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21 March 2009

Stories from 21 March 2009

Israel: New Book Celebrates Tel Aviv's 100th Anniversary

Israel: Youth Obsessed with American Culture

Israel: Learning to Drive

Israel: Preparing for the Passover Holiday

Israel: Venture Capitals Deal With Tough Questions

India: Gujarat Diamond Workers Suicide in the Face of Crisis

On the following videos we can see and hear about the situation the Gujarat diamond polishers in India are facing. As the world recession and economic crisis affects their industry,...

Armenia: Ruben Mangasaryan R.I.P.

Japan: Italian news commentary in Japanese

Azerbaijan: Novruz

Prohibited but celebrated discreetly during its years as a Soviet republic, Novruz is now one of the most anticipated holidays to be openly marked in Azerbaijan. Local and expat bloggers...

Hong Kong: Political Future

Taiwan: Diplomatic Officer's Blogposts Ignite Ethnic Controversy

Bloggers and netizens in Taiwan found that Kuo Kuan-ying, an information officer in the Taiwan diplomatic service in Toronto, who blogs under his pen name Fan Lan-chin, publishes insulting posts...

India: On Electoral Process

Russia: Attacks on Journalists