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8 September 2008

Stories from 8 September 2008

Bulgaria, Macedonia: Rapprochement Through Literature

Yavor Mihaylov reports on how Bulgarian and Macedonian bloggers, through literature, have contributed more to the improvement of the Bulgarian-Macedonian relations than the Bulgarian and Macedonian governments from the recent...

Brunei: Playcenter for the elderly

Wordcamp Philippines 2008

Thailand: New constitution to end crisis

Guyana: The Other Side of the Akon Story

Last week, a video of hip-hop rapper Akon apparently hitting a female fan in a crowd-surfing frenzy during a Carifesta concert in Guyana caused an uproar in the Guyanese blogosphere....

CIA behind Thailand protests?

Morocco: Blogger Arrested, Sentenced Immediately

This morning, it was reported by the electronic news site Hespress [ar] that blogger Mohammed Raji was arrested in his home in Agadir. An article that Raji had posted on...

Morocco: The Post that led Mohammed Raji to Jail

Moroccan blogger Mohammed Raji is behind bars in his country for speaking his mind. Following is a translation of the post [Ar], which will cost the blogger two years of...

Pakistan: “Yet Another Cowardly Attack by the US”

United States attacks within Pakistani boundaries are not new to anyone. A few days ago, an attack on the Angoor Adda area of South Waziristan claimed the lives of at...

India: Films and Feminism

Bangladesh: Working in the Gulf

Reflections on migrants going to work in the Gulf, while waiting at the airport at unearthly hour at D is for Dhaka.

Oman: Big Business Idea Competition

Oman: The Sandwich Artist

Oman: The Gamer Bill of Rights

Oman: Ramadan Delicacy

Turkey: Armenian Sport in the Ottoman Empire

South Africa: Fake evictions at BBA III

India: Muslims in America

Bangladesh: Waterlogged

Japan: PM resignation starts Internet buzz, but was it real?

With less than a year spent in office, Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda made a sudden announcement on live television last Monday night that he had decided to resign. While...