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30 January 2008

Stories from 30 January 2008

Ukraine: Affordable Housing

Albania: President Bamir Topi

Russia: Osoaviakhim-1

Russia: Khodorkovsky on Hunger Strike

Russia: No Future for “Nashi”?

Russia: Internet Regulations

Bosnia & Herzegovina: New Blogs by Public Figures

A few interesting blogs have emerged in the Bosnian blogosphere recently, showing the growing interest in blogging and Web 2.0 in the Balkans. Elia Varela Serra introduces the newcomers: a...

China: Hu Jia's family become human “state secrets”

And likely very skinny ones at this point, having been locked away from journalists and lawyers and bringers of milk formula for over a month now. Since AIDS activist-turned house...

Georgia: Post-Election Distractions

Armenia: Russian Masters

Azerbaijan: Something Fishy

Mozambique: Police stops suspected children trafficking truck

Kenya: Using SMS to spread rumours

South Africa: No Light at the End of the Tunnel…

South Africa's main electricity provider, Eskom, has recently been getting a lot of flak from the South African population due to the "load-shedding" tactics being implemented to make sure supply...

India: Divorce and Women

Sri Lanka: Communication and Participation

Bangladesh: Democracy and Investment

Citizen Uganda: Smart and very, very pretty

Citizen Uganda is the best new online source of information about Uganda, and it's also very, very pretty. To scroll down the main page of Citizen Uganda is to indulge...

Pakistan: No space for burials

Louis Michel Heckled by Congolese Protestors at the London School of Economics

Le renouveau congolais posts a YouTube video which shows Louis Michel, European Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid and formerly Belgian's foreign minister, as he was confronted by Congolese protesters...