12 March 2006

Stories from 12 March 2006

Mauritius: Video Montage Honoring Independence Day

  12 March 2006

The Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius is a veritable paradise, but is going through hard times due to an outbreak of the mosquito-borne illness, chikungunya. Since the disease has scared away a lot of tourists, Andy Carvin has put together this video montage celebrating the country's 38th anniversary since...

Syrian Blogsphere in a week

The Syrian blogsphere took a very important step this week, launching Syria Planet. The first online portal for All Syrian bloggers. Encouraged by the blogging boom Syria witnessed this last year. Ayman Hourieh, one of the Administrators of Syria Planet says… Syria Planet, the community site for Syrian bloggers, is...

Swedish Blogs on “Eastern Europe”

  12 March 2006

It is safe to say that the blog scene reflecting “Eastern European” events is quite limited as compared to the “hotter” regions such as the Middle East. As for the many country-specific blogs on “Eastern Europe,” there is even less information to be found. Therefore, I here try to account...

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