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17 June 2008

Stories from 17 June 2008

Jordan: Queen's Message

China: A glimpse at Olympic garden sculptures

Safin at FunEnclave posts a series of photos of artistic garden sculptures done in Chinese and Socialist style in preparation for the upcoming Beijing Olympics.

Jordan: Attacks which will not happen

Kuwait: Twitter Addict

Morocco: Websites and Newspapers

With the world going digital, many newspapers are meeting the challenge by making their news pages accessible online. The Arab world is no different. Moroccan blogger M S Hjiouij [Ar]...

Zimbabwe: WOZA members released

India: Clothes and Women

India: Watching the News

Sri Lanka: A Revolution

Bangladesh: Meeting Dr Yunus

Togolese singer Vanessa Worou

Burkina Faso: Highway banditry

Trinidad & Tobago: Pot Hounds

Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti: Small Shoes

Cuba: Review of Sanctions

Barbados, Venezuela: Maritime Claim

Jamaica: Reggae Sumfest

Japan: Iwate-Miyagi Inland Earthquake

On June 14, an inland earthquake reaching M7.2 on the Richter scale struck the Tohoku region of Japan. In Iwate and Miyagi, the hardest hit prefectures, 10 have been confirmed...

Kazakhstan: Living Under Cult

The main discussion this week in Kazakhstani blogosphere was caused by the suggestion that was voiced by a number of MPs to rename the capital city Astana to Nursultan, in...

China: Press ID

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