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20 January 2009

Stories from 20 January 2009

MENA: Reactions to Obama's Inauguration

Today marked an historic moment in United States history as Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President. While Arab support of Obama has been waning over the past...

Armenia: Azerbaijani Airliner Lands in Yerevan

The Balkans: “Whose Is This Song?”

Recently several Macedonian bloggers published the documentary “Whose Is This Song” by a Bulgarian director Adela Peeva on their blogs and started discussing the story. The documentary was filmed as...

Russia: Train Station, Migrant Workers and Pro-Kremlin Youth

Russia, Ukraine: Gas and Soccer

Thailand: Australian writer jailed for lese majeste

Australian writer Harry Nicolaides was given a three year prison sentence for lese majeste in Bangkok on Monday. He was charged with the offense of offending the monarchy for a...

Sri Lanka: Lack of Tamil Political Voices

Lessons From Gaza

Pakistan: Seeking Donation For A Private School

India: Predictions for The 2009 Elections

Pakistan: Walking on Burning Coal

Africa: Mobile solution provider for African markets

Bangladesh: Photoblog – Kantaji temple, Dinajpur

Africa: Banking on African Women

Africa: 10 Lessons for African leaders from Obama

Zimbabwe: Dollarisation is official

Africa: Top Ranked Blogs

Iran: A popular sport program under fire

Turkey: Hrant Dink Memorial Video

Taiwan: Cross-Strait viewpoints

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