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23 August 2008

Stories from 23 August 2008

Palestine: Saving water

Palestine: Boats break siege of Gaza

The latest news on the two boats attempting to sail to the Gaza Strip as an act of solidarity is that they have reached Gaza, despite earlier warnings that they...

Cape Verde: Stolen gold olympic medal

Ukraine: Past and Future of Independence Square

Ukraine: Military Parade Rehearsal

Russia: Political Toilet Seats

Brazil: Micro stories contest via Twitter

Georgia, Russia: Aug. 20 Rally in Poti

China: Re-education through labor sentence for two elderly protesters

The closing ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics draws near, and while Chinese media are unable to report on scandals such as this that have dominated foreign media headlines,...

Bahrain: Eyes on Ruqaya Al Ghasra

She may have placed sixth in the qualifying heats and her dreams of becoming the first Gulf Arab woman to run in an Olympic final may be dashed, but Bahrain's...

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