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5 July 2009

Stories from 5 July 2009

How Russia Can Influence Speech in Iran

Taiwan: Dell, Caught in the Web

On the late night of June 25, Dell, the brand that sells customized PCs, suddenly became the hottest word on Taiwan's Twitterverse, Plurksphere, and BBS, because all products listed on...

Hungary: Right wing on the march

Belarus: Population decreases as alcohol consumption increases

Israel/Palestine: Al Jazeera Journalist Detained

Uzbekistan: Biometric Passports

Kyrgyzstan: Free Market Research Center Officially Launched

Kyrgyzstan: UNESCO shields environment

Kazakhstan: Manshuk Mametova Lake

Does Global Financial Crisis Affect Kyrgyzstan?

Slon.ru writes [ru] that global financial crisis started in the February, 2007. That month Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) stopped the buying-out the subprime mortgages. A lot of...

Kazakhstan: Nazarbaev and the Internet Law

Armenia: Overheard on the Net

Kyrgyzstan: Manas to be used by US troops

Israel: Human Rights Activist's Sentencing Postponed

Palestine: A Blogger Reevaluates

Israel: Jewish American or American Jew?

Israel: First African American Woman Ordained Rabbi

Israel: Soldier Raises Gay Pride Flag

Israel: The Joys of Urban Gardening in Jerusalem

Israel: World's Longest Cucumber

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