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6 September 2008

Stories from 6 September 2008

Iran: Radio Zamaneh, a “radio for bloggers”

Radio Zamaneh (Persian: رادیو زمانه) is an Amsterdam-based Persian language radio. “Zamaneh” is the Persian literary term for “time”. Radio Zamaneh (RZ) is an independent broadcasting organisation, registered as a...

Saudi Arabians and their cars

Extreme car customizing, dangerous drift racing and incomprehensively dangerous stunts on the highways straight from Saudi Arabia.

East and South Asia: Suicide By Pesticide Ingestion Common

As World Suicide Prevention Day approaches on September 10, a new study reaffirms that suicide is frequently committed by ingesting pesticides in many Asian countries. The study analyzed preferred suicide...

Jerusalem: Varieties of headwear

Saudi Arabia: Extreme sports

Saudi Arabia: The perils of shopping

Cyprus: A New Water Solution

Turkey: Diplomacy Via Sports?

Angola: Elections in pictures

Angolans are at the polls for the first time in 16 years - the election is still taking place this Saturday at 320 polling stations in the capital Luanda. So...

China: Iphonegirl a planned beauty?

China: Handling of Yang Jia's secret trial breeds widespread discontent

As authorities remain silent, criticism regarding the handling of the Yang Jia police murder trial grows steadily stronger.

Libya: Rice, Oil, Gas and Foreign Investment

US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice arrived in Libya today, where she will be meeting with Libyan leader Muammar Al Gaddafi, who was once described by President Ronald Reagan as...