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· November, 2005

Stories about Weblog from November, 2005

Turkey is Typing…..

Welcome to the week that was in the Turkish Blogosphere…. Both Metroblogging:Istanbul and Turkish Torque reported this week about the new Picasso in Istanbul exhibit at the Sakip Sabanci Museum...

From the Jordanian Blogosphere

Jordan: A New Government in the Making The newly appointed Prime Minster has been announced, being Marouf Bakhit. Naseem Tarawneh thinks that this might help the path to reform. Khalaf...

Haiti on the Internet – a chat with Alice Eddie Backer

Haitian American blogger Alice Eddie Backer My conversation with Nicholas Laughlin about the Caribbean blogosphere has elicited some strong reactions from Caribbean bloggers. Haitian-American blogger Alice Eddie Backer, a lawyer...

Thuggery is the solution

The second stage of Egpytian elections were marked by violence and wide spread irregularities. Officially one died during the first run of the elections and several wounded. But opposition newspapers...

Echoes from the Tunisian blogosphere

The 8th Tunisian blogger meetup was held last Friday with international guests Rebecca MacKinnon, Jeff Ooi, Mite Nishio and Isam Bayazidi. A lot of blogs followed here, here, here, here...

Blogging the latest news South African style

As we approach World Aids Day on the 1st of December, South Africa's controversial and unpopular Minister of Health, Manto Tshabalala- Msimang, has caused yet another stir. Known as “Dr.Garlic”...

Kiswahili Blogosphere This Week

Cows, human beings and camels – Indian Ocean, Tanzania by Michuzi Official records in Tanzania and elsewhere state that in 1964 Tanganyika and Zanzibar united to form the United Republic...

Don’t Bomb Us – A blog by Al Jazeera Staffers

I've just got a tip from a staff member at Al Jazeera that they have just started a blog. Don’t Bomb Us – A blog by Al Jazeera Staffers is...

Pulse of the Saudi Blogosphere

This week was even quieter than last week in the Saudi blogosphere. However, we can still find some interesting posts from here and there. Unfortunately, most of our featured posts...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Foreigners residing in Bolivia make up a good chunk of those blogging about the country. Some have lived in various cities in Bolivia for quite some time and others are...

Travels in the Kurdish Blogosphere

Iraqi Election Madness! As Iraq prepares for the December 15th parlimentary elections, the Kurdish bloggers are preparing as well. Vahal Abdulrahman from Dear Baghdad announced the formation of a new...

Cambodia: Euthanasia Websites, Water Festival, and More

Euthanasia Websites An American citizen who owned websites advocating ‘euthanasia tourism’ in Kampot, a French-era beach town, has been sued by Kampot Province's governor for false information and defamation. “You...

Open letter to all Costa Ricans and Nicaraguans

Dear brethren: During these ominous days for the relations between our peoples, I would like to issue a call to prudence on both sides of our common border. A stupid...

Iranian Blogs: WSIS & Human Rights

Shirin Ebadi, Noble Laureate, was one of speakers in World Summit for Information & Society in Tunisia. According to Ravi(Link in Persian), Mrs. Ebadi spoke about censorship, jailed bloggers and...

Voices from Zimbabwe Plus

Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe took center stage a couple of times at WSIS in Tunis last week. First up was Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's president calling for an end to the use of...

Global Voices wins a Best of the Blogs

Global Voices has won a Best of the Blogs award from Deutsche Welle. We're thrilled to be honored as the jury's choice for the Best Journalistic Blog in English. Other...

New Specialist Blogs: A Growing Chilean Opportunity

Inside the Chilean Blogs world, we have a specialist blog community. This community is characterized by people that have worked for the government, or are in the academic field, participate...

This Week in Palestinian Blogs: More than Checkpoints

Yesterday the 20th of November was the Universal Children's Day. Happy anniversary children of the World, may you celebrate this year and every year with joy, health and peace… Palestine...

Afghanistan Blogs: Dead Poetess, Violence & Liberation

Guftugo ( it means dialogue), an Afghan blogger, writes about Nadia Anjoman, poetess who was murdered by her husband in Herat. Many say jealousy motivated husband to kill this young...

Pakistan: Damage to Pakistani Nuclear Facilities because of Quake

Pakistan: Damage to Pakistani Nuclear Facilities because of Quake

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