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27 January 2009

Stories from 27 January 2009

Latvia: Politics Updates

Brazil: Extradition refusal threatens relations with Italy

The Brazilian government calls Cesare Battisti a political activist. For the Italian government, the writer is a convicted terrorist. The controversial decision of the Brazilian government to guarantee political refugee...

Czech Republic: Hradec Králové

Slovakia: Sky Europe Problems

Romania: Czech Villages in Banat

Bulgaria: Martin Borilski Petition

Russia: Siege of Leningrad Photos

The Philippine Internet Cafe Industry

Reporting the University of Philippines Student Referendum

Indonesia: Top Religous Council Perceived Corrupt

Brunei after the floods: A time of loss and prayers

Two persons died in Brunei due to the recent flooding that swept the Asia-Pacific region. Brunei has experienced the worst flooding in the past few weeks. More Bruneians are using...

Egyptians are Going Local

Inji, an avid Egyptian blogger and young economist who is distraught by the numerous emails and SMS messages calling for boycotting products, decided to “boycott the boycott” and take it...

Pakistan: Review Of Chicago, The Musical

Bhutan: Becoming Liberal To Sex

Madagascar: “History repeats itself…as a farce” in recent unrest

On blogs and forums, reflections on the sources of the current unrest and the history of Madagascar's turbulent democracy.

Bangladesh: The Trousers Island

India: Rural vs Urban India

Peru: Police Officers Killed in Pómac Forest Reserve

Three police officers, who were following a court order, were killed when they attempted to remove peasant families that had been illegally occupying lands in the Pómac Forest Reserve in...

Bahamas: Planting Trees

Trinidad & Tobago: Big and Bad?

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