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· June, 2006

Stories about Weblog from June, 2006

30 June 2006

Ukraine: World Cup Wishful Thinking

“We've got three victories! and there are three more left… Go, Ukraine!” – by LJ user lokizzz A popular joke about Ukraine's spectacular – and totally unforeseen – World Cup...

Immigration, Exile and Motherland!

Since the 1979 revolution millions of Iranian for various reasons have left Iran and started a new life somewhere else on this planet. Several university educated bloggers share their reasons...

Arabisc: Arabic Bloggers Ken, War and Women Rights

Summer holidays, women rights, war in Iraq and war in Palestine. These are some of the permanent scene in the Arabic language blogsphere these days. Here is some of what...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Its been a fascinating week – with so much to read I don't know where to begin. So here is my best effort. Read how the a mainstream media company...

Plants & Hippos

Some hippos are beautiful And plants are weird! They grow out of hippos bellies! By kikuyumoja on maisha

Rapping in USA – First impressions

K'Naan: Rapping about war He describes his first impression of America as “strange”, recalling the time his family first landed in New York. “I remember asking my father, ‘so this...

Voices from Central Asia and the Caucasus

Standing at the edge of the abyss close to Kyrgyzstan's Pik Lenin, let's not waste any time to present you the highlights from two weeks of online conversation from Central...

29 June 2006

Blogs& Beers with José Luis Orihuela

José Luis Orihuela (ES) is visiting Chile invited by International Communication Conference and Workshop (ES) . Taking this unique opportunity, different blogers invite José Luis to talk with Chilean blogers...

China: Crazy Football Commentator

Huang Jianxiang , one of the most popular football commentators of China Central Television, or CCTV, has been in the center of a controversy recently seen in both the mainstream...

China: Victims of China's Cultural Revolution, your stories can always be blogged (3/4)

Currently unable in today's political climate to have his years of research into the stories of those persecuted as right wing elements during China's ultra-left Cultural Revolution published, blogger-journalist Ran...

Global Food Blog Report #22

#1: Klephblog, no doubt over-caffeinated,  writes "How Coffee changed the Modern World," a great essay about this fruit of the Gods: This wondrous plant is a native of the new...

28 June 2006

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Este artículo también está disponible en español en el sitio Blogs de Bolivia Another election in Bolivia is only four days away. A dearth of information characterizes this election of...

Why No Mention of Slavery in African and Haitian Fiction?

Why is there so little mention of slavery in African and Haitian Fiction? That is the question that Togolese France-based blogger Kangni Alem addresses in a prolific and well-thought out...

Kurdistance:

No tricks or wittiness today folks, here is just the straight skinny on the Kurdish Blogosphere. Hiwa Hopes this week gives a great link to an article about the frustration...

More Football and This is Nigeria

Football fever is hot in the air and Nigerian bloggers share their thought. Aba Boy is Identifying with the French It was so easy (as a black person and an...

What are Indian Bloggers Talking About?

What are Indian Bloggers Talking About? Rudest City, Food, Weddings and Technology...

Bangladesh Blog Buzz

The latest happenings in Bangladesh related blogs around the world

West Africa: Football, Science Lag and missed priorities

We start this week's round-up with the exit of the last African country in this year's FIFA World Cup tournament (Germany 2006). The Trials & Tribulations of a Freshly-Arrived Denizen…of...

27 June 2006

Lusosphere blogs report the latest political twists in East Timor

Since the last report from the lusophone blogosphere, the crisis in East Timor has evolved with the country now divided between the President Xanana Gusmão and the Prime Minister Mari...

Belarus: The Language Issue

In a perfect world, languages would be nothing but a way for people to communicate with each other – no language would be considered superior or inferior, children would be...

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