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17 May 2007

Stories from 17 May 2007

Chilean Gas Crisis: Biofuel Perspectives

A reduction in the supply of gas to Chile due to colder temperatures in neighboring Argentina has opened a debate on the use of biofuels. The Chilean government provided a...

Russia: Nashi's Bad English; NBP

Estonia, Israel: Peres’ Visit and the First Synagogue

Bulgaria: Cyclists Protest

The EU: “The ‘Balkans’ They Love to Hate”

Serbia, Russia, U.S.: Kosovo

Moldova, Romania: Travel Notes

Arabeyes: Memorial Translations

Whether it was a genuine mistake or part of a calculated propaganda strategy, the Middle East Media and Research Institute (MEMRI) sure has a lot of explanation to do as...

Madagascar: Malagasy bloggers in France criticize Sarkozy's proposed immigration policy

The platform on which France's new president Nicolas Sarkozy was elected proposes the creation of a ministry of immigration and national identity. Immigrants who have been living in France for...

India: Democracy and Uttar Pradesh

Sri Lanka: Forcing families to give up children

Sri Lanka: Is popularity evil?

Pakistan: About Karachi

Nepal: Youth Communist League

Self reflection and the search for meaning in the Ugandan Blogosphere

The Ugandan bloggers are having an existential crisis of sorts. The self-examination among the Blogren, as they’ve started calling each other, began in January when several bloggers objected to the...

Burundi: French Man Mistaken for a Cannibal

In Search of a Liberation Theology in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Egypt: It's all in the beard

Israel: Terrifying Conversation from Sderot

Iraq: Heavy Fighting in Mosul