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5 June 2009

Stories from 5 June 2009

Russia: Life in Lipetsk

Poland: Fall of Communism Anniversary

Poland: Signs for Tourists

Poland: “20 Years Later”

Macedonia: Facebook Ads Survey

Czech Republic: Day Trips from Prague

Czech Republic: Susan Boyle in Prague

Czech Republic: Entropa

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Savo Heleta's “Not My Turn to Die”

Pakistan: Sania Saeed And The Bloggers

Peru: Clashes Break Out in the Amazon Region

The continuing tense situation in the Amazon Region of Peru has taken a turn for the worst with reports of clashes between indigenous protestors and the police. These protests have...

Ghana: Speculation, excitement and hopes over Obama's visit

Bloggers around the world speculate about President Obama's choice to visit Ghana first in sub-Saharan Africa. Across the continent Africans have been asking, “Why Ghana?” Many commentators are suggesting that...

Kazakhstan: “Statistical Error”, a new corruption scandal

Yesterday the Kazakhstani court sanctioned the arrest of Nurman Bayanov, the Deputy Chairman of the Statistics Agency on charges of misappropriation of the funds, assigned to the national census [ru]:...

Egypt: Role of Translation in Social Web Projects

Bahrain: Photos from the Museum

Peru: Death Toll Rises From Clashes in Jungle Region

Middle East: Bloggers React to Obama's Address

From being described as the "self-appointed world leader" to questioning his choice of speech venue to choosing to turn a deaf ear to his speech, blogs across the Middle East...

Jamaica: High Teen Pregnancy and Sexual Violence Rates

Adolescent pregnancy continues to be a major health problem in Jamaica, with 35 percent of Jamaican women having their first pregnancy by age 19. Most of these pregnancies are not...

Syria: FC Barcelona Vs Manchester United

Myanmar: 64 Words for Aung San Suu Kyi

Do you want to show support for Myanmar opposition leader and global democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi? A new website was launched where anyone from around the world can...

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