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21 September 2009

Stories from 21 September 2009

Afghanistan: Captain Semrau Goes to Trial

Uzbekistan: Freedom of faith questioned

Turkmenistan: Ashgabat hosts ICT events

Afghanistan: Mullah Omar's New Statement

Mongolia: Central Asian blues

Peru: Antauro Humala Sentenced for 2005 Attack

Ecuador: Quito Twestival Supporting Social Causes

Uruguay: The Trouble with Buying and iPhone

Bolivia: 43rd Anniversary of “Constructing Progress” in Santa Cruz

USA: Eid Postage Stamp Provokes Hate in Tennessee

A chain e-mail that falsely claims President Obama has issued a new postage stamp commemorating the Muslim holiday Eid al-Fitr has even reached a Tennessee mayor who forwarded it to...

Armenia-Azerbaijan: International Peace Day

Thailand: Three Years After The 2006 Coup

Last September 19 Thailand marked the third year anniversary of the Coup D'etat which forced the ouster of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra who is now in exile. Bloggers also remembered...

Japan: Plans to Accept More Foreign Students

Iran: Quds Demonstration via Google Maps

India: China Backs Insurgency

Bangladesh: To Save The Rivers Of Dhaka

China: Beijing students protest against parade rehersals

In the upcoming October 1 celebration of the 60th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China, Beijing will be mobilizing over one hundred thousands secondary and university students for parades....

Taiwan: Kaohsiung set to screen film amidst controversy

China: Mainland Blogger’s ironic review of shabby government buildings in Taiwan

Blogger Lv Se De Shou Cang recently ran a photo journal titled 'A look at some of the administrative buildings in Taiwan', which has also generated interesting comments.

Japan: DPJ on Press Clubs and Media Opennness

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