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· April, 2007

Stories about North America from April, 2007

Iraq: Why are the Democrats Doing This?

Iraqi blogger Omar doesn't mince his words when addressing the Democrats. “Why are the Democrats doing this?” he rants. Instead of trying to come up with ideas to help they...

Iraq: The Wall of Segregation

Iraqi blogger Emad Khadduri links to a post by another Iraqi blogger - Riverbend- on the controversial wall being erected around Iraqi towns. “According to plans the Iraqi puppets and...

Armenia: US Election Assistance

Oneworld Multimedia highlights some US technical assistance for Armenia's upcoming parliamentary election.

Armenia: Rally Video

Armenia Blog posts video from the rally held outside the Turkish consulate in Los Angeles to mark the anniversary of the Armenian genocide.

Poland: A View on VT Tragedy

A Polish view on the Virginia Tech tragedy – at Warsaw Station: “Minutes after the tragedy on Monday, Polish news programs were running headlines like: “W Ameryce można kupić broń...

Syrian-American Relations

Syrian-American relations come under the spotlight in this article posted by Joshua Landis on his blog Syria Comment.

Muslim Brotherhood: America At Crossroads

Documentary America at Crossroads caught the attention of another blogger writing in Arab affairs. Writing at The Arabist , Ursula Lindsey says: ‘Flipping channels, I happened on a segment of...

China: Blame Canada?

Google seizes up before any results appear in a search for 'Celil,' 'Canada' (in Chinese) and '2007,' fitting given that a proxified search turns up no Chinese language media reports...

Bahrain: On the Great Wall of Adhamiya

Bahraini blogger emoodz wonders whether the US got the inspiration for erecting the Great Wall of Adhamiya in Iraq from the movie 300. “So much for the democracy practiced in...

Algeria: America at Crossroads

Algerian blogger Nouri watched documentary series America At Crossroads and shares his thoughts on the production here.

Jamaica: Caribbean Film wins Outstanding Feature

Jamaican Geoffrey Philp takes note of Caribbean filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon's A Winter Tale, which was honoured as Outstanding Canadian Feature at the 7th annual ReelWorld Film Festival.

Peru: Peruvian Student Killed in VT Massacre

Peruvian bloggers have been mourning the loss of Daniel Pérez Cueva, a Peruvian student who was killed in the Virginia Tech shooting. The party blog of the Popular American Revolutionary...

Arabisto: Egyptian Virginia Tech Victim Ignored by Media

“Friends of Virginia Tech shooting victim Waleed Shaalan, from Egypt, are calling him a hero. Friends have told this news station in Virginia that Waleed distracted shooter Seung Hui-Cho, so...

Lebanon: Too Much Media Attention for Virginia Tech Shooting

Lebanese blogger _z. is in two minds about writing about the Virginia Tech massacre because “I still think that too much media and commotion around this subject, will surely make...

Iraq: US Intentions in Sudan

“Is the US hostile policy against Sudan to legitimize building military bases in east Africa??” asks Iraqi blogger Lady Bird.

Bahamas, Trinidad & Tobago: More Thoughts on VT

Posting from Trinidad, Thebookmann is concerned that the media has played into the VT gunman's “sick little cold, dead hands” by broadcasting footage of the killer “unleashing his hateful rage...

Russia: Reactions to Virginia Tech

Sean's Russia Blog and Lyndon's Scraps of Moscow examine the reaction of the Russian media and bloggers to the tragedy at Virginia Tech.

Arabeyes: Thoughts on the Virginia Tech Massacre

For Algerian student Nouri, who studies in the US, the shooting at Virginia Tech is too close to home for comfort. He links to the above photograph, from the Washington...

The Moroccan blogosphere reacts to the Virginia Tech massacre

These past few days, the world's eyes have been turned toward the Virginia Tech massacre; the Moroccan blogosphere in particular notes the connection that Fox News has tried to make...

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: VT Tragedy Hits Home

Writing from Jamaica, The Life and Times of Michmac is saddened by the tragedy at Virgina Tech, yet relieved that “somebody up there is looking out for me”. And TNTLime.com...

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