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29 August 2010

Stories from 29 August 2010

Costa Rica: University Students Protest Budget Agreements

Some University of Costa Rica students took hold of the social sciences building in protest of the budgetary agreement that was reached between the government and university officials where a...

Russia: Adventures of Israeli Blogger in Russian Hospital

RuNet Echo

Sometimes it takes a foreigner blogging about her experiences in a hospital to pinpoint the "shocking truth" about your country.

Pakistan Flood: Relief Efforts By PKKH Team

Angola: “Alambamento” and Marriage Practices

In Angola, there is quite strong cultural tradition of the asking of the hand of bride in marriage, called alambamento. Considered by some more important that the civil or christian...

Latin America: Blog Day Celebrated through Web Conferences

Colombia: Cat Launching Video by Radio DJ Causes Outrage

A video uploaded by DJ Yohan Melguizo on popular social network Facebook two months ago is causing outrage among animal lovers in Medellin, Colombia.

Pakistan: Another Match Fixing Scandal

India: A Message To Pastor Jones

India: Uncontrolled Alcoholic Liquor Consumption

Guinea-Bissau: An Armored Mercedes Benz

South Asia: Bloggers On The ‘Ground Zero Mosque’

The recent debate on the planned Islamic Center/Mosque near the site of the September 11, 2001 attacks in New York, USA has been reverberated in many blogospheres around the world....

Libya: Charity in Islam

UAE/Saudi Arabia: Palestinian-Israeli author's cultural site blocked

Turkmenistan: WikiLeaks-like service in demand

Kazakhstan: Does Astana Need Central Asia?

Kazakhstan: Prison Riots

Kyrgyzstan: Southern politician opposes central government

Afghanistan: Parliamentary Election Update

Afghanistan: The Helmand Food Zone Fiasco

Turkmenistan: The former ruler's golden statue removed

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