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11 December 2008

Stories from 11 December 2008

Palestine: Terrorist Dolls Not the Best Stocking Stuffer

“What could be more enjoyable for your kids this year than a doll resembling an Al-Qaeda terrorist?” asks Palestinian-American blogger Nawal of Bloggin' Banat. Maya Norton picks up the story...

Cuba: Gabo in Havana

Haiti, U.S.A.: Relief Delay

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Differently-Abled

Trinidad & Tobago: Artistry

Cuba: Idealogical Monogamy

Guyana: Flooding

Pakistan: Lessons to remember

Cameroon: Africa meets Japan via the kimono

Philippines: War in Mindanao

Philippines: Official Skips Hearing to Watch Boxing Match

Armenia: Anti-Corruption Day

China: Peace Keeping Force At Village Election?

Australia rallies to “Stop the Clean Feed”

The Australian blogosphere has largely come together to protest a government internet filtering scheme that will require Internet Service Providers to offer a “Clean-Feed” service to all homes, schools and...

Bulgaria: Anti-Muslim Petition

Afghanistan: Chafing Under Talibanization

All is not smooth sailing in Afghanistan, and Azar Balkhi explains why: The Taliban insurgency is historically a predominantly Pashtun movement, still have very little influence among other Afghanistan minority...

Ukraine: New Coalition, New Speaker

Russia: Kandinsky Prize Winner

Russia: Profile of a Chechen Human Rights Lawyer

Greece: Photos From Athens