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18 October 2009

Stories from 18 October 2009

Georgia: Andy Garcia's starring role

Azerbaijan: Happy Birthday, Emin Milli

Wednesday saw the 30th birthday of detained youth activist and video blogger Emin Milli. Friends and other bloggers marked the event worldwide.

Hungary: “Downtown Smog Reducing Station”

Architects, artists, biologists and technicians worked together in downtown Budapest to show that a small plantation of algae could contribute to improving our environment.

Thailand: The King's health and politics

Thailand: Another Lese Majeste conviction

Banned books in Malaysia

East Timor: Brothels raided

Australia: Suffer the children

Prime Minster John Howard used border security as one of his catch cries in the 2001 Australian election with telling results. This week his successor Kevin Rudd became embroiled in...