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· December, 2007

Stories about Breaking News from December, 2007

Arabeyes: Sad for Bhutto

News of the murder of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was received with shock across the Middle East. Bloggers reacted in awe, shock, anger and submission to the hopelessness...

Bahrain: Bhutto – Martyr of Freedom

Bahraini blogger Hayat (Ar) describes assassinated former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto as the ‘martyr of freedom.’

Egypt: Murad and the Freedom of Speech

Judge Murad lost his case and the court ruled in favour of freedom of speech. The Administrative Judicial Court issued a sentence in Case No. 15575 / 61, which was...

Egypt: Bidding Farewell to Bhutto

Egyptian bloggers couldn't stop themselves from writing about the assassination of one of the bravest women in the Muslim world, and may be the whole world. Carmen – Diasporic Discontents...

China: Official Olympics channel's unveiling ceremony crashed

How did a couple's marital issues become today's top sports story? She's a prominent Beijing television broadcaster, he's one of Chinese sports news' top official faces for the Olympics; she...

Morocco: Shock at Benazir Bhutto's Death

Following yesterday's news of Benazir Bhutto's assassination, Moroccan bloggers react to the tragedy. Jillian York and Lydia Beyoud sum up a spate of reactions from the Anglophone and Francophone blogoma.

Venezuela: Lesson to Be Learned from Bhutto

Daniel from Venezuela News and Views says that there is a lesson in leadership to be learned from Benzir Bhutto.

Pakistan: Bhutto's Death and Impending Elections

Still reeling with the shock, The Emergency Times, which has kept a very close eye on the unfolding political situation in Pakistan, writes At this tragic moment in the history...

Special Coverage: The assassination of Benazir Bhutto

Given the volume of commentary from bloggers throughout the world about the assassination of ex-prime minister of Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto, earlier today in Rawalpindi, we have set up a Special...

Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago, Pakistan: RIP Bhutto

“Benazir Bhutto was for me an inspiration. She was fierce. She was bold. She was beautiful and smart and fearless”: Puerto Rican born blogger Liza Sabater recognizes Bhutto as a...

Singapore: Remembering Bhutto

Dsng.net remembers attending a lecture by Benazir Bhutto. “Assassination news is always shocking, and for some reason even more so when you've seen the person in question.”

Pakistan: Reactions to Bhutto's death

Benazir Bhutto's death has come as a shock to many of the bloggers writing from and about Pakistan. While Bhutto's politics may be controversial, her assasinaton comes at a time...

RIP: Benazir Bhutto of Pakistan

Pakistan's Benazir Bhutto (54) was assassinated in Rawalpindi earlier today at a political rally. Ironically according to media reports Rawalpindi is one of the most secure cities in Pakistan and...

China:Seething Eve on Nankai Campus

Though it is not the first time for a crash between pass-by vehicles and students riding bicycles, in the campus of Nankai University, such a significant accident is unprecedented. Hundreds...

Cuba, Pakistan: Bhutto Reportedly Killed in Bombing

Babalu Blog reports that the Pakistan Opposition Leader, Benazir Bhutto, has been killed in a bombing attack.

Trinidad & Tobago: Lara's Return?

West Indies Cricket Blog wonders whether there is more than meets the eye regarding Brian Lara's “intention to make himself available to play first class cricket for Trinidad & Tobago...

China: Outraged Students Crushing Car

Sohu forum posted a witness report on a mass incident at Nankai University at Christmas Eve: A car crashed with a bicycle in the university campus, the car owner demanded...

Saudi Arabia: Leading Blogger Arrested

The Arab Blogger's Observatory (Ar) announced the arrest of pioneer Saudi blogger Fuad Al Farhan. The site did not cite any reasons for his arrest.

Bahrain: Riot Police Burn House

Bahraini blogger Hayathoo (Ar) was at the heart of riots in Bahrain. This video shows youth being attacked by riot police, who also burned a house in the area.

Bermuda: Election Results

The Bermuda election results are in – Politics.bm says: “Accountability and government reform in Bermuda politics is officially dead”, while The Devil Island congratulates the winning party and hopes “that...

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