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25 December 2008

Stories from 25 December 2008

Ethiopia: Clerics seek constitutional ban on homosexuality

India: No War with Pakistan

Bangladesh: Change Lies In The Hands Of The New Voters

Macedonia Timeless

On December 24, 2008, there was a presentation of a promotional video for Macedonia – “Macedonia Timeless.” The video is written and directed by Milcho Manchevski (an Academy Award nominee...

Bangladesh: The Siemens Bribery Scandal And The Son Of Ex-Prime Minister

Sri Lanka: Fighting during Christmas

Instability in Guinea could mean trouble in Liberia too

Zimbabwe: Update on Jestina Mukoko's abduction

Guinea: Late President Lansana Conté's legacy

Caucasus: 2008 Blog Review

Last year ended with a state of emergency declared in Georgia, but few could imagine that the events of 2008 would eclipse those of 2007. Three presidential elections, a war,...

Saudi Arabia: Attitudes towards suicide

Bahrain: Comparing the Bahraini and Japanese work ethic

Bahraini blogger Yagoob is currently studying in Japan - and has seen firsthand the legendary Japanese work ethic. In this post he compares the attitude of many Bahrainis towards work...

Morocco: Obama to Speak?

Algerian-American blogger The Moor Next Door has reported on a campaign set up by Moroccans to encourage President-Elect Barack Obama to make his first speech abroad in Morocco. The blogger...

Taiwan: Charter 08 and Taiwan

Western Sahara: Student Reported Detained

Saharawi-students.org reports that a Saharawi law student has been detained in Tan Tan. The student was released after 10 hours.

China: Interview with Bei Feng

China: Interview with Journalism Professor

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