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11 March 2008

Stories from 11 March 2008

Iraq: “It's good it wasn't a car bomb!”

What better, after a short break, than to give my audience what they really want to read - words from the street in Baghdad and Mosul. And there is no...

Arabeyes: Rising Cost of Living

Prices of commodities ranging from grocery to building material and rent are going up, up, up and being the true mirrors of their societies, bloggers from Yemen, Egypt, Kuwait and...

Brasil: The most beautiful street in the world

Poland: Inside Warsaw: L-P

Iran: “No to election”

Lithuania: Independence, 18 Years On

Latvia: March 16 and the Media

Latvia: Riga for Monopoly

Hungary: Referendum Results

Israel: Bedouin Youth Use IM to Bypass Cultural Prohibitions

Instant Messaging is opening new windows for a Bedouin community in South Israel, writes Gilad Lotan, who tunes into a fascinating research and brings us its findings in this post.

Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti, Dominican Republic: Book Awards

Estonia, Finland: Police

Slovakia: CIA Planes in Bratislava?

Barbados: Blogging Blues

Iran: 250 artists support reformists

Bermuda: Homophobia

Sri Lanka: Guns and Money

Bulgaria: Michael Palin's “New Europe”

Pakistan: Politics and Alliances

Ecuador: Natural Forces Threatening the Country

The recent diplomatic crisis in Ecuador did not stop other natural forces from producing a crisis of their own in the country. Heavy rainfalls and a threatening volcano have continued...