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· February, 2008

Stories about Western Europe from February, 2008

26 February 2008

Serbia: Ambassadorial Discontent

While some of the foreign embassies were being set on fire in Belgrade in protest to the unilateral proclamation of independence of Kosovo, Serbian embassies in Belgium and Russia were...

Africa: African History in Europe

Brazil: Sexual tourism, dreams-come-true, sour goodbyes and illegality

Sharing music for free is not a crime, in Spain

Poland, U.K.: Football and Anti-Semitism

20 February 2008

Russia: BP Closes Sakhalin Office

Kosovo: “Western Protectorate” Tradition

Kosovo: Views from the Russophone Blogosphere

According to the Yandex Blogs portal, over 3,700 posts on Kosovo independence have appeared in the Russian-language blogosphere in the past three days. Some of these posts have received dozens,...

Jordan: Baby on Board Stickers

French immigration minister: ‘France isn't racist’

African Intellectuals Critique Sarkozy's Dakar Address in New Book

Spanish reactions to Kosovo's independence

Two days after Kosovo's declaration of independence in spite of Serbia's opposition, the debate about the merits of recognising it as a state is still raging. Within the European Union,...

18 February 2008

Kosovo & Serbia: Independence Blogging

Kosovo's declaration of independence from Serbia on Sunday, Feb. 17, has caused both celebrations and protests - as well as plenty of media coverage and an avalanche of blog posts....