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· September, 2007

Stories about Western Europe from September, 2007

Morocco: Berbers can be blonde

Major media outlets and bloggers went into a frenzy a few days ago when a blurry photograph taken by a Spanish tourist in Morocco's Rif mountain region showed a small...

Poland, Ireland: Politics Comparison

Our Man in Gdansk compares “Polish politics and normal, Irish politics.”

Africa: Black victims of Nazi holocoust

Black Looks writes: “Finally a memorial is to be erected outside the home of one Black victim of the Nazi holocoust giving a name to the nameless. Mahjub bin Adam...

World Reaction to the UN Declaration on Indigenous Rights

In every society in which they find themselves, the world's 370 million indigenous peoples are among the most vulnerable and marginalized. After over 22 years of negotiations and consultations, the...

Russia: Conference on Renewable Energy Sources

Web 2.0. is finally coming to the Balkans: SeminarskiRad.com, a portal based on the share principle and offering free resources to Serbian students, has become really popular very quickly. A...

[GV Show Special] Trinidad & Tobago: Anti-smelter activism meets the Internet

Atillah Springer is a journalist, activist and blogger from Trinidad and Tobago and a member of a protest movement which, earlier this year, succeeded in driving the aluminium industry giant...

Syria: Message of Peace

Syrian blogger Yaser met with Giordano and Luca, two Italians, “travelling around the countries of the Mediterranean to spread the message of peace and harmony with a simple gesture ..a...

Latvia: N. Irish Football Fans and Russian Nationalists

All About Latvia writes about an encounter between Northern Irish football fans and Russian nationalists in Riga.

France: DNA Testing for Immigrants

Vous reprendrez bien un peu d'humanisme? critiques a UMP-proposed amendment (Fr) to require legal immigrants in France who want their immediate family members to immigrate under a family reunification scheme...

Europe: Islamisation

The beatroot writes about the “non-issue” of Islamisation of Europe.

Russia, Germany: Schroeder's Memoir

Eternal Remont comments on Gerhard Schroeder’s memoir – published in Russia by Gazprom.

Sassou's postcard from the Riviera

Vous reprendrez bien un peu d'humanisme reposts a satirical “postcard” by MwindaPress from the Congolese president to his people about all the fun he's having in France and Spain: “We...

Famed Musician Rossy Returns to Madagascar

Rossy's back! (Fr) Harinjaka writes that Rossy, a.k.a. Paul-Bert Rahasimanana, arguably Madagascar's most famous musician, is back in his native country, which he left for France following the violently contested...

Colombia: Dutch Woman's Secret FARC Guerrilla Diary

During a raid on a FARC guerrilla camp, the Colombian army found part of a diary kept by a Dutch woman who for the past 5 years has been living...

Yemen: Fires and Flares

Omar Barsawad from Yemen writes about two types of fires – the one in Greece and flaring.

It's time for non-Western IMF leadership

Convention Pour Une Nouvelle Guadeloupe criticizes the probable selection of a European (Fr) as the next head of the IMF, writing that it's time for someone from Asia, Latin America,...

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