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15 May 2008

Stories from 15 May 2008

Russia: Roses and Migrant Workers

Russian photographer Oleg Klimov visited a commercial greenhouse outside Moscow and posted his observations about a birthplace of the roses one buys in Russia's capital.

Syria: Call to Release Jailed Relatives in Saudi Arabia

Egypt: Stock Market Decline

Jordan: Underwater Cemetery

China: Seismologist Claims Sichuan Earthquake Was Predicted

Li Shihui, a researcher of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, exposed in his blog that the Sichuan earthquake was predicted at an earlier time. In spite of the various rumors...

Jordan: Queen Rania Reads Blogs

Ukraine: “Yulia's Bloc Blocks President for Blocking Yulia”

Lebanon: Warlords and not Leaders

Palestine: Expression of Nakba

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Alexandros Lykourezos

Ukraine: Update on Political Crisis

Serbia: Future Coalition

Russia: “Siberian Language”

Notes From Berkman@10 Conference

At the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, attendees and special guests discussed “The Future of the Internet,” and its political dimensions and...

Russia: CIS Affairs Agency

Palestine: Sixty Years of Al Nakba

Celebrations are under way to mark Israel's 60th anniversary - but for millions of Palestinians whose grandparents and parents were made refugees in the process, today marks Al Nakba -...

Lebanon: “Revolverism”

Lebanon: Back from the Abyss??

While the situation in Lebanon remains uncertain, Lebanese bloggers keep writing about their fears, pain and disappointment. Of course, there is new hope: a deal brokered by the Arab League...

India: Food Prices and Bush

Sri Lanka: Responsibility and Burma

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