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15 August 2008

Stories from 15 August 2008

Hungary: Why the Olympic team is not winning more medals?

Czech Republic: A German put in jail for Nazi salute

Iran: Several bloggers protest against polygamy bill

Iran: “Go Live in your Lovely Israel, Mr. Vice President”

Esfandiar Rahim Mashai, the Iranian vice president for tourism and the director of the Iranian Cultural Heritage Organization, has been under fire after he declared that Iran is “a friend...

Peru: Amazonian Indigenous Groups Protest New Governmental Decrees

The Aguaruna indigenous group in the Peruvian Amazon is protesting several governmental decrees that some say would make it easier for the government and oil companies to have access to...

Russia: New Military Uniforms

Russia, Georgia: A tale of two wars

Paraguay: Last Day in Power for Colorado Party

Ethiopia: First Olympic Gold Medal

Top Ten Communist Jokes

Saudi Arabia: Is a housemaid necessary?

For many who live in the Gulf, employing a housemaid is a normal part of life. One Saudi blogger who prefers not to has been facing much criticism.

Georgia: A linguistic approach to the country's claimed ‘territorial integrity’

Georgia War: More News on Russian BTC-Bombing

Georgia War: Russian Opposition Leaders on the Conflict

Georgia War: Poles Soccer Punch Russian Footballers

Georgia Leaves Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)

Georgia War: Arkady Babchenko Conflict Coverage

Morocco: Olympic Hopes

Morocco began competing in the Summer Olympic Games in 1960 and has competed in every Summer Games since (with the exception of the 1980 Games, which they boycotted along with...

Russia, Georgia: “Information War” Guidelines

Cote d'Ivoire: Local blogger meetings

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