Stories from 23 August 2005
A well organized group of proactive bloggers and computer enthusiasts have taken the Chilean government to task over it's newly announced program, “My First PC,” which was launched by the...
Lemuel Kolkava at Deleted By Tomorrow shares his taste in Chopin.
Voch Me Ban reacts to Democratic Party National Committee Chairman Howard Dean's support for U.S. recognition of the Armenian genocide at the hands of the Ottoman empire 90 years ago.
Chris Beunis has uploaded a new stream of Azerbaijan photos to Flickr.
The Russian Dilettante's four-year-old daughter is spooked by the forthcoming visit of the North Korea's Dear Leader to Russia.
Petr Bokuvka at The Daily Czech is leaving Bratislava for his native Czech Republic.
“As a woman, I have no country. As a woman, my country is the whole world.” For the author of these lines, and for other quotations from influential female writers,...
Bankelele reviews stockbrokers in Nairobi, in a post entitled “Where to buy shares”.
Satisfying his fans, Daniel touches on Rev. Pat Robertson's proposal that somebody assasinate Hugo Chavez.
Ibrahim Owais thinks that if start talking about problems that needs to be solved in Jordan TVhe will need to write a book for that. So he decides to talk...
Baghdad Dweller posts the articles of the new Iraq Constitution and says, the political fraud continues, as the lies continues.
The Brooding Persian is puzzled by the curious silence which shrouds the Israeli President – Mr. Katsav's recent personal peace appeal to Iran, although relations between Iran and Israel have...
Ethiopundit takes us on a whistle-stop tour of “Revolutionary Democracy”, the guiding ideology of Ethiopa's ruling party.
007 in Africa collects brightly printed local textiles, while Congo Girl seems to specialise in cloth with a Catholic theme.
Black Looks gives prominence to the view that the combined debt of African countries is a drop in the ocean compared with the profits made by rich countries from slavery,...
Timbuktu Chronicles details the impact on African lifestyles and economic activities of wireless technologies.
Aid worker Sleepless in Sudan, better known for her concern for the displaced humans of Darfur, tells the story of three young feline refugees and cultural differences in attitudes to...
Islamicate reprints an email from a friend travelling through Afghanistan as part of a circus.
Thomo, an Australian in Mongolia, describes authentic Mongolian barbecue, khorkhog.