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11 March 2009

Stories from 11 March 2009

Iran: No Cake for Iranian Women on their Day

Although the Iranian government does not recognize the International Women's Day and has banned women activists from organizing gatherings and demonstrations to commemorate the day for the previous 30 years,...

Tunisia: Tribute to authors who promoted the women's movement

Egypt: The Influential Role of Women in History

Pakistan: Sharif Brothers Under House Arrest

Dominican Republic: Upset at World Baseball Classic by Dutch Team

The 2nd edition of the World Baseball Classic tournament is underway and features Major League baseball players representing traditional baseball powers like the the Dominican Republic whose roster was filled...

Peru: Protests as Fujimori Trial Draws Closer to Completion

Bangladesh: Sisimpur Turns five

Nepal: The Rights Of The Minorities

Pakistan: Live Coverage Of The Long March

A section of the Pakistani Lawyers and political activists have finished all their preparations for a scheduled Long March and sit in protest starting tomorrow to reinstate the deposed judges....

Senegal: This Is Dakar

Madagascar: Is military rule next?

News of a mutiny at one of Antananarivo's most important barracks stunned Madagascar yesterday. The mutiny has since spread to other barracks and Madagascar's Defence Minister, Vice-Admiral Mamy Ranaivoniarivo, has...

Burkina Faso: A Special Day In Burkina Faso

International Women's Day in Tunisian Blogs

Tunisia celebrates its National Day for Women on August 13. Calls are now being echoed in the blogosphere to join international women in their celebration and mark the day with...

Iran: Iranian Women's art in London

Lebanon: Israel Apartheid Week Ends

Morocco: Travel Guilt

Jordan: “I've been Twittered”

Kuwait: Slumdog Millionaires Back in the Slums

Yemen: Does Bill Gates Eat Apple?

Jordan: Is the Government paying off Journalists?

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