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· September, 2007

Stories about Breaking News from September, 2007

30 September 2007

Ukraine: Election Coverage

Morocco: Berbers can be blonde

Major media outlets and bloggers went into a frenzy a few days ago when a blurry photograph taken by a Spanish tourist in Morocco's Rif mountain region showed a small...

Myanmar: “Oh yeah, everything is fine”

Myanmar blogger MoeMaKa Media writes about the need for consensus in statements made by Burmese citizens abroad in order to effectively support the struggle in Myanmar.

28 September 2007

Myanmar: Internet Blocked

The follwing post is from a Burmese blogger who wishes to remain anonymous. There have been massive support from Myanmar bloggers for the current protest activities, and the whole Myanmar...

Myanmar: Soldiers fighting each other

China: Bloggers side with Burmese monks

Chinese government talk of non-intervention in the violent crushing of democracy protests this week in the Myanmar capital Yangon hasn't resonated much with a number of high-profile Chinese bloggers, with...

25 September 2007

Myanmar: Voices from the Region

Myanmar's government is warning the protesters to stay off the streets following a large demonstration in Yangon yesterday. The protesters are being led by monks and they are demanding more...

22 September 2007

Morocco: Morocco Welcomes New Prime Minister

Following the September 7 elections, Moroccan King Mohammed VI appointed a new prime minister, Abbas el-Fassi, to replace Driss Jettou, who had served in that position since 2002. El-Fassi, who...

Iraq: Repugnant Black Water

Salam Adil discusses the reactions of Iraqi bloggers to Black Water, a private security firm, which has recently killed at least eight Iraqi civilians while driving American diplomats through the...

19 September 2007

Lebanon: MP Antoine Ghanem Assassinated

Member of the Lebanese Parliament Antoine Ghanem was assassinated today by a bomb that targeted his car in Beirut’s suburb of Sin el-Fil, Hursh Tabet area. Mr. Ghanem, 64, was...

Lebanon: Terrorist Explosion

18 September 2007

Bangladesh: Yet another Muhammed cartoon controversy

Alpin is one satirical cartoon supplement of the Daily Prothom Alo, which claims to be the most popular Bangla Newspaper in Bangladesh. In the 6th page of its 431th issue...

16 September 2007

Thailand: Phuket Plane Crash

Bloggers in Thailand and the region are posting about the air crash at Phuket airport this afternoon. Phuket is a popular tourist destination in Thailand and many locals and foreigners...

13 September 2007

Japan: Prime Minister Abe Steps Down

After less than a year in office, with approval ratings dropping to record lows after a recent humiliating upper house election defeat, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo finally took the...

12 September 2007

Russia: Surprise Nomination of Victor Zubkov

President Vladimir Putin accepted the resignation of Russia’s prime minister Mikhail Fradkov today and perplexed Russia-watchers by nominating Victor Zubkov, the little-known head of the Federal Financial Monitoring Service, for...

Indonesia: Quake Hits Indonesia, Felt in Singapore and Bangkok

An earthquake measuring 7.9 struck near Sumatra Island in Indonesia. Officials in Malaysia, Indonesia and India have issued tsunami warnings. South East Asians are already blogging about the tremors they...

Japan: Prime Minister Abe Resigns

7 September 2007

Morocco election photoblog lets voters talk politics with pictures

Millions of Moroccans headed to the polls today to take part in a political process many lament will only offer the Moroccan people more of the same. So if voters...

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