· August, 2007

Stories about North America from August, 2007

Russia: North Pole Flag-Planting

  6 August 2007

The Accidental Russophile posts a detailed entry on the Russian North Pole flag-planting; Tim Newman of White Sun of the Desert writes that though the Russians he knows are proud, North Pole shouldn't be this country's priority right now; Siberian Light calls Russia's recent behavior “little more than expensive grandstanding”;...

Egypt: Death of a Teenager in Police Station

In this week's round up from Egypt, Zeinobia is commenting on two stories hitting the headlines in Egypt these days about the Egyptian Judges Club disagreements with the Minister of Justice and the horrific death of a teenager in a police station. Justice for All is reacting to today's collapse of Minnesota Bridge. Missing Egypt who is on a visit to Cairo has an interesting social blog post about Egyptian family traditions. Free Kareem is reporting Reporters without Borders' request to French President Nicolas Sarkozy regarding imprisoned blogger Abdel Kareem Nabil Suleiman. Finally, Tark3at Keyboard is telling us about the new decision on internet subscription that angered Egyptians.

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