1 July 2006

Stories from 1 July 2006

Turkey is Typing….

For those of you who were wondering what I missed on the weekly Turkish blogs round-up last week, American Turk has done a wonderful job of covering my footsteps. Thanks! Many Turkish bloggers have covered the death of Turkish-American Music Producer Arif Mardin, a very remarkable man, to say the...

Reunion: Chikungunya Update

  1 July 2006

In a weekly news roundup, Dijoux.re writes (Fr): “Chikungunya is still a worry and the island counted 600 patients last week. Authorities are adopting a new protocol of reinforced vigilance. This despite the fact that the winter is here with temperatures in obvious decline this week.” If that is any...

French Guiana/World Cup: Brazil or France?

  1 July 2006

From French Guiana on the South American continent near Brazil, Carnet de Guyane writes (Fr) about allegiances during today's Brazil v. France soccer match: “Those who are French support France, those who are Brazilian support Brazil. So what about when you're Peruvian? or Haitian? or from Suriname? (…) It looks...

Fiji: National Flower

  1 July 2006

The pacific islander blog has a post on the local legend about the origin of Tagimoucia flower, the national flower of Fiji.

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