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23 July 2007

Stories from 23 July 2007

Nigeria: Talking About Aggregation, Copyright and Professionalism

Who knew that when the people behind Naijalive.net decided to set up an aggregator (or an "aggregator" of a different kind, as they put it), their efforts would lead to...

Poland: Posts on Politics

The beatroot writes about a homophobic gay icon, alcohol consumption data, an “unbelievable new alliance” of two Polish politicians, President Lech Kaczynski's meeting with George W. Bush, and one politician's...

Macedonia: Macedonian Orthodox Church

The Macedonian Tendency writes about the Macedonian Orthodox Church.

Czech Rebublic: “7 Bullets as in Sarajevo”

Bosnia Blog writes about Sarajevo coincidences in Prague.

Latvia: Real Estate and Economy

Latvian Abroad writes about Latvian real estate and economy – here and here.

Latvia: Latvians in Ireland

Latvian Abroad writes about Latvians living and working in Ireland and the UK.

Algeria: On Iraq's Neighbours

Algerian Nouri comments on an op-ed written by former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad in the Washington Post.

Bahrain: Arabic Translations

Bint Battuta translates the second in a series of translations of blogs written in Arabic in Bahrain.

Bahrain: Homeless Woman

Bahraini emoodz is enraged at the plight of a homeless woman.

Egypt: The July 23 Revolution

Zeinobia from Egypt talks about the July 23 Revolution, from her perspective here.

Iraq: Special Treatment for Dubai

Ladybird from Iraq questions the preferential treatment Dubai is getting from the US when it comes to trafficking children.

Iraq: Visiting Jordan

Iraqi Omar talks about the ‘special’ treatment being met to Iraqis travelling to Jordan.

Jordan: Blogs a Destruction Force

Blogs, Wikipedia and uncontrolled media will destroy human cultural integrity. Where are the editors who check the facts? Where are the scientists who make sure our media is for for...

Honduras: An Introduction to Honduran Blogs – Part 2

The average Honduran uber-geek is male, under 30, loves Linux, updates his blog thrice a second, and is a master web designer. Many of these blogs are sleek eye-candy masterpieces,...

Malaysia: Police Report Made Against Political Commentary Site

Susan Loone writes about a Malaysian commentary site Malaysia Today. The current ruling party in Malaysia, UMNO, filed a police report against Malaysia Today. UMNO alleged that the site had...

Philippines: State of the Nation Address

Inside PCIJ blogs about the reactions to Philippines president President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s state of the nation address.

India: A temple by the River

Windy Skies shares memories and photographs of a Shiva temple by the Bhima – a tributary of the River Krishna.

Pakistan: On Harry Potter

All Things Pakistan on the popularity of the Harry Potters series, as the seventh and final book is released.

Nepal: Media and the Maoists

United We Blog! on the Maoists intimidating the media, and a protest that is aimed at disrupting circulation of newspapers.

Nepal: Nepali Identity

Nepal Monitor on ethnicity, separatist politics and in defense of the pan-Nepali identity.

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