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· October, 2006

Stories about Disaster from October, 2006

Lebanon: Political Uncertainty and Men

Many Lebanese blogs are reflecting the internal political bickering that is creating an atmosphere of uncertainty about the future of the country. Most of the posts in this weeks review...

Nigeria: poor air safety growing cause of concern

Jamaica, Dominica: Jean Rhys's “remarkably screwed up life”

Russia: Grozny War Diaries, 1994-95

“Every wall, every gate, every street has their signs of war in Grozny.” Like hundreds of other members of the Virtual Grozny Russian-language forum, Natasha Raslambekova lived in Chechnya's capital...

Pakistan: Blog-o-leader

With the advent of citizen journalism and the unrelenting popularity of blogs as the main source of honest opinion and news, it won't be long before the world leaders jump...

Myanmar: Flood Images

Philippines: The perfect storm

More than twenty typhoons enter the Philippines every year. But super typhoon Milenyo (international name: Xangsane) which recently hit the northern part of the country shocked everyone with its ferociousness...

Sri Lanka: NGOs and the Tsunami

Myanmar: Floods in Myanmar

Kurdistance

I choose to begin this week's article with a disclaimer which is spawned in response to comments I received on last week's edition of Kurdistance: the contents of my articles...

Iraq: Iraqi Kurdistan Book Drive

Air Collision in Brazil Triggers Strong Words of Blame

It's been a week since the collision of an Embraer Legacy 600 jet with GOL Airlines 737-800 Flight 1907 which plunged into the Amazon jungle Friday, killing all 154 people...

Lebanon: Men, Women and Post-War Issues

The Lebanese blogosphere keeps growing day after day. Rampurple, who is a member of the Lebanese Blogger Forum and who maintains the Lebanese Aggregator in addition to her own blog...

Philippines: Regulating Billboards

Apocalypso Now: T&T bloggers on last Friday's earthquake

FEW THINGS say more about a nation's character than the way its citizens react to a natural disaster, potential or otherwise. Some would suggest that Trinidad and Tobago's bloggers aren't...

Vietnam: Xangsane in Vietnam

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