Stories from 19 October 2005
Hungarian Accent reports on the selection of Pecs as Hungary's candidate for European Capital of Culture and the Hungarian blogosphere's discussion of the selection.
Blogrel discusses political turmoil across the South Caucasus.
Ali discusses Sunshine Uzbekistan's open letter to parliament calling for recognition and registration of the party.
Notes From Hareinik has a dispatch from the Armenian rock scene with a report on Eveapple.
Mountains of Heaven discusses Kyrgyz death customs.
Muerto de Risa, recounting her HIV prevention lecture, says that Ecuadorians need more condoms and more websites.
Antonio Checa announces the final layout of Blogs Panama, Central America's newest blog directory.
As northern neighbors brace for yet another hurricane, Tim's El Salvador Blog has a rundown of the damage done by Hurrican Stan.
After a long absence, Altered Argentina tackles education financing, Argentine rock stars, and a young football prodigy.
Eduardo Arcos says that the Mexican State of Quintana Roo has been put on red alert as he continues his coverage of Hurricane Wilma's approach. Alejandro, from Yucatan, writes that people are stocking up on emergency goods.
Este artículo también está disponible en español Plan B’s Sebastian anxiously awaits the publication of a story about Santa Cruz blogs, in which he was interviewed by a reporter from the newspaper El Deber. This media interest coincides with the launch of the 2nd “Book Liberation” scheduled for October 23,...
Ibrahim Owais is all for archiving Middle East Ads in his Advertising/Design Goodness besides his blog.
ISM reports that on the 13th of Sept the eve of the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) police in Hebron refused to respond to a call that violence was anticipated from settler children outside Qutuba Girl’s School in the Tel Rumeida district of Hebron. As the girls left...
Emirati says that spinsterhood is a major topic of discussion in the Emirates. The Phenomena of unmarried young women, who cannot get married because other Emarati guys have married foreigners, leaving them in a dire position which is very widespread.
Joshua Landis writes in SyriaComment blogs that the Syrian opposition may be down, but it is not out. Today an array of civil society leaders and opposition parties put out an announcement calling for a coalition of democratic forces to help find a soft landing for Syria. They want careful...
The Sandmonkey says that the Egyptian authorities are planning to erect a fence around Sharm El Sheikh to controll access to and from the resort.
Saddam's trial was a breaking news of the day, here is quick roundup. Some for the trial, others against. Some emotionally, others legally. Akba of IRAQ RISING says: I don't care what happens to this man. In fact I wish he were dead already. I think the majority of Iraqis...
Nir Ofir says that tomorrow, 1000 people will be creating the word that say “The Keyboard” in Hebrew. This will be the name of a book that holds a collection of short stories Israeli bloggers wrote.
Damanga – Coalition for Freedom & Democracy reports on hundreds of Sudanese refugees in Cairo, Egypt, protesting UNHCR (High Commission for Refugees) policies.
Sri Lanka: World Spice Festival
India: Private Education