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10 February 2007

Stories from 10 February 2007

Russia: Racist Attack on Journalist/Blogger

Channel One footage of the Feb. 10 news piece (RUS) on the subway attack on Aidar Buribayev, a reporter for Newsweek's Russian-language edition. Four young men attacked Aidar Buribayev –...

A Week Goes by in Kuwait

Kuwait enjoyed nice weather this week. A lot of people grasped the opportunity and went out camping in the desert. Engineeroo was no different. He joined the scores of people...

Iran:Tell me Why?

View from Iran writes I watched Khameini speak at the induction of new police officers (on television, not live). Thousands of blue-hatted men lifted their fists in the air and...

Iran:Why Ahmadinejad does not worry about war?

Digital Kelachinkov says it seems Ahmadinejad is the only one,except a few of his friends,who does not worry about a USA military intervention in Iran.The blogger says besides Ahmadinejad‘s belief...

Iran:New Dress Code Restrictions for Female Students


Iran:Discover an Iranian Artist in Australia

Thanks to Shirin Ahmadnia‘s [Fa] blog I discovered Alriza Dezfoolian‘s art works in Australia.

Ugandan Blogosphere: Juba Peace Talks and Best of Blogs

If the activity in January and early February is a sign of things to come, 2007 promises to be a banner year for relevancy, engagement and quality of content in...

Trinidad & Tobago: New music download site

“You like the hot new soca music you hear on the radio but where can you purchase it before Carnival?” asks the Caribbean Beat blog. The answer is “downtown” —...

Nepal: The failure to govern

Blogdai makes a rather bleak statement about Nepal's problems. “Nepal is a nation unique; where democracy gives birth to unelected oligarchy and peace agreements lead to continued violence. Nepal is...

Sri Lanka: World Wild Criticism

The Evil Lankan does a tongue-in-cheek post about internet critics who obsess over grammar, spelling and punctuation. “All this harassment from us other perfect blogger brother and sister friends (Perfectly...

Nepal: An update on politics

United We Blog! has an update on the politics and turmoil in Nepal. Covering Maoists, the Terai region and the Army. “Suddenly, it appears, things are now returning to normalcy...

Pakistan: Ulema and Family Planning

Metroblogging Islamabad on a seminar on Ulema's views on family planning. “The research showed that many Ulema did not support family planning as it meant to them limiting the number...

Bangladesh: Elephant in the room

Unheard Voices on catching those who are involved in corruption, including the ones at the very top. “It is immensely heartening to see the Caretaker Government moving aggressively in arresting...

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