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8 July 2007

Stories from 8 July 2007

Japan: Baby Mammoth Discovery

Brazil: Blogs follow the ethanol debate as it goes global

Ethanol has suddenly turned into a popular word among Brazilian bloggers, specially because of the foreign attention it attracts. In fact, “alcohol” is the word Brazilians have been using to...

Russia: “The Other ‘Other Russia'”

Along with Gary Kasparov and Eduard Limonov, Mikhail Kasyanov was a leading member of the Other Russia coalition, until he quit last week because of the failure to reach consensus...

China: Cruise missile carted into Beijing

July 7 marked seventy years since the Second Sino-Japanese War began with the Marco Polo Bridge Incident. The day ostensibly started well, with a reconciliatory tone as Taiwanese and Chinese...

Oman's Oryx Sanctuary – First Site Ever to be Deleted from the World Heritage List

Omani bloggers are weighing the benefits of sacrificing a sanctuary for the Arabian Oryx, which are facing extinction, in exchange for more oil exploration, reports Riyadh Al Balushi, after the...

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