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28 August 2010

Stories from 28 August 2010

Guatemala: Attack Against a Blog?

Morocco: The Sublime Sufi Revival

The rhythms of a Sufi revival are passionately reverberating through the corridors of Morocco, and they are not going unheard, especially by the nation’s youth.

Egypt: Ramadan Television and the Muslim Brotherhood

This year in Ramadan the Egyptian TV decided to produce a series about the opposition party Al-Ikhwan (The Muslim Brotherhood). The TV series, which is called El Gamaa, tries to...

Russia: The Mirny Diamond Mine

South Korea: Extras Went On Strike

Russia: Mari Paganism and Charges of “Extremism”

Japan: Anime Director Satoshi Kon's Last Message

Anime director Satoshi Kon died of pancreatic cancer on August 24th, at the age of 46. Kon's final message that was posted to his website resonated with fans around the...

Russia: Interview With RT's Peter Lavelle

Ukraine: Museum of Strategic Rocket Troops

Palestine: Abu Rahmah convicted of incitement for non-violent protest

Strong international, European, Arab, blogger, Twitter and media condemnation followed the conviction of non-violent Palestinian peace activist Abdallah Abu Rahmah, sentenced to prison by Israeli military court. Gabriel Nada rounds...

Russia: “Jailbird Moms”

Pakistan: Live Blogging Flood Relief Mission To Thatta Region

India: Floods In Jammu And Kashmir

Russia: Lake Baikal and James Cameron

Ukraine: Anthem in 14 Languages

Ethiopia/Eritrea: Languages spoken in Ethiopia/Eritrea

Nigeria: Arrest Ibrahim Babangida

Cameroon: A white person is eating me

Togo: Computer Camp in Togo

Russia: West Nile Virus Hits Volgograd Region

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