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12 October 2008

Stories from 12 October 2008

Syria: Yellow is In

Oman: More Congestion

Bahrain: The Story of Shawarma

Jordan: Domestic Violence Month Marked

Kuwait: Assawt Paper to be Launched

Ukraine: Car Trip to Kaniv

Ukraine: “Swan Song for the Orange Revolution”

Saudi Arabia: Ancient churches

Japan: Popularity of elderly on the rise?

Jordan: Fighting Corruption, New York, and the Economic Crisis

From advice from the Danish Ambassador to Jordan on how to beat corruption, to life as a student in New York, to the impact of the global economic crisis on...

Azerbaijan: What Goes Up…

Brazil: A new, tailored to Brazilians social media product

Macau: The melamine crisis and change in habits

Lusosphere: The origins of the American Banjo in Africa

Azerbaijan: Peace Corps Volunteer Blogs

The U.S. Peace Corps started working in Azerbaijan in 2002. Since then, over 190 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Azerbaijan and a number set up blogs from the beginning...

Brazil: The country pays homage to the Samba master

If he was alive today, Cartola, one of the key figures in samba music, would be celebrating 100 years this October 11. Cartola composed over 500 songs, deeply loved by...

Iran: Tehran's metro in photos

Iran: A prisoners’ rights advocate was freed

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