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14 May 2009

Stories from 14 May 2009

Sri Lanka: Understanding The Tamil Conflict

Sri Lanka: Now is not the time for Eelam

Maldives: Lessons From Election Results

MENA: Does Swine Flu Spread from Touching Pigs?

More than 14 centuries after Islam prohibited the consumption of pork, pigs are once again making headlines across the Arab world - this time in the form of tweets. Here's...

Guyana, Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Gayle Reactions

St. Lucia: Walcott Reactions

Trinidad & Tobago: Seeing the Signs

Cuba: Human Rights Council

Grenada, Taiwan: Loan Repayment

India: What The Election Symbols Mean

India: Exit Poll Figures

Arab World Reacts to Jordan's Twittering Queen Rania

After her debut on YouTube, Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan is now courting microblogging service Twitter, allowing the world to catch up with the 140-character messages of the self-described...

Armenia: Online insult leads to tragedy

Indonesia: Central Bank Chief, the next VP?

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is set to announce the Central Bank chief Boediono as his running mate in a couple of days. Indonesians are divided over the candidacy of...

Bolivia: First Impressions of Bolivian State Run Airline

Kazakhstan: Turmoil Royale

Rakhat Aliev, former son-in-law of the Kazakhstani president, former ambassador in Austria and former Kazakh oligarch, sentenced to 40 years in jail for abduction of the people, leadership of the...

Armenia: Eurovision Reaction

Japan: Mass hysteria over swine flu

Japan: Nice middle age

Cambodia: Activist Parliamentarian May Drop Lawsuit Against Prime Minister

Mu Sochua is an internationally recognized activist and member of the Cambodian National Assembly. She recently filed a lawsuit against the country's prime minister, Hun Sen, for defamatory comments he...

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