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25 February 2006

Stories from 25 February 2006

Turkey is Typing….

Well the Turkish roundup is back after a long hiatus, and as it has been so long there is no way to get fully caught up or cover everyone, so...

Iran: Moslems & Buddha

HasanAgha asks Shiites Moslems (Persian) who are protesting against destruction of their shrine, why they did nothing when Taliban government in Afghanistan demolished Buddha’s statues in Bamyan?

Peru: A BlogsPeru Screensaver

BlogsPerú has compiled a new community screensaver (ES), which is available for download. As always, they are accepting new, relevant photos to be published in the next version.

From the Jordanian Blogosphere

The Jordanian bloggers are angry over the attack on Islamic, particularly Shi'aa, monument the Askariya Shrine, some of them are comparing the unneeded reactions from Muslims towards the Danish cartoon...

Computer Crash: Food Overload

Was your umbilical cord attached to a computer when you were born? It may sound like a strange statement, but the truth is that some of us think that. Especially...

Guyana: Mashramani

VSO/CIDA intern Michiyo experiences Mashramani, Guyana's Carnival, and posts a few photos with short captions (also rendered in Japanese). A sampling: “Everyone is full of glitters. By the time I...

Latvia: Russo-Latvian Border Dispute

All About Latvia links to a year-old entry still relevant today: on a proposed Russo-Latvian border argeement and Russia's objections to it.

Update: Samarra Catastrophe

The developing situation in Iraq is moving too fast and filling more column inches than a roundup can satisfy. Here is a summary of the blog events since Thursday. It...

Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the Caucasus: Swedish Blogs Covering the Region

Vilhelm Konnander reviews Swedish blogs – some in English, others in Swedish – that cover Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus. His own English-language blog – Vilhelm Konnander's Weblog...

Pulse of the Saudi Blogosphere

Many different and interesting topics were discussed in the Saudi blogosphere this week, so let's start our roundup right away. What is the difference between democracy and American democracy? Hassan...

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