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18 January 2009

Stories from 18 January 2009

Russia: Ten Days At Sea Offshore Sakhalin

Czech Republic: Relations With Israel and the EU

Israel, Palestine: A Bosnian Refugee's View

Czech Republic: EU Presidency

Ukraine: Ruthenians

Slovenia: “The Parliament Kitchen”

Croatia, Slovenia: Border Dispute and the EU

Madagascar: Massive Political Meeting as Tension Arises

Greece: Outcry over arms shipment to Israel

With the war raging in Gaza, news reports earlier this month about the routing of an extraordinarily large shipment of arms from the United States to Israel through the private...

Taiwan: Concerns about future of popular TV program

Israel: IDF Operating a Moral War in Gaza?

Bloggers have been defending the IDF which has been highly criticized for operating an unjust war in Gaza. Many choose to highlight facts which are not necessarily presented in mainstream...

Angola: An increase in domestic violence or only in awareness?

The rates of domestic violence in Angola have increased considerably but it is a good sign: by reporting more, Angolan women get a step closer to ending the abuse perpetrated...

Africa: Coworking Spaces for African Techies

Kenya: KenyaUnlimited's New Look

Nigeria: Facebook Developers Garage for Nigerians

Georgia: Beautiful Tbilisi

Israel: Unilateral “Ceasefire” Goes Into and Out of Effect

Israel declared operation ‘Cast Lead' a success and announced that its security cabinet has voted in favor of a unilateral ceasefire in the Gaza Strip. Although the ceasefire has since...

Indonesia: Bloggers Vs mainstream media on Israel-Palestine issue

Global Voices author Martin Manurung analyzes the media coverage of the Palestine-Israel conflict in Indonesia. He notes that Indonesian bloggers seem to be more mature and informed than most of...

Thailand: Rohingya refugee story coverage

Philippines: Helping flood victims through Plurk and blogs

Filipino bloggers have organized a feeding program for the benefit of flood victims in south Philippines. They announced their project through Plurk and other social networking sites.

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