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25 January 2009

Stories from 25 January 2009

Bolivia: Referendum Coverage on Twitter

As the polls close across Bolivia for the Constitutional Referendum vote, many of the country's users of Twitter have been hard at work sending messages about their experiences from their...

Azerbaijan: Language Lessons

Brazil: A Glance at Campus Party Brazil in Pictures

Campus Party Brazil 2009 in São Paulo comes to a close this Sunday. Around 6,500 people have taken part in this second edition of what is arguably Latin America's largest...

Nepal: The plights of the Kamlaris

Turkey: School Textbook Changes

Taiwan: Books, Writers & Videos

China Times in Taiwan announces "Books of the Year" and makes short videos for awarded writers to share their writing experiences and perspectives. Hopefully their ideas will be portrayed through...

Azerbaijan: Martyr's Alley

Armenia-Turkey: Are We Hrant Dink?

Iran: The news that we don't hear in Tehran

Japan: Looking back on 2008

The last year in Japan saw, among other things, an economic crisis, employment instability, and the beginnings of the collapse of journalism. While the year was already recapped here last...

Iran: BBC launches new Persian TV channel

The launch of BBC Persian TV on January 14, attracted praise, enthusiasm, suspicion, and in one word: attention! Iranian bloggers are expressing their opinions on this new channel, and they...

Madagascar: Devastating tropical storm makes way for a political one

A few days after passing Madagascar, the official toll from the damages caused by Cyclone Fanele have finally come in.  President Ravalomanana president flew to one of the affected areas...

Taiwan: Photos of industrial town

The EU: Srebrenica Commemoration

Albania: New ID Cards

Albania: Superstitions

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