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18 August 2008

Stories from 18 August 2008

The Balkans: Judge Alphonse Orie

Russia, Georgia: Coverage of the Conflict

Russia: Dmitry Solovyov's Case

Slovakia: Measuring Olympic Medals

Poland: Weightlifter Makes Tibet Protest

Brazil: The bronze is ours

Angola: Endangered species caught and sold

Russia, Georgia: Gia Jandieri's Notes at Andrei Illarionov's Blog

Japan: To Japanese women, WaiWai was sexual harassment

Since it exploded on the Japanese Internet less than two months ago, the scandal at Mainichi surrounding the newspaper's former English-language column “WaiWai” has taken on epic proportions. While much...

Turkey: Bloggers Banning Themselves?

If you are a long-time follower of the Turkish blogosphere you will have undoubtedly heard about the Turkish ban on Wordpress....and the periodic bans on YouTube, and on the social-networking...

Arabeyes: Third World War in the Making?

Bloggers in the Middle East are closely following the developments in Georgia, with some saying it could usher in World War Three. Here's a quick review of what bloggers in...

Jamaica: Woman Power!

Jamaica has done it again! If there was any doubt after Usain Bolt's 100m Gold Medal that this Caribbean nation is a powerhouse of Track and Field, the female Jamaican...

Trinidad & Tobago: Regional Integration?

Trinidad & Tobago: Dengue Meggie?

Cuba: Domestic Tourism

Bermuda: Peace Rally

Pakistan: Safe exit for Musharraf?

Cuba, U.S.A.: Fay Warning

Grenada: Carnival is Over

Bangladesh: Political slaves