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15 April 2009

Stories from 15 April 2009

Israel: Celebrating the End of the Passover Holiday

Kuwait: Is Graffiti Art or Vandalism?

It is a recurring question: Is graffiti art or vandalism? This question was recently the centre of debate in the Kuwaiti blogosphere.

Some Interesting Factoids and Trivia About the Indian General Elections 2009

On April 16th, 2009 the first phase of the voting for the Indian general elections will begin and conclude on May 13th, 2009. This is the 15th general elections in...

India: Voting Rights For Indians Living Abroad

The Role of Mobile Technology in the 2009 Indian Lok Sabha Elections

Bangladesh: The Rich Culture Of New Year Celebrations

Israel: Responding to Upswing of World Antisemitism

Israel: West Bank Mosque Contains Weapons Lab

Israel: Sandstorm Hits Israel

Thailand: Extended holiday

Thailand: Red Shirts paid to protest?

The Red Shirts have ended their protests. The leaders have been arrested and an arrest warrant was issued against former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. There is a popular video on...

Americas: Eye on the Summit

As the much-anticipated opening of the Fifth Summit of the Americas - which will see 34 Western Hemisphere leaders coming together to discuss issues related to human prosperity, environmental sustainability...

Cuba, U.S.A.: Play Ball

Bahamas: Health Care Paradigm

Barbados: HIV & Young People

Barbados: Reputation & Governance

Japan: New Publishing Models for Manga

Uganda: President's wife appointed to cabinet

This month's cabinet reshuffle has Ugandan bloggers making 2011 election predictions. Among the new appointments President Yoweri Museveni made was the posting of his wife Janet as state minister for...

Peru: Mass Sterilizations During Fujimori Term

Mali: Model village show power of investing in people

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