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· May, 2005

Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from May, 2005

Tuesday Global Blog Roundup

East Asia China Daily runs a USA Today article about a Chinese knock-off of American Idol, but, as Asiapundit points out, forgets to remove an embarrassing bit of copy. CSR...

Monday World Blog Roundup

SOUTH ASIA: Photo: “Cheapest Commuter” by Karachiblog. Kiruba reports on the Nth Chennai bloggers’ meeting. SelectiveAmnesia has pictures. MIDDLE EAST: Iran's Guardian Council has released its approved list of presidential...

Friday World Blog Roundup

Central Asia: Kudos to Lyndon at Scraps of Moscow and Nathan at Registan.net for their excellent collection of posts and links, aggregating and translation (by Lyndon) of information about the...

Uzbekistan breaking news

Thanks to Registan.net for pointing out that the “Scraps of Moscow” blog is translating news and analysis from the Russian press on the Uzbekistan protest and crackdown story… in which...

Thursday World Blog Roundup

Africa: Picture via Sotho, drawn by 13-year old McGlen of Johannesburg, South Africa. He wants to be a veterinarian. Courtesy Creative Connections. Thinkers Room says it shouldn't be this hard....

Wednesday World Blog Roundup

Africa: Congrats to Jewels in the Jungle on the first anniversary of this excellent African issues blog. Jewels is running a great series of photos of Ugandan schoolchildren by photographer...

Monday World Blog Roundup

Middle East: Woodstock in the sand dunes? Chan'ad Bahraini has a long report and many photos on a large and peaceful protest in Bahrain demanding constitutional reform. (No sign of...

Wednesday World Blog Roundup

Middle East: Chan'ad Bahraini has a series of good photos and a long blog post about Tuesday's demonstration in front of Bahrain's Ministry of Information. He says 40-50 people gathered...

Tuesday World Blog Roundup

Middle East: Firas Georges of Iraq&Iraqis reflects on Iraq's future from Dubai while on his first-ever vacation outside of Iraq. (Photo of Emirates Towers, Dubai, by Saudi) Iraq the Model...

Monday: What the world's bloggers care about today

Inspiration of the Day from Africa: Comic Seriosity Balance tells us about a new comic strip launched by Schoolnet Namibia. Called Ha Ti! or “Listen Up!”, the comic strip “spreads...

About our Central Asia & Caucasus coverage

Paolo Sorbello is the Central Asia editor. Email him story ideas or volunteer to write.

Arzu Geybullayeva is the South Caucasus editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.


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