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· October, 2008

Stories about Disaster from October, 2008

9 October 2008

Indonesia: Views on the U.S. Financial Crisis

Americans are afraid of another Great Depression as the Wall Street crisis continues to worsen. Meanwhile, many Indonesians are afraid that the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis will happen again if...

Afghanistan: Hitch on heroin

China: Lifan Landslide

8 October 2008

Nepal: Plane crash in Lukla

Tanzania: When Eid ul-Fitr came with tears

What do Tanzania Swahili bloggers think about the tragedy that hit Tanzania recently? 20 people died in a stampede while celebrating Eid El Fitr at a special disco for young...

6 October 2008

Egypt: The Fire Series Continues

After the iconic Parliament building and the National Theatre, the fire monster is at work in Egypt's textile district in El Mahalla El Kobra, reports Nermeen Edress. Egyptian bloggers are...

Jamaica, Haiti: School Term Delayed

5 October 2008

China milk scandal and Southeast Asia

Like the rest of the world, the China milk scandal has shocked Southeast Asian countries. China is the major trading partner of Southeast Asian nations. How did governments, consumers, and...

3 October 2008

China: Giving a hand to rescue U.S?

Now, the financial crisis originated from U.S is going to sweep the globe. As the closest trade partner of U.S, China is struggling over the question: should it give a...

Cuba: Helping the Victims

1 October 2008

Cuba: To Catch a Thief

Iran hit by Sandstorms

In recent weeks several Iranian cities in the south and southeast of country faced sandstorms. Several bloggers say that Iranian media did not cover these events, but they provided films...