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26 October 2005

Stories from 26 October 2005

Uruguay: First International Animation Festival of Uruguay

Animate a weblog focused on animation in Uruguay announces that the First International Animation Festival of Urugay will be held in the city of Salto from November 16th through the...

Argentina: Turpentine's First EP Available to Download

Zona Indie says that Argentine band, Turpentine is reminiscent of Sonic Youth or Soundgarden with a PJ Harvey-like voice. Their first EP can be downloaded for free.

Puerto Rico: Statehood, Autonomy, and Dependence

Gil Schmidt says Puerto Rico's status of Estado Libre Asociado, or ELA, should stand for “Emotionally Lackadaisical Adolsescene. Aníbal Freytes says statehood is an illusion.

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

The buzz continues within the Bolivian blogosphere with the publication of the most recent article in the Bolivian press. The Extra section of El Deber featured the three creators of...

Syria: Future of a Rogue Regime

Ammar says that in a strict legal sense, the Mehlis Report raised more questions than it answered and ultimately proved nothing. Moreover, the UN is not exactly a court of...

Tunisia: Natural Born Searchers

MMM is searching…

Syria: Media Bias?

Rime Allaf wonders: “It would have never occurred to me that one of the TV channels, namely Al Arabiya, would actually find Hariri's appearance to be more newsworthy than the...

Saudi: University Bulletin

Farooha says that bulletin boards in universities are usually put up for academic purposes. Timetables, grades, notices and scholastic contests are all examples of what one would expect to usually...

Saudi Arabia: Blogger Meetup

Ahmed announce that first Saudi Bloggers meetup is to take place this Friday. Second one he is organizing for eastern province bloggers. Good Luck!

United Arab Emirates: Milton Keynes @ Dubai

Feed Your Head of Dubai Blog says that he is the only one who sees the similarity between Dubai and Milton Keynes. After all, he believes that Dubai for most...

United Arab Emirates: After Iftar, Sniftar

Keefieboy describing pubs at Dubai: “Iftar is the breaking of the fast after sundown during Ramadan. Sniftar is a poetic misspelling of ‘snifter’ to make it rhyme with iftar.”

Egypt: The Religious Conflict

Ibn Al-Aziz and Alaa made this site http://egyptnow.blogspot.com/ (Arabic) asking Egyptian bloggers to come together for forgiveness and to open healthy conservation to counter any negative effects of last week...

Egypt: The Basilica Church Vigil

Karim just announced that on Oct 30 at 6:30 there will be a short vigil in front of Basilica Church in Heliopolis, to display Egypt’s religious interconnection.

Travels in the Kurdish Blogosphere

This week marked the beginning of a trial for Saddam Hussein, not only is this trial an unprecedted event, but the question that lingers is that can he really be...

Uganda: LRA militias

Jewels in the Jungle introduces us to the “night commuters” the children and adults that parade every night on the rural roads of Northern Uganda to seek shelter from marauding...

Nigerian blogger Trae Days complains that Nigerians have “too much God in their heads” We put too much of God in our thoughts, words and actions when in fact we...

Nigeria: Whats wrong with Lagos

Ante Thoughts – back in Nigeria for a year – is “hanging in there”. On a brief break from teaching in Edo she has some introspects about being in Lagos.

UK: Archbiship of York

Black Star Journal reports that racism is not yet dead! The newly installed Archbishop of York (originally from Uganda) Dr John Sentamu revealed he was greeted with racist letters, including...

Kenya: Lokichoggio

Kenyan banker Bankelele provides us with some financial news from Kenya including the impact of peace in Sudan for the Kenyan town of Lokichoggio which has been the base for...

South Asia: Skin, Milk and Coffee

South Asia: Skin, Milk and Coffee

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