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9 March 2006

Stories from 9 March 2006

Ukraine: Jackson-Vanik Amendment Scrapped

Latvia: President May Be Future UN Secretary General

Korea: Metrosexuals, men, manicures

North Korea: Multiple choice

China: Watching Hanoi

China: Human rights stand-off

DRC: Towards elections or turbulence?

Rolling Stones and U2 in Argentina

The most commented-upon issues of the moment in Argentinean blogs are music related; in the same week The Rolling Stones and U2 visited this country to perform two shows, each...

China: Critical Readers Named

Hong Kong: Blogger takes break

China: The Great Blog Hoax

Tunisia: 11th meetup

United Arab Emirates: Literal pearls of purple prose

Libya: Libyan Berber and a remarkable Laghouat archaism

Algeria: Vieux Turbans and Algerian National Identity

Jordan: Replacing Burqa with Surgical Mask

Syria: In Baath … who trusts?

Syria: Syria Planet

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

These days in Iraq, death is never far away. In this weeks posts several bloggers deal with the different aspects of death. The death of someone close, death of a...

Africa: Searching for your roots

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