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26 August 2009

Stories from 26 August 2009

Russia: Stalin at Renovated Kurskaya

Russia: August 1991 – 18 Years On

Poland: Microsoft's Photoshopped Ad

Pakistan: Lone Gay Blogger Stops Writing

India: Another Bulding Collapsed In Mumbai

Japan: 74-year-old American tourist detained for carrying pocket knife

China: Cheap money policy

USA: Activism to Stop Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is an ongoing and often undetected problem in the United States. Individuals and organizations are taking actions to raise awareness and to combat this problem.

Bangladesh: The First Iftar

Taiwan: Post-typhoon reconstruction attracts criticism

Japan: I won`t vote

Paraguay: Blogger in Japan

Bahamas: A Woman's World

Caribbean: Climate Change Concerns

Barbados: Illegal Fishing

Barbados, U.S.A.: R.I.P. Senator Kennedy

Brazil: Photos of an outrageous squatter settlement eviction

Bolivia: Participation at BlogHer Conference

Guatemala: New BarCamps Planned

Laos: Expensive face masks