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· July, 2007

Stories about Western Europe from July, 2007

India: Holy Bull and Tuberculosis

Bahrain: The Return of the British ‘Butcher of Bahrain’

Politics and human rights are, as ever, the chief topics of discussion on Bahrain’s blogs this week, but we also hear about things that aid and interrupt sleep, creatures that...

Madagascar: Community, Identity and the Malagasy diaspora

As it is sometimes the case for sub-Saharan African nations, the Malagasy diaspora carries a substantial weight of the cultural, political and virtual activities related to Madagascar. In the World...

Russia: Berezovsky and Britain

Egypt: Soccer Counters Terrorism, Blogger Helps Drug Addict, Blogging Egypt's History and More

In this week's round-up from Egypt there are so many intertwined stories. One blogger is asking: what is the relation between soccer and terrorism? We also have an interesting story...

Tanzania: Swiss government removes all tariffs and quotas

Poland: Posts on Politics

Latvia: Latvians in Ireland

Africa: UNICEF ends “black face” campaign

Congo-Brazzaville: Pygmies housed in Brazzaville zoo

France: Protest against BNP & Denis Sassou-Nguesso

Chad: Opposition party on Deby's visit to France

France: Elderly Central African Republic immigrant faces expulsion

Benin: Debating, feting Voodoo

Bahrain: Does A PlayStation 2 Gun Count As A Weapon?

Bahrain's bloggers have moved on this week to comment on a protest held outside the Iranian Embassy in protest against an editorial by Iranian editor Hossein Shariatmadari, which started that...

Lebanon: Is France Turning the Tables on Syria?

Eastern Europe: Swedish Blog Update 2007

In his comprehensive review, Vilhelm Konnander writes that, unfortunately, Swedish foreign minister is no longer blogging about Eastern European affairs, but otherwise, "the Swedish blogosphere on Eastern Europe is undergoing...

Russia: Berezovsky to Be Assassinated?

Russia, Britain: Diplomatic Row

Africa: save the dirty little African children

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