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27 June 2007

Stories from 27 June 2007

Uruguay: Three Goals Against – Just a Memory

¡Montevideo me mata! [ES] hears the word of Uruguayan coach after the 0-3 defeat at the hands of Peru in the opening match of the Copa America tournament.

Mexico: Monterrey is Much More than Industry

Ocho Cuartos [ES] writes that Monterrey is much more than being the industrial capital of Mexico, but it is also ranks highly in culture.

Peru: Sporting Cristal Coach Blogs on Copa America

Letra Suelta [ES] links to the new blog of Juan Carlos Oblitas [ES], the coach of the Lima football club Sporting Cristal, who comments on the ongoing Copa America tournament.

Dark Skinned Palestinians

There are dark skinned Palestinians, lashes out Rebellious Arab Girl, after fair-skinned countrywoman taunted her for her dark skin.

Oman's Blogging Community

Progress is well underway on Oman's Blogger Community website, says Sleepless in Muscat.

Egypt: Beware of Summer Fruit

Egyptian Zeinobia warns us about her country's summer fruit.

India: Not her for President

As India gets ready for a new president, here's a take on why one of the candidates is unsuitable at India Uncut.

Pakistan: Education for All

All Things Pakistan on education, and the idea of ‘Education for All’.

Nepal: Trafficking and Sex Slavery

Nepal Monitor on combating trafficking and sex slavery in Nepal.

Nepal: Constituent Assembly Polls

Kathmandu Speaks on the importance of the Constituent Assembly polls.

Russia: Perelman Riding Metro

LJ user ub7com posts pictures of the famous Russian mathematician Grigori Perelman, taken on a subway train in St. Petersburg.

Slovenia: Photos of Musician Tadej Kenig

Dancing Photography – Borut Peterlin posts photos of Tadej Kenig, a renowned Slovenian clarinetist, “photographed as a shepherd, in a concert suit playing a clarinet to the sheep.”

Russia: Train Station and Train Photos

Photographer Oleg Klimov departs for Siberia and Kamchatka – and posts pictures of the Yaroslavsky Train Station in Moscow and the Moscow-Perm train.

Russia: Volga Cars

The Turkish Invasion writes about and posts pictures of the Russian-made Volgas: “So you thought that the only machines Soviets built were Ladas and Tanks, but indeed they also had...

Russia: CNN International's “Eye on Russia”

Sean's Russia Blog is disappointed that it's CNN International – not CNN in the United States – that's broadcasting a whole week of daily half-hour series called “Eye on Russia:...

Moldova: Development Strategy

“Moldova's development concept lacks any connection to the external environment, perpetuating isolation and self-centeredness,” Public Policy Watch writes about Moldova's “Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (EGPRSP), developed with...

Estonia: Interior Minister

Itching for Eestimaa writes about Estonia's interior minister.

Iraq War Profiteers

A Citizen of Mosul posts a video of why the war on Iraq is continuing here.

Croatia: “Feral Tribune” May Return

East Ethnia reports that the Croatian weekly Feral Tribune may be “returning through the good graces of, of all corporations, the prodigal monopolist WAZ. That would be half-good news, I...

Egypt: Campaign Against Female Genital Mutilation

Egypt is launching a national campaign against female circumcision (Genital Mutilation) writes Ibn Al Dunya.

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