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· September, 2007

Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from September, 2007

29 September 2007

Kazakhstan: Big politics and human lives

While the usual discussions about political cobwebs and oil business intrigues kept the Kazakhstani bloggers busy, two dramatic incidents stood out: A rocket crash potentially threatening the health of thousands...

24 September 2007

World Reaction to the UN Declaration on Indigenous Rights

In every society in which they find themselves, the world's 370 million indigenous peoples are among the most vulnerable and marginalized. After over 22 years of negotiations and consultations, the...

22 September 2007

Afghanistan: The Not-So-Obvious Problems

Joshua Foust takes a survey of some of the less "sexy" problems facing Afghanistan.

Uzbekistan: A nation's great loss

On September 7, 2007, a sunny Friday morning, Tashkent and the whole country were struck with sad news. Mark Weil, the legendary artistic director of the famed Ilkhom Theatre was...

13 September 2007

Afghanistan: Remembering September 11, 2001

Joshua Foust spent September 11, 2007 thinking about what he calls "the original war on terror," in Afghanistan. He collects local opinion and searches for hope amid the chaos.

Kazakhstan: Energy Twists and Media Tricks

Be it the crisis of the country's biggest oil project or the biases of the national media: Both big stories from Kazakhstan this week demonstrate that power is concentrated in...

11 September 2007

Video-blogging from battlefield in Afghanistan

Vaughan Smith, founder of the Frontline Club for journalists in London, is video-blogging from Afghanistan on Frontline's blog. On September 1, 2007 he reported on a battle between British and...

6 September 2007

Afghanistan: Culture, Clash

In this week's Afghanistan blog tour, Joshua Foust reports about culturally insensitive footballs, the beautiful city of Herat, suicide bombs in Kabul and a lack of foreign investment.

Kazakhstan: Sham Elections

The fallout from the 18 August 2007 parliamentary elections is still having an impact on local and international bloggers. Apathy, resignation, anger, surprise - there were many emotions for a...

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