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24 August 2008

Stories from 24 August 2008

China: Games over

Taiwan: Viva la Generalissimo!

Mexico: Protests About Insecurity in the Capital

El Salvador: The Strategy of Fear in the Presidential Elections

Mexico: Thoughts from A Grandfather

Venezuela: Antonio Lauro and His Classical Guitar

Antonio Lauro is well-known for composing waltzes for the classical guitar. As part of the group Trio Cantores del Trópico, Lauro managed to contribute to the Venezuela's musical heritage converting...

Dominican Republic: Gold Medal in Boxing

Russia: Rally at Red Square

Arabeyes: The Olympics, Pride, Equality and Hope

Millions around the world were glued to their television screens watching their favourite athletes at this year's Beijing Olympics, which just closed. What did Arab bloggers have to say about...

Egypt: Blogger Detained

Georgia: Regional Reporters

The conflict between Georgia and Russia over the breakway territory of South Ossetia were accompanied by cyber-attacks on several Georgian official government and independent media sites. But rather than prevent...

Breastfeeding in Thailand

Malaysian politics and Olympics

Laos in the Olympics

Taiwan: Taichung shooting incident

Lebanon: Israel threatens while Syria seeks to buy arms

"What’s cooking?" is probably the most common question people in Lebanon are asking since Israel Environment Minister Gideon Ezra’s speech few days ago and the recent news of the Russian-Syrian...

Georgia: Dispatches Under Russian Occupation

When Russian forces rolled into the strategic Georgian town of Gori, information on the occupation was scarce. Journalists died during Russian bombing runs in the military campaign leading up Gori's...

Georgia: Goltz on South Ossetia

Georgia: Ukrainian Bloggers Action

Georgia: Russian Withdrawal

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