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19 October 2005

Stories from 19 October 2005

Hungary: Capitals of Culture

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.

Caucasus: Unrest

Blogrel discusses political turmoil across the South Caucasus.

Uzbekistan: Sunshine's Letter

Ali discusses Sunshine Uzbekistan's open letter to parliament calling for recognition and registration of the party.

Armenia: Eveapple

Notes From Hareinik has a dispatch from the Armenian rock scene with a report on Eveapple.

Kyrgyzstan: Death in the Family

Mountains of Heaven discusses Kyrgyz death customs.

Ecuador: More Condoms and More Websites

Muerto de Risa, recounting her HIV prevention lecture, says that Ecuadorians need more condoms and more websites.

Panama: Blogs Panama Directory

Antonio Checa announces the final layout of Blogs Panama, Central America's newest blog directory.

El Salvador: The Costs of Hurrican Stan

As northern neighbors brace for yet another hurricane, Tim's El Salvador Blog has a rundown of the damage done by Hurrican Stan.

Argentina: Education, Rock and Roll, and Soccer

After a long absence, Altered Argentina tackles education financing, Argentine rock stars, and a young football prodigy.

Mexico: Hurricane Wilma Approaches

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...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

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...

Jordan: Ads in Mideast

Ibrahim Owais is all for archiving Middle East Ads in his Advertising/Design Goodness besides his blog.

Palestine: Israeli police ‘too busy’ to attend

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...

United Arab Emirates: Spinsterhood

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,...

Syria: Syria Opposition Speaks Out

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...

Egypt: Sharm El Sheikh Wall

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 Roundup

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...

Israel: 1000 People on a cover of a book

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...

Sudanese demonstrate in Cairo

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

Sri Lanka: World Spice Festival

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