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January, 2009

Stories from January, 2009

Georgia: Opposition Unites, Kind Of…

Azerbaijan: Carbon Neutral Resort

Bangladesh: Tourist Attractions

Ukraine: Yushchenko vs Tymoshenko

Russia: Putin in Davos

Armenia: Diaspora Politics

Azerbaijan: Mammed Amin Rasul-zadeh

Best Blogs Brazil: Winners by jury, public and hacker votes

Who won the Best Blogs Brazil 2008? Specialists and the public went to the polls and the winners were announced at Campus Party last week. The competition, which did not...

Georgia: Armenian Activists Detained

Iran: Watch “Rick Steves’ Iran”

Iran: Nasir al-Mulk Mosque

Japan: Saint Young Men, Jesus and Buddha on Earth

What if one day Jesus and Buddha descended to Earth to spend their holidays? And what if they lived together in a cheap apartment in Tachikawa, in western Tokyo? This...

China: netizens regret donations to Sichuan

Japan: My darling wife, I love you!

Russia, Poland: Robert Amsterdam's Interview

Russia: Diarchy

Iran: Bloggers mobilize for animal rights

A number of bloggers are supporting an initiative by Iran-based blogger Mino Saberi, to defend the rights of dogs, birds, cats, and other creatures of the Earth. The mistreatment of...

Latvia: Protest and Changes

Latvia: “Beginning to Smell Like the 90s”

Czech Republic: Jobless Foreign Laborers

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