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· May, 2005

Stories about Japan from May, 2005

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. Afromusing thinks Kenya needs a “hygrid.” Special Blog Coverage: Iranian Presidential elections: Mr. Behi thinks U.S. pressure on Iran over...

Tuesday World Blog Roundup

Iran: Iranian presidential candidate Dr. Mostafa Moeen recently met with bloggers. (Moeen also has his own blog in Persian.) Adventures of Mr. Behi has a detailed account – in English! – of the meeting. If you click through nothing else on this post today, click through to that. Omid of...

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 this story in the mainstream Western media that I have found.) He says the protest had a “Woodstock feel” to...

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 to oppose the ministry's decision to press charges against three moderators of the online forum BahrainOnline.org, one of whom is...

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 gives an English summary of a firsthand blog account in Arabic about a freshly discovered mass grave. Riverbend of Baghdad...

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