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12 October 2007

Stories from 12 October 2007

First reactions to the Al Gore/IPCC Nobel Peace Prize Win

Here's a quick roundup up some of the initial reactions from the global blogosphere to today's announcement that former US vice president Al Gore and the UN Intergovernmental Panel on...

Argentina: The Trouble With Trains

Train travel in Argentina, whether it is long-distance, regional or local, seems to attract plenty of complaints from users. At times, many of these gripes never make it to managers,...

Free Speech Roundup: China, UAE, Jordan, Iran and more

Two interesting documents related to Internet censorship and circumvention were published recently: “Everyone's Guide to By-Passing Internet Censorship for Citizens Worldwide”, released by The University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab and...

Palestine: New Baby on the Way

Oman: Wearing Glasses

Oman: Visa Issues

Egypt: Meeting the Muslim Brotherhood

Lebanon: Bittersweet Blogging

Lebanon: Looking for a Savior

Kuwait: Lebanon Holiday

Lebanon: Being Nice

Jordan: Jail Sentence Criticized

Japan: Sports with “no future”

Why do people play sports? Is it out of a love for the game, just for a good time, or is it actually a career choice like any other? 21-year-old...

Czech Rebublic: Oglo/Blog Day

Czech Rebublic: Radar Base, Pro and Con

Czech Rebublic: “Switched at Birth”

Hungary: The 1956 Monument

Slovakia, Hungary: Unfriendly Relationship

Hungary: New Building, Old Facade

Guyana: Global warming and the day after