29 November 2005

Stories from 29 November 2005

Hungary: Hungarikum

  29 November 2005

Hungarian Accent rounds up reactions in the Hungarian blogosphere to a new television show called “Hungarikum” that some view as disrespectful to historical figures.

Latin America: “Weird Food”

29 November 2005

Food Mall is currently featuring “weird food” from around the globe. Tomorrow will feature Latin American cuisine.

Afghanistan: Election

  29 November 2005

Afghanistan Warrior:Although 40% of the winners are former jihadi leaders and warlords, the finalized results show that more than 50 percent of the winners are the supporters of President Karzai so there is not a big challenge to the Karzai government.

Venezuela: Voting Machines

  29 November 2005

On Saturday, Tomas Sancio listed his concerns with voting machines that were to be used in the upcoming elections. Today Oil Wars explains that electoral authorities agreed to not use finger printing machines nor electronic voting lists. Still, several oppositions parties announced they were pulling out.

Palestine: Gaza For Jerusalem?

  29 November 2005

In her return to blogging, Lawrence of Cyberia is optimistic. She says, she is enjoying as much as anybody the sight of the political realignment in Israel and the drawing in of Hamas to the Palestinian Parliamentary process, and speculating where it might all end. But optimism stops being a...

Iranian Blogs: Unrest in University, Ahmadinejad in UN

  29 November 2005

Government chose a cleric and university Professor, Ayatollah Amid Zanjani, as chancellor of Tehran University. There are many questions and concerns about his education and conservative political background. Fanous ( Link in Persian), a collective blog, writes that Mr.Amid Zanjani has no university degree and government imposed his choice on...

Iraq: Killing for fun

  29 November 2005

Khaled lives close to one of the site that appeared on the video, which show security guards in Baghdad randomly shooting Iraqi civilians. The video has sparked investigations after it was posted on the Internet.

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