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8 August 2008

Stories from 8 August 2008

Ukraine: Scary orphan statistics

South-Ossetia: Appeal to stop the war

Georgia: Similarities with 1995 Croatia

Georgia: A few .ge sites down

Angola: Countdown to the long awaited elections

Angola's first parliamentary elections in 16 years will finally take place at the beginning of September. Clara Onofre reports on the local atmosphere during the countdown to the polls, direct...

Lebanon: An Italian Lesson for Lebanon

What are the similarities between Lebanon and Italy, other than the fact that they both overlook the Mediterranean? Blogger Antoun Issa, in his latest post at Lebanese Chess argues that...

Ukraine: Questions about NATO-membership

Estonia-US: Speeding tickets

Russia: August Coincidences

Russia: Sexual harassment good for babymaking?

China: Monoplized of Charity

China: 43 Years Ago

Nepal: Ex-Prince in Singapore

Pakistan: Medals at the Olympics

MENA: Obama's Muslim Outreach Coordinator Resigns

Mazen Asbahi, the attorney who had volunteered as Barack Obama's outreach coordinator to Muslim and Arab-Americans, has resigned after accusations of ties to Jamal Said, an imam at a fundamentalist...

AIDS 2008: Battling AIDS By Battling Homophobia

As the XVII International AIDS Conference wraps up in Mexico City, one of the many issues participants have been discussing is the international failure to adequately address HIV/AIDS among men...

Georgia: South Ossetia Update

With local and international media outlets reporting that fighting is spilling over into Georgia proper, the latest military confrontation with Russia over the breakaway region of South Ossetia looks increasingly...

Armenia: Lesbian Environmentalists

Jamaica: Bleached Beauty?

Haiti: Child Labour

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