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13 September 2007

Stories from 13 September 2007

Iran: Dogs arrested

The blogger Dastan reports on the arrest of dogs by Iranian police on September 9th, to rid the country of ‘western influences’ and ‘immodesty’. The dog owners are shocked at...

Ukraine: Another Rigged Election?

Afghanistan: Remembering September 11, 2001

Joshua Foust spent September 11, 2007 thinking about what he calls "the original war on terror," in Afghanistan. He collects local opinion and searches for hope amid the chaos.

Kazakhstan: Energy Twists and Media Tricks

Be it the crisis of the country's biggest oil project or the biases of the national media: Both big stories from Kazakhstan this week demonstrate that power is concentrated in...

Ukraine: Anniversary of Gongadze's Disappearance

Ukraine: Election Turnout

Russia: “All Day Soviet Breakfast”

Japan: Prime Minister Abe Steps Down

After less than a year in office, with approval ratings dropping to record lows after a recent humiliating upper house election defeat, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo finally took the...

Trinidad & Tobago: Crime Statement

Jamaica: Blogs on the Rise

Haiti: Flour Prices Go Up

Cuba, Jamaica: Diplomatic Relations

Trinidad & Tobago: Film Festival 2007

Barbados: Net Neutrality

Bahamas: Climate Change

China: A Censored Lung Cancer Story

China: Zhujian Delta Worker Band

Taiwan: Losheng 911

Panama: Expansion of Panama Canal

Japan: Abe's Resignation