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7 April 2008

Stories from 7 April 2008

Jamaica, Cuba: Lois Lane

Colombia: Jimmy Carter Involved in Peace Talks?

Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter phoned Colombian president Álvaro Uribe three times in the past ten days notes Constanza Vieira of Heavy Metal Colombia [es] in regards to Carter's attempt...

Japan: Major Parties Cooperate to Legislate Regulation of “Harmful” Internet Content

Japanese bloggers have been making noise the past few days in reaction to two separate bills, submitted first by the ruling Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP) and next by...

Russia: “Resurgent” – but “Militarily Encircled”?

Nigeria: Climbing the Mountain of Death

Zimbabwe: Media crakdown

Africa: Documentaries on China/Africa relationship

Zimbabwe: A country of starving billionaires

Zimbabwe: Recount of Presidential Ballots Unprocedural

Cape Verde: History of amateur radio service

Zimbabwe: If only kids could vote

Sri Lanka: Bomb blasts and an ongoing conflict

A senior parliamentarian and one of the most important ministers in the present government was assassinated by the LTTE. The bomber is believed to have come disguised as a Marathon...

Zimbabwe: Final Senate results

Iran:Politics and Culture in the Persian Blogosphere

Japan: Next generation advertising communication

China: Is it Fair?

Japan: Kyoto Goal

Japan: Blogs a dangerous business?

Iraq: A defining moment?

War in Basra... curfews in Baghdad... airstrikes on city centres... then a ceasefire... what on earth happened? As a BBC report said, the Basra operation is an empty vessel -...

Hong Kong: Boycotting Beijing Olympic

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