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21 March 2008

Stories from 21 March 2008

Moroccans Celebrate Eid el Mawlid en-Nabaoui, the Prophet's Birthday

Eid el Mawlid en-Nabaoui, or the Celebration of the Prophet Muhammed's Birth took place yesterday in Morocco and throughout much of the Sunni Muslim world. It's an official holiday in...

Russia: Tandemocracy

Peru: Following Fujimori's Trial

Iraq: Five long years … most of them in tears

For me the whole story of the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war can be summed up one post. One post that says nothing about the past five years but...

El Salvador: Accidents on the Roadways

Cuba: Limitations on an Internet Cafe

Mexico: The Passion of Christ Photography Exhibit

Palestine: Divine Calling to Stalk Britney Spears

Bahrain: Kindest People Ever

Iran: A New Year Begins

Yesterday, marked the first day of spring and the Iranian New Year. Nowruz or Norouz is celebrated in Iran and several other countries such as Tajikistan and Afghanistan. Several bloggers...

Iran: Iranian New Year and history

Peru: Inflation Affecting Consumers

Bolivia: Maradona on the Pitch

Colombia: Reward for FARC Guerrilla for Killing His Commander

Shortly after the death of FARC leader Raúl Reyes, it was revealed that another high ranking member of the guerrilla forces, Iván Ríos was also killed. It was assumed that...

Japan: Rokkasho nuclear reprocessing plant fuels debate

The village of Rokkasho, situated Aomori prefecture in the north of Japan's main island Honshū, hosts a nuclear facility for reprocessing spent nuclear fuel, the first of its kind in...

Egypt: A Lebanese in Egypt – From Occupation to Liberation

One day, she felt humiliated, and the next, liberated. This is the story of Layal El Katib, a Lebanese Blogger who lived in Egypt for a while, brought to us...

Haiti: Discovering Jacmel

Cuba, USA: Obama's Speech

Barbados: Easter Traditions

Barbados: Atlantic Storm

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