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21 January 2006

Stories from 21 January 2006

Turkey is Typing….

  21 January 2006

Two weeks and no “talking Turkey”, I apologise dear readers. Let's just jump in shall we? The best thing to come out of the Turkish blogs in the last two weeks is the creation of the Amerikan Turks Yahoo Group. Started originally by Murat from Amerikan Turk, with the creation...

Venezuela: World Social Forum Caracas

  21 January 2006

Just in time for next week's World Social Forum, Red Pepper has posted the “WSF Caracas Survival Guide with extra tips in the comments from Caracas resident, Alessandro Parma. Solana Larsen of OpenDemocracy will also be blogging from the forum.

Global Fusion: Creating Delicious Food One Meal at the Time!

  21 January 2006

#1: Madrid Fusion My colleague Chef Elena was in Spain with three other Panamanian chefs, for the  world famous "Madrid Fusion" one week event, held in the beautiful city of Madrid. No doubt this is an incredible event. It will set the course for the emerging and extravagant cooking techniques,...

From the Ethiopian blogosphere

  21 January 2006

Political unrest returned to the streets of Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa this week. And, once again, the country's bloggers were on the frontline. Posts over the last few days focused on clashes between armed federal police and protesters during the annual celebrations of Timket – the ancient Ethiopian Orthodox Church's...

Palestine: Countdown to crunch time

  21 January 2006

Laila el-Haddad (Blogger of Raising Yousuf) writes her third post in a series of five parts to Guardian Unlimited about elections in Gaza, Palestine. She updates on the situation saying: “Things are getting heated between the frontrunners, Hamas and Fateh, who have been exchanging blows over credibility over the past...

Iran: BBC Filtered!

  21 January 2006

According to Hoder, BBC Persian which is very popular in Iran and Entekhab a conservative site, have been filtered. It seems Iranian government is filtering more & more.

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