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21 July 2008

Stories from 21 July 2008

Israel, Lebanon: Russophone Bloggers Discuss Prisoner Exchange Deal

While some bloggers from the former Soviet Union take interest in the Middle Eastern affairs out of idle (or not so idle) curiosity, for others Israel is home, and so...

Brazil: Portugal ratifies Portuguese language agreement

Malawi: Introduction of female condoms

Angola: On Africa's oilfields

D.R. of Congo: Ceasefire violations

“La Chinafrique”: A book review

Kenya: School fires

India: Iranian queer couple

Sri Lanka: Licenses for Mobile Phones

Pakistan: Violent Investors

Pakistan: Water Conservation

Syria: Nudity and Moral Decay

How much nudity on television can be considered as art, and how much of it contributes to moral decay? Syrian blogger Emad [Ar] tries to answer this question in the...

Kuwait: Beware of Thieves

Saudi Arabia: Segregation on the blogroll?

It is well known that segregation of the sexes in Saudi Arabia exists in everyday life - but what about online? Can the names of male and female bloggers exist...

Japan: Communist Party gets boost from Nico Nico Douga

It is a long time since the Japanese Communist Party had any luck in Japanese politics, but with help from no other than Japan's popular video sharing site, Nico Nico...

Trinidad & Tobago: Practice Makes Perfect

Haiti: Woman PM?

Trinidad & Tobago: Line Up

Cuba: Nothing is Free

Jamaica: Glass Casket