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8 January 2008

Stories from 8 January 2008

Ukraine: More Christmas Videos

Ukrainiana posts two more Christmas videos from Ukraine.

Slovenia: National Party Splits

Sleeping With Pengovsky writes about a recent split in the Slovene National Party.

Barbados: Election Humour

Gallimaufry is amused by unfortunate sentence construction in a Barbados daily…

What is OneVoice?

OneVoice, an international movement to seek a peaceful solution to the Middle East crisis, explains its mission statement here.

Jordan: Are we ready for free speech?

Jordanian blogger Qwaider asks: Are we ready for free speech?

Argentina: Shrine to Gauchito Gil

El Opinador Compulsivo [es] posts a picture of the shrine to Gauchito Gil on the anniversary of his death. He is a revered figure for some Argentines and is believed...

Jordan: Surge in Electricity

What happens when there is a surge in electricity? Jordanian Moey paints the picture here.

Morocco: Arabic Classes

Cory, from Morocco, is taking Arabic classes. Read all about it here.

Lebanon Update

Riemer Brouwer updates us on the political situation in Lebanon in this post.

Lebanon: Bush Not Welcome

Lebanese blogger Mustapha explains why US president George W Bush is not welcome in Lebanon in this post.

Uruguay: Funding for Cultural Projects

The Uruguayan Ministry of Education and Culture

Armenia: Election Manifesto

With less than two weeks to go before the start of the official pre-election campaign period for next month's presidential election in Armenia, Nazarian comments on the election manifesto of...

Syria: Brief History

The Middle East News blog shares with us a brief history of Syria here.

Costa Rica: Injuries at Bullfights

Bullfighting in Costa Rica should be eliminated, or at least regulated, according to Costa Rica en el Presente [es], especially due to the high rates of injury to the matador...

Peru: The Next Outsider

Desde El Tercer Piso [es] speculates on the next “outsider” to enter the Peruvian presidential politics for the elections in 2011. He wonders about the possibility of Antauro Humala.

India: The 100,000 Rs. car

VKpedia on how the low-price car is only going to add to the troubles of an already frail infrastructure in Indian cities.

Pakistan: Most dangerous place

The Economist declared Pakistan the most dangerous place – and readers at Metroblogging Islamabad respond to the same.

Pakistan: Election Experiment

All Things Pakistan conducts a blogging experiment. Readers can write about which political party they support in the forthcoming electiosn and why, but not mention anything against any other party.

India: Cricket and Controversy

IndieQuill on the controversy filled start in the world of cricket. Australians, Indians and allegations of racism.

Bangladesh: Looting a bank

Bangladesh Corporate Blog on the looting of Brac bank in Dhaka.

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