Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

8 October 2007

Stories from 8 October 2007

Libya: In Love with Soup

Libyan The Highlander confesses her love for soup in this post. She writes: “My favourite dish on the evening meal is the Libyan soup and this soup only tastes special...

Iran:Photos and the day of Quds

Erfan Najafabadi has published several photos of his city,Shiraz,in the international day of Quds (Jersualem)on October 5th.

Jordan: Welcoming Sindibad

Jordanian Ahmed Humeid introduces us to Sindibad, (Ar) the Arab business renaissance blog.

Jordan: Teaching Eighth Graders

Jordanian Lina Ejeilat writes about her experience teaching a class of eighth graders in this post.

Jordan: Advice to Facebookers

Jordanian blogger Hareega dishes out advice to his country's Facebooker's in this post.

Jordan: Occupation 101

Mohammed Al Qaq from Jordan says that Occupation 101 is a must watch documentary.

Podcast with an Iranian Student

Mideast Youth has posted a podcast with an Iranian student who lives in the UAE here.

Egypt: Home made Pizza

Egyptian blogger Lasto-adri *Blue* has made a ‘perfect’ home made pizza.

Iran:Down with the Dictator

Tribone Azad says[Fa] that 1500 students chanted slogans such as “down with the dictator” against President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad while he wanted to deliver his speech in the University of Tehran...

Singapore: Hate Comments

Rinaz in Singapore has figured out a way of dealing with hate comments.

Russia: Remembering Anna Politkovskaya

Sean Guillory of Sean's Russia Blog links to the New York Times’ translation of an interview with Petros Garibian, the chief investigator in the Anna Politkovskaya murder case, and receives...

Ukraine: Kovbasa/Kolbasa

Ukrainiana writes about Ukraine's kovbasa/kolbasa.

Ukraine: “NUNS’ PoRnification”?

Ukrainiana hopes that “the Orange Revolution’s third anniversary will not be defiled by NUNS’ PoRnification.”

Ukraine: Okean Elzy

Ukrainian Musical Matters writes about Okean Elzy, a Ukrainian band.

Russia, UK: RIP, Dainton Connell

Russia Blog writes about the death of the Pet Shop Boys’ manager Dainton Connell in a car crash in Moscow on Oct. 5.

Ukraine: Blogger to Read on Chernobyl on BBC

MoldovAnn will be on BBC Radio tomorrow, reading from one of her posts on a trip to the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone.

Ukraine, UK: “Falsification, London Time”

Taras Kuzio writes about his 81-year-old father's failed attempt to vote at the Ukrainian Embassy in London on Sept. 30.

Slovakia, Ukraine: Migrant Labor

Dr. Sean's Diary writes about Ukrainian migrant laborers in Slovakia.

Russia: Anna Politkovskaya's Memorial Rally

Russian bloggers discuss the rally that took place in Moscow on October 7: a few hundred people gathered at Novopushkinskiy Square to pay tribute to journalist Anna Politkovskaya, killed one...

Senegal: Water Taxis in Dakar?

Blog Politique au Senegal offers a modest proposal (Fr) for water taxis in Dakar.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site