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· January, 2007

Stories about Elections from January, 2007

Armenia: Election Monitor

Onnik Krikorian has a roundup of the latest news on Armenia's upcoming parliamentary election with a particular focus on efforts to provide transparency and to educate voters, something that blogger...

Algeria: Advice to Arab-Americans

Algerian blogger Nouri urges Arab Americans to take a closer look at candidates running in next year's US Presidential race before they cast their votes. “Arab Americans face a political...

Elections in Serbia

The first preliminary results of the Serbian parliamentary poll arrived less than an hour after the ballots closed at 20:00 on January 21. Some started celebration while members of the...

Ukraine: Two Years of Yushchenko's Presidency

Two years ago, Dan and Lesya McMinn of Orange Ukraine were among hundreds of thousands of people who came to Kyiv's Independence Square (Maidan Nezalezhnosti) on Jan. 23 to listen...

Philippines: Election season begins

It’s already election season! Campaigning for midterm elections will begin next month. On May 14, Filipinos will vote for members of Senate, Lower House and local government units. The Administration...

Albania: Election Posters

Our Man in Tirana posts pictures of election posters in Albania's capital.

Serbia: The Election

Europhobia and Balkan Baby write on the elections in Serbia.

Uzbekistan: Presidential Term Expires

Registan.net says that the term of Uzbekistan's president expires today, depending on how you look at it.

Terrorism in Assam and Illegal Bangladeshi immigrants, a take in Hindi!

These last two weeks have seen fairly good amount of activity in the Hindi Blogosphere. With the political & other elections season coming up, its hard to ignore it &...

DRC: Post-Election Landscape

Le Blog du Congolais summarizes the post-election landscape as follows (Fr): “The general trend is to wait and see. People are giving the President the benefit of the doubt ....

East Timor: Upcoming Elections

Dili-gence introduces the candidates who will be fighting the upcoming elections in East Timor.

Turkmenistan: The Campaign Trail

At neweurasia, Peter reports on developments in Turkmenistan's presidential campaign.

Caught On Camera: Human Rights Videos on GV

You'd be forgiven for thinking it's been Saddam, Saddam, Saddam, in recent weeks, but GV has covered other human rights videos that deserve a bit of limelight – so, in...

Serbia: Election Forecast

“In anticipation of the parliamentary elections in Serbia a week from today, an assessment and some hesitant predictions” – from East Ethnia.

Bangladesh: State of emergency, bloggers as information source

Bangladesh witnessed some dramatic changes recently. Last Thursday night president Iajuddin Ahmed declared a state of emergency and resigned as the chief of the caretaker government, the prime demand of...

Cameroon: meaningful elections?

Blogging at the sub-Saharan Africa Roundtable, Evan Weinberger wonders whether Cameroon is about to have free and fair elections, “After two more seriously flawed presidential elections, the last in 2004,...

Nigeria: what politicians really mean

Ijebu Man plans to writes a series of posts on the 2007 Nigerian elections. Here is the first one: “Its Election time in Naija in a couple of weeks and...

Croatia: Democracy for the Rich

Neretva River on democracy according to the Croatian government's spokesman: “…the poor should not be permitted to hold public office […], home ownership, possession of two cars and 50,000 Euros...

Bangladesh: Christmas & Eid celebrations, cold days and heated up politics

Like any other country Christmas was celebrated in Bangladesh with much enthusiasm. Tom of Bangladesh Barta shares his experience of celebrating Christmas in Bangladesh. Being a majority Muslim country should...

Russia: 2007 Forecast

Ruminations on Russia ruminates “on 2007 with half an eye on what happened in 2006.”

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