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7 January 2009

Stories from 7 January 2009

Pakistan: National Security Adviser Sacked Over Mumbai Terrorist Row

India's own Enron

Ethiopia as seen by an Argentinian adoptive mother

Africa needs God?

Nigeria: Atypical motorcycle helmet

Ethiopia: Poor maintenance of historical buildings

Nigeria: No tolerance for same sex relationships

“All whaling vessels please proceed to waters of East Timor”

The title above is a quote from Twitter user @BILL_ROMANOS celebrating a discovery made by Australian and East Timorese researchers: the biggest "meeting" ever reported of whales and dolphins, among...

Peru: Blogger Wishes for the New Year

“What are your hopes for the Peruvian blogosphere in 2009?” That question was openly posed to the community of Peruvian blogosphere on Juan Arellano's blog Globalizado. As a result, 28...

Taiwan: Citizens against Gaza Conflict

Jordan: Gaza Food/Clothes Drive Ends Successfully

Egypt: Bloggers on the Fence

Sitting on the fence requires objectivity, tolerance, and integrity. Mona Eltahawy chose to sit on the fence and Amr Gharbeia asks people to choose a solution. Marwa Rakha brings us...

Syria: Gaza On Our Minds

Syrian bloggers are in a frenzy since the bombing in Gaza started almost two weeks ago. To many Syrians this comes from a deep long rooted identification with the cause...

Dominica: Protecting the Children

Trinidad & Tobago: Wisdom of Children

Jamaica: Take My Word For It

Jamaica: Dirty Dancing

Guyana: Dreaming

Azerbaijan: Bayramlıq

Bangla Blogs: Praying For Peace In Gaza

“What's happening in Gaza is impossible to tolerate,” writes blogger Aprio, encapsulating in those few words the Bangla blogosphere's sentiments towards what most of them see as ‘Israeli aggression against...