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24 April 2007

Stories from 24 April 2007

Ukraine: “Maidan 2.2″

Taras of Ukrainiana got soaked in the rain last Friday on his way to “Maidan 2.2″ and didn't really expect many opposition supporters to show up at the rally at...

Colombian blogosthing reacts to the new concept of BlogTV

The Medellín blogosphere experienced a communal "what the ?" about 3 weeks ago, when we discovered that a new TV show about blogging would premiere. Blogger reaction was mixed to...

Ukraine: Yulia Tymoshenko's Article

Taras Kuzio discusses Yulia Tymoshenko's lengthy Foreign Affairs piece – and her allegedly good command of English: “In Tymoshenko’s case we can thank her growing knowledge of English on my...

Americas: MySpace for Latin Americans

Christian Espinoza of Tiempos de Blogs [ES] links to the two newest versions of the MySpace social networking site: MySpace Latinoamérica and MySpace En Español. Think Multicultural hears the message...

Russia: More Reactions to Yeltsin's Death

What was the effect of Boris Yeltsin's policies on the people of Germany, Poland and the Baltic states, as well as on the "Russian Bride industry"? While yesterday's post reflected...

Peru: What Didn't Fit in Print

Freelance reporter C. J. Schexnayder paddled deep into the heart of the Peruvian rain forest to profile indigenous rights activist Julio Cusurichi for the San Francisco Chronicle. In his Klephblog,...

Barbados: A World of Orchids

Chenette posts a Flickr photoset of shots from Orchid World in Barbados.

US Virgin Islands: Heavy Rains

St. John has been experiencing some nasty weather – Frank Barnako posts an update, along with a photo of “exactly what many folks on island are worried about – tremendous...

Bangladesh: The Politics of Exile

The Bangladeshi blogosphere heated up reacting to the drama of the process of exiling the two powerful lady politicians of Bangladesh. Sheikh Hasina Wazed and Begum Khaleda Zia crowned the...

Armenia: Commemorating the Genocide

At Life in Armenia, Raffi K. tells how he commemorated the anniversary of the Armenian genocide.

Armenia: Youth Service

Posts from Armenia reports on Global Youth Service Day activities involving school children doing city beautification projects.

Kazakhstan: Military Reform Dance

Bonnie Boyd reports on how Kazakhstan is carefully navigating domestic and international interests to reform its military.

Mongolia: Important Bird Areas

Birding Mongolia discusses initiatives to protect important bird habitats in Mongolia.

Central Asia: Old Photographs

Sue Sypko discusses how photographs taken by Russian Imperial and Soviet photographers communicate different meanings.

Afghanistan: Finally a Census

Safrang is happy that a census will finally be conducted in Afghanistan and says that it should have been done a while ago.

Madagascar's E-Library

The Madagascar Electronic Library, now in its sixth month of existence, is home to over twenty free ebooks that have been downloaded over 6,000 times, writes (Fr) Actualité culturelle malgache.

India: The Left and History

Jaffna takes a close look at how the Left has dominated the interpretation of history in India all these years. “One could disagree. The importance of the Gupta period did...

India: On Corporate “Greed”

My Himachal on corporate play in the state. “Hydro-electric power projects of private firms in Himachal Pradesh are being pushed by local officers who have made it clear to the...

Pakistan: The Hypocrisy

the olive ream sums up global politics. ““I before E except after C” is a mnemonic device that helps me remember the rule for spelling certain words in the English...

Bangladesh: Fighting the Army

The breathless pace of developments in Bangladeshi politics explained by Mash. “The drama over the weekend unfolded on three continents. The first crack in the military’s plan occurred when the...

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