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24 August 2009

Stories from 24 August 2009

Slovakia, Hungary: More on the Tensions

Global: Ramadan Mubarak

With the advent of Ramadan around the globe this weekend, Muslim and non-Muslim bloggers everywhere are wishing each other Ramadan mubarak (or "blessed Ramadan").

Hungary: Update on Hungarian Guard

Poland: More on “Lemko Land”

Ukraine, Russia: Reaction to Medvedev's Statement

Ukraine: Independence Day Parade

Peru: Contamination in Mining Town La Oroya

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights recently declared the petition admissible against the Peruvian State for committing human rights abuses against the residents of the mining city of La Oroya.

Sri Lanka: TEDx Colombo

Maldives: Ramadan Rule And Expats

Greece: Wildfires encroaching on Athens

Forest fires are blazing still closer to Athens, the capital of Greece, threatening to consume even more land and property. Meanwhile, citizens are tracking developments via the web and Twitter.

Bahamas, Haiti: On Film

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: New Constitution Vote

Barbados: Press Threats?

Sri Lanka: The Role Of Astrologers

Jamaica: Never Can Say Goodbye

Pakistan: The Sugar Crisis

Guyana: Striking Back

Bangladesh: Facebook Developer Garage

Ecuador: Flyers Announcing “Social Cleansing”

Uruguay: ITC Plan for Upcoming Election Cycle

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