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26 March 2007

Stories from 26 March 2007

Hong Kong: Post-election analysis

Hong Kong: Queen's Pier

China: Google Vs. Baidu

China: Animal-dropping paper

East Asia: History Round up

Russia: User Guide

This has been an eventful weekend, rally-wise. In Minsk, Belarus, water cannons had to be used against several thousand citizens opposed to Aleksandr Lukashenko‘s regime. In Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia, it...

Russia, Georgia: On Beggars

Egypt: Arrested Activists and Bloggers Released in the Desert

Bloggers Roam the Desert Egypt today released bloggers and other activists arrested in an anti-Mubarak rally in Cairo held the previous day in the desert, according to bloggers. Blogger and...

Russia: Blood Tests, Work Permits

Russia: Higher Education Crisis

Russia: Spring in Moscow

Iran:Sanctions and reactions

Belarus: A Roundup

The Balkans: War Criminals Abroad

Argentina: Hyperlocal Journalism: Parque Patricios

Russia: Deportation of Kalmyks

Romania: Internet Use Stats

Bangladesh: The Middle Class

Bangladesh: The BBC and Cricket

Tunisphere: March 20, Mayans and Arabs.

March 20 is normally the day when my fellow citizens celebrate our independence day (3/20/1956). But it also happens to be the celebration of the fourth year of Iraq invasion...