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27 April 2009

Stories from 27 April 2009

Ukraine: Art Exhibits; Kyiv Pics

Russia, Ukraine: Swine Flu Prevention

Macedonia: Celebrating Sakura Becomes a Tradition

Sakura, the annual celebration of cherry blossoms through display of elements of Japanese culture, took place in Skopje, Macedonia, this weekend: somewhat later than last year, because the organizers did...

Brazil: Fly me to the moon with public money

Another scandal has taken the Brazilian blogosphere by storm – it has come to light that public money is being used to fund holidays abroad for parliament members and their...

Qatar: Video of Unpaid Workers Sparks Debate

The harsh realities facing migrant workers in Qatar was at the centre of a discussion on Qatar Living after an Al Jazeera English report highlighted their plight recently. The video...

Palestine: Reading Anna in the Middle East

Pakistan: Death Penalty Mandatory for Blasphemy

Israel: No Swine Flu

Mapping the Arab Blogopshere

Sri Lanka: Provincial Council Election Results

Morocco: Al Quds Al Arabi's 20th Anniversary

Lebanon: Billboard Marriage Proposal

Cuba: Strike of the Period?

India: Why Vote For Congress?

Haiti, U.S.A.: TPS for Haitians

Bangladesh: Ramakrishna Temple in Dhaka

Trinidad & Tobago: Re-engineering

Jamaica: Gas Tax

Guyana: Taking Root

South Africa: UnFreedom Day in South Africa