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26 April 2009

Stories from 26 April 2009

Ukraine: The Ruins and the Greed

LJ user sabeloff posts pictures of the ruined remains of a seaside young pioneer camp in Odesa and shares the recent history of the place - which, unfortunately, is a...

Russia: Sochi Mayoral Election

Russia: A Chechen Folk Tale

Ukraine: Saturday Cleanup in Kyiv

Ukraine: Chernobyl

Diarrhea deaths in Myanmar

Brunei: Child-safety laws

Brunei: Islamic Banking

Thailand: Anti-censorship Site Got Blocked

India: Saying No To Parachute Journalism

South Asia: Coping With The Heat And The Rolling Blackouts

Heatwaves during this time of year is not uncommon for countries in South Asia. But the recent dry weather has kept sufficient rain away from the region keeping the mercury...

Kazakhstan: Uneven Development

Afghanistan: Bombings in Kandahar

Georgia: Cell protest in Tbilisi

Azerbaijan: Back in Baku

U.K.: London Armenian commemorative march

Japan: The “anime” business

China: Labour net launched

Fiji's expats create democratic movement

A group of ethnic Fijians living in Australia pledged support for Fiji’s return to democracy and called on Australia’s and New Zealand’s governments to apply more political and economic pressure...

Books about Egypt

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