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August, 2008

Stories from August, 2008

31 August 2008

Americas: Celebrating BlogDay

August 31 is BlogDay around the world, which is an event where bloggers recommend 5 blogs to be discovered by others. The Latin American team from Global Voices Online is...

Georgia: Unfrozen Conflicts

Egypt: Respecting Traffic Lights

What does people's attitudes towards crossing the road have to do with where their country stands in the world? Egyptian blogger Egyptian in the USA brings us the answer in...

Blogger of the Week: Siniša Boljanović

Siniša Boljanović had never blogged when he volunteered to report on Serbian blogs for Global Voices in 2007. He read an article about Global Voices in a Serbian online magazine...

Libya: The Ramadan Special

Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, begins in all parts of the Islamic world. Depending on where you are located, it could have either started, will start tomorrow or...

Turkey: Questions on Their Nuclear Program

Egypt: A protest for Turkish TV series Nour

Georgia: Security in the Caucasus

Ecuador: Abortion a Controversial Topic in New Constitution

In a deeply religious country like Ecuador, the topic of a woman's right to choose an abortion is of concern and may determine some voters' decision in the upcoming Constitutional...

Russia, Georgia, U.S.: Michael Lee White's Passport

Northern Cyprus: Similarities with Georgia?

Russia: New LJ Ads

Pakistan: On the Hijab

Pakistan: Honor and Murder

Bangladesh: Palin and the US

India: Volunteer efforts for Hurricane Gustav

Georgia: Behind The Poti Lines

China: gold medals=a great power in sports?

51 gold medals, a comment of "truly exceptional" from IOC, and spectacular images left to the world, China held a real party of sports in 16-day Olympics. But does this...

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