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17 December 2008

Stories from 17 December 2008

Georgia: Driving Lesson

Costa Rica: Call for Collaborative Christmas Video

Costa Rican online humour collective which translates into "I can´t pronounce the R" has set out a call for participation from Costa Ricans and those familiar with their culture...

Mexico: Anti-Kidnapping Expert is Kidnapped

Crime in Mexico is very worrisome concern for many. Kidnappings especially have been a common occurrence throughout the country, especially in the northern border states. The recent abduction of U.S....

Sri lanka: Devaluation of Sri Lankan Currency

Nepal: The Famous Mountain Flight

Letters of a sufi saint of Bengal

India, Pakistan: Asking for ‘proof’ only to deny them

Bangladesh, Pakistan: Keeping in the dark

Israel: Innovation in First Aid Technology

Israel: New Arrivals by Style and Mile

Israel: Giving Up the Golan?

Israel: Who Were the Weirdest Terrorists of 2008?

Western Sahara: Cubarawis

Many saharaui children, thanks to international cooperation with Cuba, travel each year to study until they graduate from university. Then, they return to work for their Western Sahara. The Caribbean...

Bahrain: Letter to a stalker

China: Lugu Lake

Russia: Miss World and the Wrong Flag

China: Journalist Throws Shoe At Bush, Chinese Reactions

Paraguay: Possibe New Press Law

Paraguay: Boom in Beauty Salons

Puerto Rico: Taino Elder Passes On

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