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29 October 2009

Stories from 29 October 2009

Egypt: The top 10 most influential people

Gamal Mubarak, son of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak -- who is expected to succeed his father -- was among the 2009 TIME 100 Finalists. Egyptian bloggers have their say in...

Uruguay: Two Plebiscites Fail to Pass

On the same day as the Presidential elections in Uruguay, voters did not pass two plebiscites that would have given Uruguayans abroad the right to vote and the annulment of...

Maldives: The Price Of Environmental Activism

Peru: A Different Look at San Martín Statue in Lima

India: A Campaign To End Domestic Violence

Sri Lanka: Paintings To Unite The Nation

Argentina: Victims’ Testimony Against Members of Military Dictatorship

India: Information For NRIs

Anguilla: No News is Bad News

Barbados: Party Leader

Jamaica: Police Corruption

Guyana: Uniformity

Japan: When Your Wife is Sick

When Japanese “corporate livestock” (社蓄 shachiku) culture and values on marriage collide – more than 300 people responded to this question on the mega forum Hatsugen Komachi: Should a husband...

China: Painted plagiarism of a push-up photograph

Kuwait: Weird Wedding Things

Saudi Arabia: Saudi Woman for California Assembly

Japan: Animated stereoviews of old Japan

Egypt: Egyptian Male Blogger Orders Artificial Hymen

So much was said and written about the artificial virginity hymen kit - that Egyptian male blogger Mohamed Al Rahhal just had to buy one. Marwa Rakha brings us the...

Russia: Khodorkovsky's Case, 6 Years On