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· November, 2007

Stories about Breaking News from November, 2007

Egypt: Activist's Yahoo Account Suspended

Egyptian blogger Wael Abbas, whose YouTube account has recently been suspended, suffers a new blow (Ar) – this time from Yahoo – which has since disabled his Yahoo email account.

Special Coverage: Middle East Peace 2007

The Middle East Question has grabbed the international headlines for more than half a century. It is now the turn of the region's netizens to vent off and add their...

Caribbean: Earthquake Tremors

Just a few hours ago, the Caribbean experienced strong tremors from an earthquake that originated off the coast of Martinique - regional bloggers talk about what it was like.

Egypt: Rumours of Ministerial Change

Zeinobia from Egypt writes: “There are rumours that there will be a possible ministerial change today. I do not know if this is true or not.”

Philippines: Rebel Soldiers Take Over Manila Hotel

News from the blogosphere in the Philippines of the latest attempt by the 2003 coup leaders to get rid of the current administration in Philippines.

Annapolis: The View from the Middle East

With leaders and politicians from the Middle East and far afield meeting in Annapolis, US, over brokering a peace deal between Israel and its Arab neighbours, the mood remains somber,...

Japan: Blog Queen takes a break

Gravure idol, talento and blog queen Wakatsuki Chinatsu announced today that she would be taking time off from blogging. The final entry posted today at her official blog attracted thousands...

Lebanon: Unconstitutional State of Emergency

The government is going to announce that the state of emergency is unconstitutional because apparently the constitution says that the government must announce it and it should be signed by...

Lebanon: State of Emergency..Or Not

Lebanon is in a political limbo after parliament failed to elect a successor for President Emile Lahoud today. Hours before the end of his term, Lahoud ordered the army to...

China: Bankrupt ant farmers prepare to protest

Shenyang was mobbed today with furious ex-ant farmers, former employees of Yilishen, a media darling and one of China's most well-known brands in the health supplement market, as the company...

Bahamas: Fashion Designer Murdered

“The second brutal murder in the same neighbourhood in two days”: Nicolette Bethel reports on the passing of Bahamian fashion designer Harl Taylor.

Iraq: Awakening

Can it really be true? Dare I say it? Iraq is actually getting safer? What with a new movement called 'Awakening' throwing Al-Qaeda out of Baghdad suburbs; Reports that violence...

Iraq: Football Players Seek Asylum in Australia

Three Iraqi football players are seeking asylum in Australia, says Iraqi blogger Ladybird.

Bahamas: RIP Dr. Mac

“We’re grieving because of the kind of man we’ve lost. And we’re grieving because his was a violent death”: Nicolette Bethel mourns the loss of Thaddeus Macdonald, Dean of the...

Syria: Mourning Lost Sailors

This week, the Syrian coast was washed in the black color of mourning, after the shocking news of the Syrian vessel [Georgian flagged, but owned and operated fully by Syrian...

Bangladesh: Hurricane Sidr and the aftermath

Sidr is a category 4 Hurricane (deadlier than Katrina) raged its severest onslaughts packing winds of 240 kph (150mph) on the southern coast of Bangladesh from about 5:30pm Thursday to...

China: Professor Shot to Death by Police

Liu Xiaoyuan comments on a recent news about an assistant professor being shot to death in Guangzhou city by local police (zh). According to the police report, the gunshot was...

China: Democrat claims he was forced out of election

It's election season in China again, and so far that means at least one accusation of vote-fixing against independent candidates; this time it's a retired professor in eastern China's Shandong...

Mongolia: Politicians Die in Car Accidents

Konchog Norbu reports that two – nearly simultaneous – serious car accidents have taken away lives of two prominent and respected public figures, Mr. Narantsatsralt, an MP and former Mongolian...

Chile: Earthquake in Northern Chile

Gerardo Espíndola provides up to the minute coverage at El Morrocotudo [es] of an earthquake in Arica, Chile..

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