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7 February 2009

Stories from 7 February 2009

Russia: Vegetarian Borscht

On Overseas Filipino Workers

Philippines: Creating A Top-rating Noontime Show

Russia, EU: Barroso's Criticism of Russia

Peru: El Comercio Newspaper Activates Comments

Qatar: blocked

Ukraine: Grey Market Car Importers and the Customs

Madagascar: More than 25 killed in march to presidential palace

At least 25 people were shot dead today in Madagascar's capital Antananarivo during a march to the presidential palace called by the city's mayor Andry Rajoelina after he declared himself...

Bangladesh: The Six Hundred Thousand Dollar Cricketer

Iran: Iranian blogger, Mirsayafi was jailed

Iran: YouTube and Facebook are not filtered anymore

Plans for Angry Arab TV News Service Underway

Palestine: Shoe thrown at Israel's ambassador to Sweden

Morocco: 10-digit numbers soon

Kuwait: Hotel security ‘a gimmick’

Syria: Israel arrests and deports aid workers

Jordan: Reckless school bus driver

Cambodia: Report accuses elite of theft

Global Witness, a non-governmental organization based in London released a report which warns that Cambodia risks descending into a kleptocracy, alleging that large sums of monies paid to the government...

Ukraine: “Pynzenyk Memo Divides Cabinet”

Russia: Notes on the Protests