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21 August 2010

Stories from 21 August 2010

France: Learn More about the Itinerant Community

Around the hot topic of the “gens du voyage” in France – the itinerant community – Léa Charles from suite101.fr, gives a few definitions to sport out any confusion; Les actualités...

Portugal: Online Conversation on Poliamory

PolyPortugal blog [pt] is an online community that discusses poliamory in Portugal and supports sexual diversity in general.

Sri Lanka: The Different Aspects Of Colombo

Portrait Blog shares the different aspects of Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka. It depends on you how you look at it.

South Korea: Small Tips for Green Growth

South Korea’s JoongAng Ilbo wrote an article on giving tips for green growth, focusing on how green practices can be done in every day life in ordinary houses.

India, Pakistan: The Politics With India's Donation To Flood Victims

“Was Asif Zardari’s fear of Indian money directly related to his fear of the Pakistan Army?” questions Mobashar Jawed (MJ) Akbar while discussing the politics of “playing with a crisis”.

Bulgaria: Discovery of John the Baptist's Relics Causes Political Scandal

The discovery of what's believed to be St. John the Baptist's remains last month caused a political scandal and gave rise to a passionate debate in the Bulgarian community. Ruslan...

MENA: The Bigger Picture Behind Eden Abergil's Facebook Photos

When ex-Israeli soldier Eden Abergil's Facebook photo album "IDF-the best days of my life" was revealed to contain pictures of her posing mockingly alongside blindfolded Palestinian detainees, the blogosphere was...

Morocco: When Sarkozy “Proposes” a French Version of Ramadan

When Ahmed wrote his satirical blog post about a completely fictional announcement by president Nicolas Sarkozy intending to impose a French version of Islam on French Muslims, he never imagined...

China: Finland Bath

Carrie Yang and Katrien translated Han Han's short story, I want to talk to this world, which describes Finland Bath business and a police crackdown incident.

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