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20 October 2008

Stories from 20 October 2008

Czech Republic: The Elections

Egypt: Humiliating Sexist Joke

Lebanon: Arabic Names

Algeria: Student Kills Teacher

Jordan: Who is Abdullah Al Barghouthi?

Morocco: Reassessing Online Activities

Somalia: Piracy not something to be celebrated

Open sea piracy is discussed by different video bloggers who speak on the recent Somalian piracy incidents, and a behind the scenes look at how governments are protecting World Food...

Thailand/Cambodia: Conflict over Preah Vihear Temple (Part II)

Who owns the historic Preah Vihear Temple – Cambodia or Thailand? Both countries are asserting ownership rights over the temple which led to a border clash last week. Several soldiers...

Dominican Republic: Winter Baseball Season Has Arrived

Dominican Republic: Covering Dominican Fashion 08

Dominicana Moda 08 is a fashion festival held in the Dominican Republic, and this year several blogs have been extensively covering the event. This is a translation of the post...

Sri Lanka: A Sinhala speaks

Bangladesh: Milk and Melamine

Nepal: Integrating Guerrilla Army

Iraq: Once Upon a Time

Kuwait: He Ruined My Pasta

Tunisia: Favourite Applications

Jordan: New Blogs on iToot

Kuwait: Is Conform a Bad Word?

Brazil: iGoogle’s Artist Themes with a Brazilian flavour

Japan: Why are American researchers so productive?

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