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22 February 2009

Stories from 22 February 2009

Kosovo: First Anniversary of Independence

Latvia: Government Resignation

Saudi Arabia: Moving to a modern society?

Egypt: A walk down memory lane in NY

Maghreb: UN Western Sahara Envoy Holds Talks with Polisario

Yesterday, Christopher Ross, the UN Special Envoy to the disputed Western Sahara, arrived in Algeria to hold talks with the Polisario Front, according to AFP. Jillian York rounds up blogger...

Egypt: Bloggers React to Cairo bombings

A French tourist was killed and around 20 people were injured when a bomb exploded outside the Al Hussein Mosque in Cairo's popular tourist area Khan Al Khalili. And as...

Ghana: Ghana's Most Powerful Women

Zimbabwe: Marechera's Love Sonnets

Kenya: Google SMS Search In Kenya

Saudi Arabia: A Romantic Society?

Google's April Fools’ Hoax Gets the Best of a Syrian Newspaper

South Asian Rock Music Festival

India: Loathing ‘Slumdog Millionaire’

Japan: Pictures of Japanese festivals and ceremonies

Japan: Agriculture the latest trend among celebrities

The Japanese economy is facing one of the worse slowdowns in its modern history, with a GDP that has declined at a rate of 12,7%. Nonetheless, TV programs and lifestyle...

Peru: Portrayal of Andean Life in Llosa's Movies

The recent film "The Milk of Sorrow" by Peruvian director Claudia Llosa was recently awarded with the Golden Bear at an international film festival in Berlin. Even though the film...

Chile: NGO for Victims of Delinquency Brings Together Citizens

The NGO Víctimas de la Delincuencia [es] (Victims of Delinquency) was created in Chile's capital city of Santiago in 2006 to protect, guide and inform the victims of violence in...

Madagascar: A Resolution to the political crisis?

In Madagascar, bloggers react to a recent meeting where rivals President Marc Ravalomanana and Andry Rajoelina agreed to a political truce, paving the way for further negotiations. Weeks of public...

Russia: Henri Cartier-Bresson's Photos of Soviet Union

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