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22 November 2008

Stories from 22 November 2008

Russia: Rise of Orthodox Militia

Russia: Newspaper Warned off for Extremism

MENA: How to deal with Somali piracy?

Last week a Saudi supertanker was hijacked by Somali pirates off the coast of Kenya, making it the largest ship ever to have been seized in this way. The problem...

Denmark: “Deep Linking” Under Fire by Newspaper Publishers

Blogging journalists in Denmark are up in arms over a renewed effort by Danish newspaper publishers to stop websites like Google News from linking to individual articles rather than a...

Latvia and Estonia: Views of the Economic Crisis

Humanitarian crisis in south Philippines

The fighting between government troops and Muslim separatist rebels in the last three months has not stopped. More than 610,000 people have been displaced already. The situation of refugees is...

China: Baidu's new scandal.

CCTV reported that Baidu, referred to as China's Google, had accepted money from illegal medical companies and placed their Web links on top of search results. Baidu’s marketing employees were...

Egyptian Blogger is Missing

Hungary, Slovakia: Tense Relationship

On Nov. 15, Slovak prime minister Robert Fico and his Hungarian counterpart, Ferenc Gyurcsány, met in the border town of Komárno, Slovakia, in an attempt to ease nationalist tensions that...

Egypt: New Blogs

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