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18 May 2007

Stories from 18 May 2007

Peru: Just Say No! to the OLPC

The Peruvian Minister of Education, José Antonio Chang, recently announced that Peru would participate in the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project. With only a model of the XO in...

Belarus: Blog Roundup

Romania: “Urban Contrast”

Moldova: June 3 Elections

Moldova: Charity Concert

Ukraine: Prime Minister's Knee

Ukraine: Kyiv Street Fashion

Ukraine: Reckless Driving

Ukraine: Yushchenko's UK Visit Cancelled

Russia: Dissent and Samara Summit

Africa: Blog This Poem!

The African blogosphere is rapidly expanding, bringing more voices online in the form of commentaries, opinions, analyses, rants...and poetry. Blogs have created a new space for African poets to share...

Serbian “Prayer” Wins Eurovision Song Contest

Just a few days ago, major news outlets reported that the main course of discussion at the Serbian Assembly session was to determine which political party is supported by the...

Kazakhstan: A President for Life

On 18 May the Parliament of Kazakhstan adopted the changes into the Constitution in the second reading. According to one of the amendments, the first president of Kazakhstan will no...

Morocco: Fighting ignorance, injustice, and irrationality

Giving one's child a special first name should be an inalienable right, not a lengthy bureaucratic process. Hamza Daoui covers a debate stirring up over this very issue, as well...

India: The trouble in Punjab

India: Mythology and culture

Nepal, Bhutan: Bhutanese Refugees

Bangladesh: On Wolfowitz

EgyptL Bahma Update

Israel: Brits Banning Israeli Universities, Professors and Students