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· December, 2006

Stories about Politics from December, 2006

Bombs in Bangkok

It was not a good start to the new year in Bangkok as a series of bombs exploded in the city killing two people and injuring several others. From 2Bangkok's...

The Saudi Blogosphere this Past Week

Sleeping blogs, zombie computers, Saudi driving culture, Saddam Hussein's hanging, Arabic MTV, Saudi lesbian bloggers, Christmas, and more in this week's roundup. Let's get this started… Relating to the demise...

Russia, Belarus: “Gazilla”

There's a distinct sense of deja vu this New Year's Eve: Gazprom, Russia's largest (and state-controlled) company and the world's biggest extractor of natural gas, is in the spotlight again,...

The Iranian Blogestan on Saddam Hussein's death

Several Iranian bloggers talked about Saddam Hussein's death and remembered the Iran-Iraq war. Alpar says this year can be considered one of the worst for dictators, adding that Monday's newspapers...

Trinidad & Tobago: Smeltdown

Saddam at the Iraqi Blogodrome…

… for the last time. Today I post without comment on blogger reactions to Saddam's execution. I'll be posting more updates as the blogs develops. From my honorary Iraqi of...

Russia: More On Litvinenko's Death

The Balkans: EU Enlargement

Iran:Ahmadinejad after defeat in Council of City Election

The Balkans: Main 2006 Stories

Iran:Sleepless Dictators

Burkina Faso: army-police dispute

Zimbabwe: Saddam's lesson for Mugabe

Somalia/Ethiopia: Ethiopia's invasion a good idea?

Somalia: Islamists should be stopped

Barbados: Caribbean integration

Ethiopia: angry at Ethiopia-Somali war

Bahamas, Guyana: Garlic pork and Guyanese politics

Ukraine: Socialists Against Prosecutor General

Latin America: “The year that was supposed to be awful”

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