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13 January 2008

Stories from 13 January 2008

Bahrain: George W. Does a Dance

During his tour of the Middle East, US President George W Bush came to Bahrain for a brief visit, the first of a sitting US president to the country. In...

Georgia: Revolutionary Spirit

As thousands of Georgians again protest in the capital, Tbilisi, against the outcome of last weekend's presidential election, Marilisa Lorusso's Blog comments on the opinion of one analyst in neighboring...

Egypt: From Blogs to Books

Many bloggers maybe revolting against mainstream media and traditional publishing by embracing new technology. In Egypt, the written word is finding its home again in books. Tarek Amr shows how...

Malaysia: Taiwan Elections

Ting Wo comments on KMT winning the Taiwanese elections.

Brazil: 10 years old bogger writes about environment

The environmental blog Faça a sua parte [pt], which means Do Your Bit, has received an e-mail from 10 years old student Lili da Silva asking to join the blog...

Armenia: Politicized Internet

With the start of the pre-election campaign for next month's presidential election in Armenia a little over a week away, The Armenian Observer says that the Internet has become politicized...

Armenia: Frozen Water

Blowing the World Bank Whistle says that parts of Yerevan are without water because of sub-zero temperatures. The blogger who is currently taking legal action against the World Bank and...

Armenia: Internet Domains

The Armenian Economist compares the figures for domain name registration in Armenia and finds that there has been a 45 percent increase since last year.

Brazil: Anyone can make their own TV

Anyone can make their own TV – this is the idea behind the project ‘Mobile WebTV Live Broadcast’, which is promoting a new free workshop in Brazil this month. “Here...

Iran: Snow Statues in Photos

We can watch several snow statues in Rasht, in Kourosh Ziabari‘s blog.

Iran:Amputation of hands and feet

Darius Kadivar in blog writes that Nobel peace prize winner Shirin Ebadi protested against the amputation of hands and feet as a punishment in Iran, warning of “new dimensions”...

Iran:”Each Shirt Says a Story”

Canada based Iranian blogger,illustrator and graphic designer, Pendar Yousefi, aka Legofish,presents the clothing as part of an epic saga: each design generated is accompanied and inspired by related Persian myths.Read...

Iran:Mismanagement in Airport

Poshtebam has published several photos of Iranians who are waiting for several hours/days to take flight in Imam Khomeyni International Air port. The blogger writes that airport was really mismanaged.

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