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19 August 2007

Stories from 19 August 2007

Morocco: An Introduction to Peace Corps Bloggers

Morocco is home to a rather diverse group of English-language bloggers, as I'm sure you have observed. While many are native Moroccans utilizing their English skills and still others are...

Syria: On Lebanon and Motorcycles

Just as the heat is cooling from an inter-Arab spat involving Jordanians and Iraqis, we move on to the Syrian blogosphere where bloggers are fanning the flames of a Palestinian-Lebanese...

Iran:Bloggers at Prayer

Iran:Too Sexy Photos?

Palestine: Boycotting Israel, Excluding Handala and More

This week in the Palestinian blogosphere, bloggers tackled serious issues such as the academical boycott of Israel, checkpoints and Edward Said’s mural in San Francisco as well as lighter topics...

Climate Change in Africa: Voices From Kenya and Diaspora

Part of the discussion about Climate change in Africa has been covered by The Economist, NPR and other publications. On this inaugural post of environment news we read and hear...

Korea: Coming Out about Academic Degrees

A hot topic in Korea now is the continual coming out of fake academic degree holders. Some of the most respected figures in many fields have been revealed to have...

Mali: Sand storms in Timbuktu

Senegal: Foreign investment in biofuel

Hezbollah video game lets players take on Israel

Mauritania criminalizes slavery

Peru: Post-Quake Chaos

The recent devasting earthquake that struck Peru brought out a wave of activity among Peruvian bloggers. Some wrote and documented what they felt when the seismic activity struck, whie others...

Bolivia: Interview with Joaquin Cuevas

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