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6 April 2008

Stories from 6 April 2008

Southeast Europe, Russia: War, Peace, and Shared History

Veronica Khokhlova translates some Russophone bloggers' views on shared history and conflict in Southeastern Europe and the Caucasus.

Blogger of the Week: Abdullatif Alomar

Kuwaiti blogger Abdullatif Alomar, 30, caught the blogging bug in January 2005 and has never looked back since. In this week's Blogger of the Week series, he opens his heart...

China: Chinese protest in London you never see on BBC

Bridge-blogging has taken on a whole new meaning now in China since armies of multilingual netizens started scouring the known media universe last month for inaccuracy or distortions in reports...

Armenia: Hunger Strike

Argentina: high school students use online video to report their issues.

By uploading a video on YouTube, argentinean high school students managed to get mass media's attention to their plight: the need for a building where they can receive classes. Currently...

Azerbaijan: Cuisine

Paraguay: Candidate Debate

Azerbaijan: Taza Mosque

Mexico: Smoking Ban in Effect

Japan: Family registry system and same-sax couples

Japan: 7th Tokyo Pride Parade announced

Cape Verde: Gilberto Freyre at my greatgranny's

Uruguay: Round of Poets

Iran:Salehi is out of jail

Mozambique: Reflecting on the news

Colombia: Internet Usage Survey

Japan in full bloom

Spring has come to Japan with the first cherry blossoms of the year. People anxiously wait for the blossom forecast announced by the Meteorological Agency, while marking their calendar for...

Honduras: More on Contaminated Cantaloupes

Venezuela: A Month for Farewells – Part II

Even though two of Venezuela's prominent artists passed away in late 2007 and in early 2008, the month of March was a time when many gathered to pay tribute to...

Lebanon: Selling Air

With Lebanese air now canned and exported around the world, bloggers are torn between considering the move as a nationalist or money making scheme. Moussa Bashir reports from Beirut.