ukraine: Castles and Fortresses

India: On Paan Waalahs

Sri Lanka: On Identity

Nepal: Blogs and MSM

Senegal Elections: Towards Another Wade Term?

“Senegal Wants Its Freedom Back” headline. By R-Nesto. Yesterday was election day in Senegal. A campaign marked by some violent clashes started about a month ago and most of the...

Bangladesh: Arrested, now what?

India: India as a destination

Tajikistan: Islam & Identity

Kazakhstan: Afghanistan Veteran

Kazakhstan: Heretical Borscht

Kyrgyzstan: Paying for Grades

Armenia: Parliamentary Election Monitor

Maldives: Torture Techniques in Paradise

The blog Groundsix notes some of the torture techniques used on detainees and prisoners in the Maldives. Putting in stocks: The victim is restrained with his or her ankles and...

Trinidad & Tobago: Young and black

Trinidad & Tobago: Thank a policeman