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11 June 2008

Stories from 11 June 2008

Morocco: Resisting Daylight Savings

The modern concept of Daylight Savings Time was conceived by William Willett in 1905 and was first initiated by Germany in 1916. Most of the world does not participate in...

China: Underlying Statements Behind the Tears

Saudi Arabia: The Hijab and France

France banned students in its schools from wearing any religious symbols and dress denoting religious affiliations - including the Islamic headscarf or the Hijab for women - in 2004. Saudi...

China: Earthquake Animal Victim

Iran: A man who accused top cleircs of corruption arrested

China: Self-Victimization Ideology

Trinidad & Tobago: Chicken Run

Bahamas: Scales of Justice

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Assassination Plot?

Cuba: Hemingway History

Jamaica: Steering into the Future

China: Olympic outhouses catch on fire, explode

The 24 Hours Online blogger Laohu ‘Tiger Temple’ Miao, who spent months earlier this year blogging the stories of destitute Beijing residents whose makeshift homes were harmonized to make way...

Colombia: The struggles of Barrancabermeja documentary

This nine part documentary created by Taline Haytayan of her experience as part of the Peace Brigades International organization in the strife ridden Barrancabermeja region of Colombia captured my attention...

China: Olympic torch in Shangri-La

Kyrgyzstan: First Summer Events

There was a recent Miss Tourism Kyrgyzstan pageant, held on the eve of summer. Some bloggers have visited this contest and published photos of the event. The chosen Miss Tourism...

Tajikistan: Food Crisis

Kyrgyzstan: Famous Kyrgyz Writer Died

Kazakhstan: Kazak-Russian Relations

Afghanistan: The Politics of Democracy

Afghanistan: Building an Effective State?

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