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· August, 2007

Stories about Western Europe from August, 2007

27 August 2007

Greece: On Fire

We've probably all heard it in the news by now: Greece is ablaze. Today the fires reached the ancient city of Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympics and home of...

UK, Caribbean: Colours of Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival, Europe's largest summer festival, is a celebration of both Caribbean culture and London's multicultural heritage. Images posted by various Flickr users give glimpses of the carnival's colours...

24 August 2007

Eiffel Tower Not ‘That Big’

Europe: Elimination of Roma in 1944

Senegal: Africa according to Nicolas Sarkozy

Francophone Africa was awaiting anxiously the newly elected French President's arrival. Nicolas Sarkozy's reputation certainly preceded him in Africa. He was minister of the interior under Jacques Chirac and was...

Sudanese Refugees in Israel

21 August 2007

Europe: European Bloggers (Un)Conference

Bolivia: Following the Swiss Example

African writers criticize Sarkozy in open letter

Jean-Luc Raharimanana, a Malagasy writer famous for his influential works on French colonialism, recently authored an open letter to French president Nicolas Sarkozy in response to the now infamous message...

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