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· February, 2008

Stories about North America from February, 2008

Serbia: Bloggers Discuss Kosovo Independence

Sinisa Boljanovic translates some more reactions from the Serbian blogosphere to the declaration of Kosovo independence.

Poland: U.S. Satellite Fears

A discussion of whether or not Poland is “in danger from exploding US spy satellite” – over at the beatroot.

Saudi Arabia: No Coffee for Women

From Saudi Arabia, Lalla Mona posts two pictures of signs: one from 1931 America which says “Public Swimming Pool: Whites Only” and the second from modern day Saudi Arabia which...

Sri Lanka: Not Obama

Deane's Dimension from Sri Lanka on why rooting for Obama is all fine, but why one really needs to look at his foreign and economic policy.

Kosovo & Serbia: Independence Blogging

Kosovo's declaration of independence from Serbia on Sunday, Feb. 17, has caused both celebrations and protests - as well as plenty of media coverage and an avalanche of blog posts....

Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A.: Fired For Blogging?

Trinidadian blogger Further Thoughts has only one thing to say about the firing of a CNN producer who was allegedly sacked for blogging.

Mexico: Calderon Visit to the United States

Mexican president Felipe Calderon recently visited the United States and the blog Enigmatario [es] provides some of the critics and praise received by the head of state.

Japan and U.S: U.S. Military Crime Record

Edward Chmura from Japundit reposts a list of U.S Military sex crime record in Okinawa since 1955.

Bangladesh: Virginia and Elections

Mash has updates from the US as Virginia goes to the polls.

Armenia: US, Russian-backed Regime Change?

Archuk's Blog, which has already asked who exactly woke up the former president, comments on reports that Levon Ter-Petrossian was recently in Moscow. The blogger says that while it's possible...

Algeria: On Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Algerian Nouri discusses his views on Ayaan Hirsi Ali.

Poland: Who Would Poles Vote For in U.S. Election?

The beatroot reports: “So Poles are Democrats, interestingly, and they are rooting for Hilary.” And adds in the comments section: “But it is interesting that Poles in Poland are going...

Armenia: Spelling Bee

Posts from Armenia, a Peace Corps Blog, reports on attempts to introduce Spelling Bee competitions in the country.

USA: Armenian, Azeri Lobbies Prepare for Election

Marilisa Lorusso's blog turns its attention to how the ethnic Armenian and Azerbaijani lobbies are attempting to influence the position of candidates for the U.S. presidential election.

Czech Republic, U.S.: Visa Regime Likely to End

The Czech Daily Word reports – here and here – that the visa regime with the United States is likely to end this year.

India: Religion and the U.S

Indian Muslims Blog explores the issue of religion in the presidential election in the U.S.

Saudi Arabia: Free Fouad DC Rally

A Free Fouad Rally was held outside the Saudi Embassy in Washington DC, writes Saudi Jeans. Fouad Al Farhan is still in prison after being detained by the Saudi authorities...

Egypt: Wael Abbas in the US Press

Ibn Al Dunya, from Egypt, sheds light on fellow blogger Wael Abbas, who was featured in a US publication.

India: After Super Tuesday

Indian Muslims Blog has an update on the electoral politics in the US, right after Super Tuesday.

Japan: Japanese bloggers on Super Tuesday

While Super Tuesday has come and gone in the U.S., conversations carry on in its wake among bloggers in the booming Japanese blogosphere. What do bloggers in the world's second...

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