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13 January 2009

Stories from 13 January 2009

Latvia: Government reconstruction

Trinidad & Tobago: Mapping Woodford Square

Jamaica: Wood & Water

Grenada: Indecent Exposure

Azerbaijan: Mud Volcanoes

Bhutan: Attics

Sri Lanka: Challenges After The War

Russia-Estonia: Arvo Pärt's Khodorkovsky symphony

Bangladesh: Solution For Israel-Palestine Conflict

Bangladesh: Preparing For The Cold

Myanmar: 2008 Blog Awards

Senior citizen sets on fire a Singapore lawmaker

Politicians should be more careful these days. Angry citizens are using extraordinary measures to express their rage against leaders. Last month a journalist from Iraq threw his shoes at U.S....

Sri Lanka: Questions Surrounding Slain Journalist's Death Persist

Lasantha Wickrematunge, investigative journalist and editor of the Sunday Leader, was buried in a Colombo cemetery on Monday afternoon after being shot in broad daylight on his way to work...

Korea: Minerva Arrested

Netizen Legend, Minerva, [GV Nov. 30, 2008] has finally been arrested. And his identify was exposed. There have been many rumors that he would be an economic expert, stock expert,...

Dominican Republic: Remembering Eduardo Brito

Mexico: Puebla the City of Talaveras

Ecuador: The Women's Network of Loja

Russia-Ukraine: Walking a thin line along the Gazpromenade?

Lithuania: Revising Russian relations?

Russia-Georgia: Red Cross viewpoint