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22 July 2009

Stories from 22 July 2009

Russia: Medvedev and Sick Babies in Gelendzhik

Azerbaijan: An interview with Arzu Geybullayeva

Despite the accent formed from education in the United States and the United Kingdom, Arzu Geybullayeva, now a regional analyst, has become one of Azerbaijan's most well-known bloggers on the...

Israel: A Belief In Coexistence – Interview With Activist Ibn Ezra

While Israel as a whole has moved to the right in recent years, there are nevertheless Israelis who oppose their government’s policies towards the Palestinians. Global Voices Online has interviewed...

Saudi Arabia: The Meaning of Names

Syria: Erdogan's Visit and Iran

UAE: Dubai Bashing Continues

Turkey: The Turkish of Dr. Oz

Uganda: Government Quiet as Famine Takes Toll

As drought spreads throughout East Africa, more than three million Ugandans are at risk of starvation. Hunger has claimed the lives of more than 40 people, and bloggers fear more...

Japan: No Twitter for Election Campaigns

Cambodia, Thailand: ilovethailand website sparks controversy

The recently launched website ilovethailand.org is causing a stir online. Thailand's Prime Minister announced that the website is intended to restore the country's image and unify the nation in light...

Bangladesh, South Korea: Bandhobi, Addressing Migrant Workers’ Issues

Bangladeshi blogger Fahmidul Haque introduces us [bn] to a Korean Movie which features the love between a Bangladeshi migrant worker and a South Korean teenager girl and addresses migrant workers'...

Puerto Rico, B.V.I.: Earthquake

Guyana, Jamaica, Bahamas, U.S.A.: Racial Profiling?

Cuba, Jamaica: Film & Music

Trinidad & Tobago: Journalistic Integrity

Barbados: Where's the Culture?

India: Cool Summer Drinks

Maldives: Law To Tackle Anti-Social Behavior

Pakistan: A Fatwa To Stop Electricity Theft

Pakistan: On Recognizing Israel

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