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26 February 2008

Stories from 26 February 2008

Serbia: Ambassadorial Discontent

While some of the foreign embassies were being set on fire in Belgrade in protest to the unilateral proclamation of independence of Kosovo, Serbian embassies in Belgium and Russia were...

Ukraine, Russia: A Gas War, Again

Czech Republic, U.S.: Visa-Free Regime

Kosovo: Implications for Other States

Serbia: Charges Against Two Looters

Armenia: Post-Election Revolution Scenario?

That there would be mass demonstrations immediately after the presidential election held last week in Armenia was known long ago. Many observers also figured on yet another attempt by the...

Sri Lanka: Kosovo and After

India: The Male Gaze

India: Gandhi and Bhopal

India: History and Shivaji

Thailand: Thaksin's Return

Thailand: Thaksin's Return

Sudan: Boycott anything Danish

“This is so utterly silly,” writes Sudanese Thinker after the Sudanese president orders people to boycott Danish goods: “Okay so let’s see. First, a Danish newspaper prints a bunch of...

Chad: Eyewitness acounts of violence

Yemen: Gaza, My Grandmother and Candles

Yemeni blogger Maysaa Shuja has written a profoundly thoughtful post about candles, electricity, and the possible introduction of nuclear energy to her native country - a country which cannot supply...

Africa: AfricanLoft Update

Nigeria: Election petition against president dismissed

Nigeria: Public Nudity Bill

South Africa: Garlic, showers and prostitutes

South Africa: Is this anti-democracy?