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· October, 2007

Stories about War & Conflict from October, 2007

Russia, Serbia, Georgia: Kosovo Implications

TOL's Steady State writes that “if the application of the ‘Kosovo formula’ to the post-Soviet frozen conflicts takes place, then it will be cooked up in Moscow – that is...

Bangladesh: 1971 and War Criminals

Voice of Bangladeshi Bloggers on why it's high time the war criminals of 1971 were dealt with.

Palestine: People Starving

“Can i just say i m sick and tired of sitting here studying while knowing that people in Gaza don't have anything to eat?” asks Palestinian blogger Al Falasteenyia.

East Timor: Miracle

TimorSunshine thinks every child born in East Timor is a miracle.

Afghanistan: Private Military Contractors

Afghanistan Watch quotes an online foreign policy daily World Politics Review, which has published a piece devoted to the private security contractors in Afghanistan. As reported, the media has generally...

Korea: Denuclearization

Jae Young Lee from Ohmynews reports on the North Korea path to de-nuclearization.

Iraq: Think Peace Interview

Iraqi blogger Raed Jarrar posts a video of an interview conducted with him by Think Peace.

Russia: Mikhalkov's “12”

Ntalia Anonova reviews Nikita Mikhalkov's “12”: “The movie isn’t some exotic, tourist-y, BBC “country profile”-y jaunt through an ethnic conflict. It crushes you, resuscitates you, crushes you some more.”

Azerbaijan: Presidential Preferences

TOL's Steady State reports that a possible candidate for the 2008 presidential election in Azerbaijan is accusing the current authorities of “selling out” territory currently under the control of ethnic...

Pakistan: Blast in Rawalpindi

The Pakistani Spectator on a blast in Rawalpindi.

Iraq: Breathing Slowly

Iraqi Aunt Najma sums up her sentiments about life in Iraq as follows: “Breathing slowly.. In and out..that's what I have to do to keep myself from crying, and stay...

Afghanistan: NATO Leases Out?

Afghanistan Watch reports on the NAYO decision to lease cargo helicopters (perhaps, from Russia and Ukraine) because members of the alliance again refused to provide airlift out of their own...

Brazil: “Haiti is here, Haiti is not here”

Haiti has become a regularly commented on issue on the Brazilian blogosphere. The special connection between Brazil and Haiti was initiated in 2004, when Brazilian troops started to participate in...

Turkey: An Armenian in Istanbul

Despite warnings from fellow Armenians, Lara Aha at Life in Armenia visited Istanbul in Turkey last week to attend a seminar on women in conflict zones. The Diasporan blogger now...

Pakistan: Weeping for the Fatherland

A moving post at Truth Spring on the lives that are lost in Pakistan as violence strikes frequently.

Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados: Song for Burma

The Bajan Reporter discovers a wonderful new song recorded by Trinidad and Tobago calypsonian David Rudder in support of the people of Burma.

Touring Libyan Blogs: October 26 -The Black Day and the Security Council

Why is October 26 called "Day of Mourning" or "Black Day" in Libya and how is it commemorated? Libyan bloggers tell us more about the occasion in this post by...

Angola: Beauty Contest for Victims of Landmines

Desabafos Angolanos [PT] — a BOBs’ nominee from Angola — posts about ‘Miss Landmine‘, a project from a NGO from Oslo, Norway, aiming to call the attention to the landmine...

Iran:”Nuclear Bomb and Blackmail”

View from Iran shares her Iranian friend's opinon on Iranian nuclear crisis. This friend,Reza, says :“It’s not that I think that Iran will actually use a bomb.I think they’ll just...

Iran:First step towards USA-Iran war

Hassan Agha says[Fa] that USA started to impose sanctions against Iranian Revolutionary Guards and considers it as a terrorist group.The blogger writes it is the first step towards a USA-Iran...

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