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· February, 2007

Stories about Western Europe from February, 2007

Iraq: US Allies No Longer Allies

The US allies are no longer its allies, rats are leaving the sinking ship and Canada is no longer in the flock. If you want to understand what I mean...

Trinidad & Tobago: Young and black in Babylondon

London-based Trinidadian Sinistra posts part two of her “Young and Black in Babylondon” series: ‘“So, what do you speak in the Caribbean? African?”’

Madagascar: Expulsions in France questioned

(courtesy of sarkostique) Stemming from ongoing racial tensions and amplified by the riots of last summer, fear of immigrants led the French ministry of homeland security to crack down on...

Martinique & Guadeloupe's Music Opened French César Awards

Martinique-based Internetrapide.com was happy to see the music of Martinique and Guadeloupe featured on the French equivalent of American Oscars(Fr): “The mistress of ceremony of the 2007 edition of the...

Touring Libyan Blogs: Between history, hair, leadership, cleaning the floor and many more stories

Most of us have studied some history, many of us think we know history, but the majority of us are really ignorant about large parts of our own history. That...

Free Kareem: Lusophone Blogs Join the Crusade

As soon as the information about the verdict circulated on the net, Portuguese posts commenting the 4 year in prison sentence given to blogger Abdel Kareem Suleiman started to appear....

Europe: Recycling

Wu Wei writes about rubbish recycling in the UK, Lithuania, Greece and Slovenia.

Hindi Blogoshere: Going Places, Tag Epidemic & Indibloggies!

Sorry for the late update, I've been busy off late & then went to a weekend holiday, so wasn't able to do my fortnightly roundup of the Hindi Blogosphere. So...

Arabisc: Bloggers Rally to Kareem's Support

Egyptian blogger Kareem Sulaiman was today (Thursday) sentenced to four years in prison for defaming Islam and Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak on his personal blog. Despite a support site, petitions...

Lusosphere: Reporting Carnival

Olha a cabra!! (parte 2) – Socoh.net After four days of official Carnival revelry — and seven weeks of regular preparations and rehearsals since the year started — Brazilians will...

Egypt: Vatican Visit Planned

A top Egyptian clergyman, Shaikh Mohammed Tantawi, has accepted Pope Benedict XVI invitation to visit the Vatican, reports Egyptian blogger Ibn Ad Dunya. He said the mini- summit “will hopefully...

Tanzania: Tanzanian blogger in Europe

Tanzanian blogger in France, Aulelia, writes about race issues in Europe, “Europe is a cauldron of racial problems. Chuck in the kerosene of the 2001 race riots in Bradford in...

Africa: Manifesto for the United States of Africa

Le Pangolin posts (Fr) a Manifesto for the United States of Africa written by the Working Group of African Students in France. The document was presented to Alpha Omar Konaré,...

Cameroon: painting the African childhood

Mshairi writes about Cameroonian artist, Florence Béal-Nénakwé: an ‘artist-painter who paints the reminiscences of the African childhood’.

Malawian bloggers on nature, health, technology, politics and corruption

The newest Malawian kid on the blog is journalist Kondwani Kamiyala, of The Nation newspaper, one of Malawi’s two daily papers. Since launching his blog on January 17, Kondwani has...

Russia: Kremin and Its Opponents

The Economist's Edward Lucas posts his piece on the Kremlin and its opponents battling in London and replies to critics in the comments section.

War on Israeli Flowers

Adloyada reports on a war on Israeli flowers in the UK. ‘Yes, that's the word from the spokesperson from Britain's Boycott Israeli Goods Campaign, justifying his group's publicity stunt for...

Africa: Toko Blaze Live Video

Arkayog posts (Fr) a video of a performance by Ivoiro-Cameroonian French reggae artist Toko Blaze who — if you aren't yet confused — was born in Niger.

Guadeloupe: Criticizing the French Socialist Party

Toto criticizes (Fr) the French Socialist Party: ” Blinded by their ideological rage from another time, they can't stop wanting to instaure a so-called social justice. A social justice which...

Haiti, France: Benefit for Haitian Schools

Collectif Haiti de Provence posts (Fr) pictures of a benefit for Haitian Schools held in France.

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