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26 August 2007

Stories from 26 August 2007

Korea: Koreans in UTORO

There are 203 Koreans who are in a small village, Utoro in Japan. They have lived in Utoro since their ancestors were drafted for labor during the Japanese colonization period...

Japan: Peace Child 2007

Indians blog to defend against illegal logging along the Brazil-Peru Frontier

The Ashaninkas are the largest indigenous group in the Peruvian Amazon and differently from the majority of the South American original dwellers, their cultural identity is greatly preserved. Apart from...

Thailand: WordPress.com blocked

Sierra Leone: Presidential run-off in Sierra Leone

Gambia: The religion of sycophancy

Cape Verde: Cape Verde beats Egypt

Iran:Fox Attacks

Iran: A worker activist moved to hospital

Iran:Iranian nature in 50 photos

Iran:Protesting against the death of flamingos

The Committee to Protect Bloggers is back

China: Bringing blogging to the countryside

Three years ago this man shot to fame when he blogged a bloody murder that took place in broad daylight downtown Beijing and the botched police handling of the case....

Japan: Crazy for a Bug

A catchy tune about a funny-looking bug that bites people's bums and makes them happy, featured regularly as filler between children's programming on the national broadcaster NHK, is catching on...

Indonesia: Kidnapping Children for Ransom

Nobody in Indonesia feels sure as to what motivates the criminals to abduct a child to serve their purpose. One thing is clear this trend is growing and it grows...

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