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25 March 2006

Stories from 25 March 2006

11 Quakes Hit Southern Iran

Early Saturday morning (at approximately 07 GMT), an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8, struck in Southern Iran, as measured by the USGS. With the given depth of 44 km...

Tajikistan: Religious legislation

Amira over at The Golden Road to Samarqand reports that although not a frequent sight, there seems to be agreement between Muslims, Christians and Jews over rejecting new legislation that...

Central Asia: Visual delights

On The Registan, CXW has found one of the best ever online photo galleries featuring the works of Canadian photographer Christopher Herwig who has travelled extensively throughout the region.

Central Asia: Opinion polls

James of neweurasia posts the excerpts of a seminar on public opinion polls in Central Asia in general, and Tajikistan in particular. The results reveal some very interesting tendencies.

Armenia: Visiting Berd

Oneworld Blog has two posts about visits to Berd, an Armenian town close to the Azeri border. While Onnik posts a picture he took in 2004, Nessuna recounts her weekend...

Uzbekistan: Post-Karimov

Amidst the events in Belarus, Olesya of neweurasia wonders what will happen after presidential elections slated to take place in Uzbekistan in December 2007.

Iran: Just Nuke it!

Thanks to Say no to crack blog we discover T-Shirts & sweat shirts with “Nuke Iran” slogan on them! Say no to crack has given us a link to a...

The Week That Was in Bahrain

Once again the island bloggers venture away from their shores to report international and regional events in a turbulant world where freedom and human rights are challenged on a daily...

India: The city of Djinns

Amardeep Singh on William Dalrymple's book on Delhi: City of Djinns, by far one of the most compelling narratives that weaves Delhi's history and present together.

India: Chennai blogs

After Mumbai, Chennai (Madras) is the second Indian city to get it's own MetroBlog.

Pakistan: Blog-o-warming

It took all the strength I could muster to make this post. Unfortunately, for the last few weeks, I have been under the weather. It actually feels like global warming...

Pakistan: World Social Forum

Raheel comments on the World Social Forum that started in Karachi, and says -“At the same time, I am just doubtful that would it be a major hit as far...

Sri Lanka: Bloggers Meet

Sri Lanka: Bloggers Meet

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