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· December, 2007

Stories about Western Europe from December, 2007

31 December 2007

Lusosphere: Wishes and hopes for 2008

The new year is inevitably soon arriving and the Lusosphere is booming with posts about traditions, resolutions, wishes, and reflections. Here is a short roundup of Portuguese speaking blogs from...

30 December 2007

Ethiopia: Queen of Sheba, Now Available in French

Francophone music blog Roots and Culture interviews Samuel Malher, a religious scholar from Strasbourg who has written the first unabridged French translation of the Kebra Negast, a sacred Ethiopian text....

25 December 2007

Egypt: Rama Yade

Rama Yade, France's Secretary of State, has inspired Egyptian blogger Eastern Bird to write the following post, which Tarek Amr translates from Arabic.

24 December 2007

Bangladesh: The Musée Guimet affair

From January 2008 the Musée Guimet of France is holding an exhibition of the masterpieces of Ganges from the collections of the Bangladesh museums for the first time outside of...

8 December 2007

Lusosphere: Are you hetero?

Earlier this week, Global Voices published an article about an advertising campaign in Guatemala which had raised a few eyebrows among local bloggers. More or less at the same time...

Out of Africa

Russia, France: Charmed by Putin?

Russian bloggers discuss Nicolas Sarkozy's congratulatory phone call to Vladimir Putin, following the Dec. 2 parliamentary election in Russia.

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