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· September, 2006

Stories about Breaking News from September, 2006

Russia: Conflict With Georgia

David McDuff of A Step At A Time writes about the recent escalation of the Russian-Georgian conflict: “The Russian government is expending a great of aggressive rhetoric on this new...

Poland: “The Polish Watergate”

The beatroot has posted three entries so far about the beginning of a major corruption scandal, already labeled the “Polish Watergate”: one, two, and three. “It looks very bad for...

Kurdistance

First up on this week's edition of Kurdistance, there has been a fantastic conversation about the Kurdish Question on the Washington Post's PostGlobal feature. The conversation has been very active...

Thailand: Coup Update

Picture from HelloonEarth2006 It was a holiday today in Thailand after the military ousted Prime Minister Thaksin's government last night while he was away in in New York. There are...

Thailand: First day of the coup

Rumors of a coup had been circulating in Bangkok for weeks, and foreigners like me had been ‘warned’ to be careful, don’t stay out late, move in groups, keep updated...

Thailand: Liveblogging the coup

At least two blogs have been set up solely to cover the unfolding military coup in Thailand – a group blog 19sep which is in English and revolution.blogrevo which is...

Thailand: Living thru a Coup

Stuart G, an expat living in Bangkok, worries that the military might start fighting itself. But meanwhile he says “there is no fighting going on now. I am safe, my...

Thailand: Coup News Blackout?

Metroblogging Bangkok blogs as the coup unfolds. He says CNN, BBC and all the international cable news channels have gone down and writes: “now just a matter of getting the...

Thailand: Live-blogging the Coup

With what appears to be a military coup unfolding in Bangkok, Bangkok Pundit is live blogging the confusion. Gnarly Kitty also gives running commentary as the news unfolds, and fears...

Pope, American Embassy and Others

This week was an extremely busy week for all Syrian bloggers, notably Political Blogs had to make a number of updates, since the political atmosphere in syria was swirling with...

South Korea: villages demolished for military base

Days in Daechuri reports that 22,000 riot police and 450 contracted construction workers and thugs invaded and occupied the villages of Daechuri and Doduri today (Sept 14 13) at dawn...

Syria: Damascus Attack

The American teacher is Syria describe his first reaction to today's terrorist attack on American Embassy at Damascus. He says: “It was breaktime, and a group of students were refreshing...

China: teacher's death

ESWN translates various reports on the mysterious death of a teacher, Dai Haijing, in Zhejiang, which resulted in a series of demonstrations demanding the police to carry out proper investigation.

Bermuda: Blogging hurricane Florence

The video above was captured this afternoon by Bermuda bloggers Shawn and Sue “from the Southshore, Eastern end of Bermuda, approx 24 hours before Florence is scheduled to arrive.” Florence...

Mexico: Oaxaca’s Popular Assembly Storms Government Offices

Writing from Oaxaca, Nancy Davies says the Popular Assembly of the People of Oaxaca (APPO) “declared the governor Ulises Ruiz Ortíz (URO) ‘proscrito – banned, exiled, unwelcome – in the...

Bolivia: On the Brink?

Miguel Buitrago wonders where is the rule of law and Miguel Centallas asks if Bolivia is “on the brink” of collapse. Meanwhile, inspired by Harper's Magazine Jim Shultz serves up...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Been a while since I last reported from the Blogodrome. It was not the holiday that stopped me – it was the mountain of work after. It seems every one...

Cambodia: Personal Information Technology aka Weblog Workshop

More and more Cambodians are getting introduced to blogging through organized workshops at universities in Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia. The Cambodian blogopshere is probably as not big...

China: What's up with the web

The newly-born portal for progressive bloggers Bullog was booted from its host server in Inner Mongolia late last month, and relocating to Beijing hasn't seemed to help as the site—as...

Cuba: The latest arrest of dissident Dr. Darsi Ferrer Ramírez

Up to 10:30am (EST) this morning I could find no mention in the online versions of mainstream media outlets of the detention of Dr. Dariel “Darsi” Ferrer Ramírez and the...

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