Stories from 27 June 2007
¡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.
Ocho Cuartos [ES] writes that Monterrey is much more than being the industrial capital of Mexico, but it is also ranks highly in culture.
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.
There are dark skinned Palestinians, lashes out Rebellious Arab Girl, after fair-skinned countrywoman taunted her for her dark skin.
Progress is well underway on Oman's Blogger Community website, says Sleepless in Muscat.
Egyptian Zeinobia warns us about her country's summer fruit.
As India gets ready for a new president, here's a take on why one of the candidates is unsuitable at India Uncut.
All Things Pakistan on education, and the idea of ‘Education for All’.
Nepal Monitor on combating trafficking and sex slavery in Nepal.
Kathmandu Speaks on the importance of the Constituent Assembly polls.
LJ user ub7com posts pictures of the famous Russian mathematician Grigori Perelman, taken on a subway train in St. Petersburg.
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.”
Photographer Oleg Klimov departs for Siberia and Kamchatka – and posts pictures of the Yaroslavsky Train Station in Moscow and the Moscow-Perm train.
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 a superior brand called “Volga”, named after the biggest river in Europe (and also the farthest frontier the Germans ever...
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: The New Dawn.”
“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 the support of the World Bank.”
Itching for Eestimaa writes about Estonia's interior minister.
A Citizen of Mosul posts a video of why the war on Iraq is continuing here.
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 suppose.”
Egypt is launching a national campaign against female circumcision (Genital Mutilation) writes Ibn Al Dunya.
Palestinian Kawthar Salam writes about “what is really happening in Gaza and the West Bank.”