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26 May 2007

Stories from 26 May 2007

Ukraine: Politics Overdose

Ukraine is going through a highly complicated political conflict right now, and its outcome is yet to be seen. But one thing seems clear: many Ukrainians, on whose behalf the...

Iran: A Bloody Face Symbolizes the Violent Repression of Women

On Sunday a young woman in Tehran became the latest victim of the crackdown. Citizen reporters captured photographs of her bloodied face which were subsequently published on many Iranian weblogs....

Iran:Several photos from police action against “criminals”

Nepal: The Mount Everest Buzz

Every mountaineering season, Mount Everest attracts hundreds of climbers from all over the world. Sherpas are key to successful ascent, but they do not get due credit.

Morocco blocks access to YouTube

Lotto Fever strikes BIG in Japan

People across Japan turned out in large numbers last week to line up and get their hands on tickets for “BIG”, a variation on the soccer lottery “toto” operated by...

Morocco blocks popular video site YouTube

Singapore's Myanmarese Go Online for Double Taxation Petition

Myanmar residents abroad have to pay an additional tax to the Myanmar government in addition to the tax they pay in their host countries. Failure to pay this this tax...

Singapore : Rare Waterspout in Singapore

Korea:Is Sexual Harrassment just for Women?

While sexual harassment is regarded as the worst scenario that would happen to women and the weak, a male blogger insists that men also run into harassment in their daily...

Honduras: President Orders Private Media Stations to Air Government Propaganda

Argentina: Too Many Airports Not in Service

Brazil, Uruguay: Videos of OLPC's XO Computer in Action

Colombia: Nostalgia for Colombian Television