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· September, 2007

Stories from Quick Reads from September, 2007

Ukraine: Election Coverage

For the ongoing coverage of today's general election in Ukraine, visit Orange Ukraine (an overview of the day, foreign media coverage roundup and more), and Ukrainiana.

Iran:A video about Transsexuality

IranianTruth informs us about a short video on “transsexuality in Iran” authored by Yasmin Vossoughian & Kouross Esmaeli.

Ecuador: Undecided Voters for Constituent Assembly Vote

Ecuador Elige [ES] asks “have you decided?” in regards to Sunday's elections of representatives to the Constituent Assembly noting that the latest poll shows a 38% level of undecided voters.

South Africa: Preparing for the worst

Soldier of Africa posts photos under the title, Preparing for the worst.

Poland, Ireland: Politics Comparison

Our Man in Gdansk compares “Polish politics and normal, Irish politics.”

Ukraine: Bookmaker's Predictions

LEvko of Foreign Notes posts a bookmaker's predictions on the outcome of Sept. 30 vote – and makes his own.

Sri Lanka: Failed States and Colonialism

Tiny Little Fractures on the case for colonialism resting on claims of a failed state.

Pakistan: Musharraf in uniform

All Things Pakistan on the Supreme Court ruling that Musharraf will be allowed to contest the upcoming elections in uniform.

Kuwait: 1,000 Women in Swimsuits

A 1,000 women in swimsuits? Fonzy, a Lebanese blogger living in Kuwait, wishes the record would be broken over and over again.

Palestine: Digital Resistance

Palestinian Haitham Sabbah writes about digital resistance in this post.

Iran:3000 Hungry Workers

According[Fa] to Kaargar (means worker), 3000 workers in Haft Tapeh sugar cane factory in Khuzestan province,started a strike on Saturday.The blogger says that workers protested against their poor conditions and...

Ukraine: “Who's Who in Political Advertising”

Taras of Ukrainiana has collected videos of campaign advertising by seven Ukrainian blocs and parties – and has translated their messages into English. An invaluable resource for anyone who would...

Myanmar: Japanese Reactions to Journalist's Killing

New Mandala has summary of reactions from Japan on the Japanese Video journalists killing by Myanmar troops.

Romania: Esquire Magazine, Issue #2

Owlspotting comments on the second issue of Esquire Romania.

Poland: Football, Language, and Journalism

Our Man in Gdansk writes about one Argentine football player's attempt to learn Polish.

Ukraine: Bewildered in Kyiv

Carpetblogger exposes Kyiv's bewildering dimension.

Nepal: Protests and Indian Idol

A controversy erupts as an Indian RJ makes derogatory remarks about the Indian Idol winner who is of Nepali origin. United We Blog! has insight and perspective.

India: Lesbians and Values

Confessions From The Closet writes blogging about being a lesbian and a few harsh comments.

Jordan: Help the Needy

Jordanian Naseem Tarawnah urges his readers to join a group which aims to help the needy during the holy month of Ramadan.

Iran Invites Bush to Speak

Desert Peace from Israel links to a news article in which Iran invites President Bush to speak at an Iranian university.

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