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22 January 2008

Stories from 22 January 2008

Algeria: Wrong Description

Korea: Have you been pressed down by scissors?

Have you heard about ‘your body is pressed down by scissors?’ When I was kid, I heard adults sometimes tell each other they were pressed down by scissors the previous...

Kuwait: Scarlett Johansson in Kuwait

Ukraine: Unity Day

Ukraine: Euro 2012 To-Do List

Saudi Arabia: Women May be Allowed to Drive

Saudi Arabia: Women Allowed to Stay at Hotels

Russia: The North

Poland: The Primaries in the U.S.

Israel: Israeli Bloggers Respond to Crisis in Palestine

Israel's bloggers take to their keyboards to express their frustration at the one-sided coverage of the crisis in Gaza, Palestine. Maya Norton rounds up their reactions in this post.

Latvia: The Suiti

Albania: BBC Journalist's Blog

Serbia: Election Politics

Russia, Serbia: Gazprom Buys NIS

Bahrain: Ashoora Reading

Iraq: Flag Change

Jordan: 24 Hour Marathon

Israel: Being Taken for a Ride

Israel: The Liars of Gaza

Jordan: Snowing in Dabouq