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· July, 2006

Stories about War & Conflict from July, 2006

Georgia: Kodori

Vasili Rukhadze has a detailed and informative post on Georgia's recent capture of the Kodori Gorge from a rebel warlord, noting the significance of the event in Georgian and regional...

Kenya: Mourning a father

“Next year will be 25 years since you were shot ruthlessly and left to die in some ditch,” writes Farmgirl to her much-missed father. “Oh just want to tell you...

Serbia: Talks of War

Eric Gordy of East Ethnia writes on the talks of war and the pains of forming a viable democratic coalition in Serbia.

Russia: “Mystery Illness” in Chechnya

David McDuff of A Step At A Time has translated a Prague Watchdog/Radio Free Liberty broadcast on the “mystery illness” that affected more than 100 children in Shelkovsky district.

Tour Nepal, save Nepal

South Asia Biz tells why the tourists around the world should travel Nepal. With the restoration of a democratic government and the end of Maoist insurgency, there are plenty of...

This Week In Palestinian Blogs: World On Fire

While the flames of war engulf Lebanon, Gaza is still under attack. Many of the victims have been Palestinian children, some barely a year old; and as their families prepare...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

With all the war and suffering I just don't feel like blogging. But todays post is important and I feel it is my duty to write it. If you read...

Iran: No bombs on Tehran!

Visible Track has published a photo of Tehran at night and says I could not imagine a day that my dear Tehran being bombed or destroyed like Beirut!

DRC: Documentary Video

The Salon posts a french-speaking video-documentary covering the last 6 year's events including the 6-day war between Rwandan and Ugandan armies, the assasination of Laurent Kabila and the promise of...

The Week That Was in Bahrain

Local events took the sidelines as Bahrain bloggers turned their attention to the war ravaging Lebanon this week.

Georgia: Abkhazia Tensions Rising

Matt Jay and Sean-Paul Kelly report on the rising tensions between Georgia and the separatist region of Abkhazia.

Nepal: Another Round Of Talks

The seven party alliance in power and the Maoists are gearing for yet another round of peace talks. Their last round that resulted in an eight point agreement came under...

Iran: Khatami writes letters too!

In Iraneno we read that Mohammad Khatami, former President wrote a letter to several important political, religious and academic personalities such as Nelson Mandel, Kofi Annan and Noam Chomsky to...

War in Lebanon and Privatization

The Lebanon war is still hot news in Iran and Iranian bloggers talk about it. By reading some blogs we discover a very original approach to protesting against war, taking...

Voices from the Caucasus

Russian tourists rest in the shade in the Novy Afon (New Athos) monastery near the capital of the Georgian breakaway region of Abkhazia – by eurutuf What follows is a...

Georgia: Excuse to Invade

Matt Jay rounds up news on Georgia's military operations against a local warlord who controls the Kodori Gorge, the only part of the breakaway region of Abkhazia controlled by Tbilisi....

Bangladesh: The crisis in Lebanon

How Bangladesh is responding to the crisis in Lebanon at imperfect world 2006.

Colombia: The Casa de Paz

Adam Isacson writes from Medellín, where he describes his visit to the Casa de Paz: “The sole resident of the Casa de Paz is Francisco Galán, an ELN guerrilla leader...

Russia: Kremlin's Big Fish Fishing

Yuri Mamchur of Russia Blog writes about the current regime's idea of fishing: the “big fish” are Mikhail Khodrkovsky's former business partner Leonid Nevzlin, currently based in Israel, and two...

Middle East reaction: Petition

Aba Boy links to a petition called “Save the Lebanese Civilians”.

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