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14 January 2008

Stories from 14 January 2008

Jordan: Impact of Blogging

Morocco: 300 million year old Fossils Found

Egypt: Britney Spears and Islam

Ukraine: Kyiv Pictures

World's Eyes on Obama

As his ratings continue to slip in the primaries, US presidential hopeful Barack Obama's popularity is on the rise among bloggers around the world. Global Voices Online editors and contributors...

Ukraine: Trip to Chernobyl

Soviet History: Fartsovshchiki

Russia, U.S.: Who Would Kremlin Vote For?

Russia: Extremism Charges Against “Voice of Beslan”

Bosnia & Herzegovina, East Timor: A Comparison?

Albania: Pjeter Marubi's Photos

Lithuania: January 13, 1991

Brazil: Welcome to a new citizen media project in Chile

FreeAccess Plus!: Web 2.0 Censorship workaround

Based on Hamed Saber‘s “Access Flickr” Firefox extension, which enables users to circumvent the filter currently in effect in Iran and in few other countries that block Flickr, the popular...

Brazil: Live from Campus Party

Egypt: Social Responsibilty and the Safety of Individuals

Egyptian blogger Amr Gharbeia (Ar) looks at the ethics of bloggers and the roles they play in exposing torture against victims. Are they victimising the victims even further by exposing...

Morocco: Heavy Metal Concert

Morocco: Amazigh New Year

Iraq: Videos of snow in Baghdad

The unexpected happened in Iraq: Snow fell on the capital city of Baghdad, and citizens grabbed their video cameras to record this once in a lifetime event.

Morocco: Crazy Rabat Street