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21 August 2007

Stories from 21 August 2007

Europe: European Bloggers (Un)Conference

Belarus: Students and KGB

Yemen: Shiites,Gaddafi and Saudi Arabia

Caribbean: Hurricane Dean & Tourism

Iraq: Sectarian Policies

Will Sudan Always be Africa's Largest Country?

As the Sudanese blogosphere continues to grow, we’re increasingly witnessing more activity and hearing more diverse voices coming from it. Allow me to take you into its recent conversations.

Bahrain: Why Blame America?

Mideast Youth: Unblock WordPress in Turkey

Bangladesh: Aftermath of Flood

(The extent of flood in Bangladesh : Satellite Photo taken on August 3, 2007 courtesy Cegisbd) This year's floods have claimed 587 lives in Bangladesh so far. The floods have...

Turkey: wordpress.com ban inspires firestorm of criticism

Matthew Mullenweg, founding developer of the popular WordPress blogging platform, has received a letter from the lawyers acting on behalf of a Turkish Islamic-creationist, Adnan Oktar, aka Harun Yahya, claiming...

Bolivia: Following the Swiss Example

Nicaragua: Photos of August Festivities in Granada

Guatemala: Children Caught in the Middle of Adoption Debate

Guatemala has been considered a country, where children are adopted "relatively easy." As a result, the Central American nation has the highest per-capita adoption rate in the world. The Guatemalan...

Trinidad & Tobago: Marketing 101

Korea: How Much Should One Ethnicity be Emphasized?

The emphasis on one ethnicity (danil minjok) in Korea society has become a problematic issue in international society. A news clip is below. A United Nations committee has urged Korea...

Trinidad & Tobago: Tourism Park

Palestine: Child Beggars in Israel

Jamaica: Entertainers Talk About Dean

Bermuda: The Politics of Facebook

Belize: Dean Causes Evacuation