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23 January 2009

Stories from 23 January 2009

Russia: Putin's Painting

Ukraine, Canada: Crossword House, Varenyk and Pysanka

Egypt: Bloggers Divided over Geert Wilders

Amsterdam Appeals Court decided that Geert Wilders, Dutch MP, will be put on trial for his views on Islam. Wilders, and his movie had caused a huge anger wave last...

Angola: Controversy and Contradictions Over New Airports

The construction of new international airports for Luanda, one of them costing seventy-four million US dollars, is a controversial subject that has set bloggers talking in Angola. Does the city...

African Blogs Nominated for the 2009 Bloggies

Nominations for the Ninth Annual Weblog Awards: The 2009 Bloggies started January 1 and closed January 19. According to the awards, the Bloggies are the Web's longest-running blog awards, and...

Liberia: Photos Of Liberians Watching Obama

Bolivia: Dealing With Dengue Fever

Heavy rains in the Bolivian Orient help create the breeding ground for mosquitos that spread the virus that causes dengue fever. There is also a much more severe form which...

Cuba, U.S.A.: An Important Introduction

Bermuda, U.S.A.: Ethics & Transparency

Barbados, U.S.A.: True Identity

Jamaica, Barbados, U.S.A.: Bonne Chance!

Uganda: Mountain Gorilla Population May Have Declined

We have always known that there are around 700 Mountain Gorillas still alive in the wild today – 336 of which are in Uganda - but a new study published...

Armenia: Ultra-nationalists

Hong Kong: LGBT content filtered away

China: CyberGhost VPN

Argentina: The Timing of Kirchner's Visit to Cuba

Honduras: Vacation in Tornabé

Estonia: Skinheads

Estonia: Arvo Pärt

Serbia: Things To Do in Belgrade