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5 September 2008

Stories from 5 September 2008

Ukraine: U.S. Missionary's Visa Ordeal

Poland: Secret CIA Prisons

Macedonia: Name Dispute and Google Weather

The Balkans: Dutch Soldiers to Testify in Favor of Karadzic?

Palestine: The siege of Gaza was broken – and then?

On August 23, two boats carrying international activists broke the siege of Gaza by landing in Gaza's harbour. The boats have since left again, leaving some of the activists behind,...

Dubai: Princess Pamela Anderson

The Balkans: Florence Hartmann and the ICTY

Saudi Arabia: Matrook Al Faleh Still in Prison

Haiti, Bahamas: Hurricane Hanna

Haiti didn't need another tropical storm, far less another hurricane. As Hanna descended upon the island, she brought with her more rains, more flooding and more death.

Russia, Georgia: War and Art

Ukraine: Political Crisis Update

Ukraine: Dick Cheney, Elections, NATO

Puerto Rico: Daddy Yankee Endorses John McCain

Puerto Rico is in the spotlight due to a recent endorsement by recording artist Daddy Yankee. Even though he is not as well known on the island, than in other...

Bahrain: Traveller's tales

Angola: Chatam House pre-election assessment

Saudi Arabia: Finding strength and empowerment in religion

While it is often argued that religion is used to oppress women, there are many women who gain a sense of empowerment from their faith. In this post, we hear...

Bahrain: A friend in need…

Angola: Elections underway

Bahrain: Gratitude to a teacher

Dominica: Domestic Violence