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· October, 2007

Stories about North America from October, 2007

Jamaica: A Case for Justice?

Azerbaijan: Terrorist Attack Foiled

Japan: Racial profiling in the U.S. and Japan

Russia: Bloggers On George W. Bush and “Russian DNA”

The U.S. president's recent comments about "Russian DNA" did not cause as much of an uproar as did race comments by James Watson, a co-discoverer of the structure of DNA...

Iran:First step towards USA-Iran war

Turkey: Media Interview

The team at Metroblogging Istanbul were interviewed by The Washington Post for the series How the world sees America – Amar C. Bakshi talks to America's lovers and haters around...

Armenia: Condoleezza Rice Against Genocide Bill

Bangladesh: Bloggers mobilise against domestic violence

(Logo credit: Amnesty International) October is Domestic Violence Awareness month in the USA, devoted to connecting battered women’s advocates across the nation to work together to end violence against women...

Cuba: US to Encourage Democratic Change?

Slovenia: Lipizzaner; MojVideo

Russia: Bloggers Discuss James Watson

James Watson, an American Nobel Prize-winning geneticist, provoked international outrage when The Sunday Times quoted him on race issues on Oct. 14. The news of the controversy produced a certain...

U.S., Russia: Aleksandr Shevchenko on Trial for Murder

Iran:Showdown with Iran

Armenian Genocide Resolution in the U.S. Congress — Righting a Historical Wrong?

It's not often that Armenia makes international headlines across the globe, but when it does it's usually because of one issue that remains fiercely debated until this day — the...

Iran:Save Oceans

Syria: Watching Iraq News Unfold

Iran:Global Warming and our brains

Iran:Paris Marashi writes about Pop!Tech

Qatar: Al Jazeera and the Washington Post

Dubai: Impressing US TV Viewers

“I was impressed with the interview that CBS 60 Minutes reporter Steve Croft did with Dubai Emir Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum. The interview and tour of Dubai aired Sunday...

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