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5 September 2007

Stories from 5 September 2007

Korea: After the Release – Abductees in Afghanistan

Finally, the 21 Korean abductees returned to Korea. While people are pleased to see them in good condition, there are numerous criticisms about them. It seems that their attitudes and...

Wikiscanning arrives in Japan

Bahrain: Electricity Cuts

Egypt: The Cairo Social Circus

After last week's "is Mubarak Dead Scare/Celebration" that swept the Egyptian blogosphere things have gone back to normal with the usual mélange of social issues, some of them a result...

Iraq: Not so Depressing Blog

Russia: Pavlik Morozov

Russia: Kondopoga Anniversary

Romania: Travel to Croatia, via Hungary

Libya: Jellyfish Warning

Russia: Putin's Party Campaign Ads

Libya: Highlander's Fourth Anniversary

Jordan: Arab Women on TV

China: Violent BBQ crackdown backfires

City administration officials in Chongqing attacked an illegal barbecue vendor, then the massive crowd which had formed attacked them, setting fire to the officials' vehicle; the riot squad was called...

Serbia: Women's Beauty

Syria: Eating Pork

Saudi Laptop Sleeves

Peru: Facebook and Social Networking

Slowly, but surely, Facebook has begun to grow in popularity in comparision to other sites usually used by Peruvians. However, some Peruvian bloggers relate their experiences with this social networking...

India: Madras Week

India: Theatre and higher-ed

Sri Lanka: Khaki Clad Cops