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25 November 2007

Stories from 25 November 2007

Iran:Can Khatami make any difference?

Razeno says[Fa] that some think that if Mohmmad Khatami,former reformist president,gets reelected in two years,reforms can take off again in country.The blogger has doubt about such a thing.Razeno asks when...

Iran:Graffiti in Iran

PingMag interviewed A1one, the one who started graffiti in Tehran.You can see several photos of graffitis in Tehran.

Bolivia: Tension in Sucre Remains

Based in Sucre, Bolivia, Ciudad de Patas [es] continues the updates from various local sources. In addition to reports that citizens have taken control of the local airport and departmental...

Armenia: World Bank Corruption

Following last week's visit to Armenia by Dr. Beatrice Edwards, Director of International Programs for the Government Accountability Project (GAP), Blowing the World Bank Whistle alleges that corruption in the...

African prostitution and human trafficking in Europe

la plume plus posts an article featuring first-hand accounts of human trafficking and the prostitution of African women [Fr] in Europe.

China: Our man in Australia?

Chinese president Hu Jintao likes Australia's new Prime Minister, who served as a diplomat to China in the 80s, so much that he invited Kevin Rudd and his family to...

Armenia: Elephant Controversy

Blogian reports that another controversy is brewing in attempts to find a companion for Hrantik, Yerevan Zoo's only elephant. Because of concerns with conditions in the zoo as well as...

Turkey: Hidden Armenians

Blogian says that Amazon.com has announced the date for the release of the English translation of ”My Grandmother: A Memoir,” a book by Turkish human rights lawyer who discovered her...

Brazil: On the “Che e-mails” and credibility of journalism

An article on the 40th anniversary of Che Guevara's death, led to a heated email exchange between an editor of Brazilian magazine Veja and an American reporter for The New...

Chinese Engineers in Central African Republic

Six Chinese engineers have arrived in Central African Republic to install two new turbines at the Boali electric plant, a US$117 million project [Fr] financed by the Chinese government. ENERCA,...

Haiti: New Public Market in Port-au-Prince

Collectif-haiti-de-provence posts an article about a new public market [Fr] being built in Port-au-Prince, thanks to Venezuela.

Ahmadinejad and Chavez: “Love is in the air”

Last week, Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez made his fourth visit to Tehran in two years to sign more economic agreements with Iran. The Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and Chavez, say...

China: New York Charging Bull hits public

Critiques on Chinese tourists’ vulgar behaviors and ignorance of public rules on foreign land have been all-too-familiar. But this time, the Charging Bull sculpture in Wall-street aroused netizens’ different voices.

Ukraine: Holodomor

This year, Nov. 24 was the day to remember the victims of the 1932-33 famine in Ukraine, Holodomor. Ukrainian bloggers share what they learned about the tragedy from their grandparents.

Bolivia: About the Latest in Sucre

Ciudad de Patas [es] is an up-to-date blog about the recent developments in Sucre, Bolivia, including news of unconfirmed and confirmed deaths as a result of clashes with the police....

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