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6 November 2007

Stories from 6 November 2007

Ukraine: Crimean Tatars and the Land Conflict

Ukrainiana writes about the Crimean Tatars and the deepening land conflict in Crimea.

Ukraine: The Case Against mp3.ua

Ukrainian Musical Matters writes about the attempts of “policing intellectual property laws online” currently being made in Ukraine.

Ukraine: Politics and Rock Music

In Ukraine, according to Ukrainian Musical Matters, “politics and rock music have become entwined.”

Ukraine, Canada: Robert Magosci

Taras Kuzio writes about a Canadian-Ukrainian historian Robert Magocsi: “Professor Magocsi pioneered the integration of Ukrainian history into the European mainstream by presenting history as an inclusive, territorial concept. As...

Bolivia: Worrisome Inflation Rate

Carlos Gustavo Machicado of Guccio's breaks down and worries about the high inflation rate in Bolivia.

Trinidad and Tobago: Election results

As general elections in Trinidad and Tobago return the ruling party to government, and a new third party fails to win a single seat in the House of Representatives, bloggers...

Ukraine: Human Trafficking

Orange Ukraine writes about human trafficking out of Ukraine.

Mexico: Day of the Dead in the Capital

Daniel Hernandez of Intersections writes about and publishes photographs of the Day of the Dead observances in Mexico City.

Ecuador: November Festival in Loja

The city of Loja, Ecuador has begun the “Fiestas Novembrinas” festivities. Loja blog [ES] provides information on the schedule of events.

Uruguay: How to Use the iPhone with ANCEL

Pablo Hoffman of VampiroZ [ES] provides tips on how to configure and unlock the iPhone for ANCEL in Uruguay.

Ukraine: Borys Penchuk vs Yuri Lutsenko?

An update on Ukraine's murky politics from Foreign Notes: could it be that one of president Yushchenko's closest allies and one of his fiercest opponents are using an editor of...

Georgia: The Story So Far

As the BBC's Matthew Collin posts an introduction to the latest story he's written on opposition protests in Georgia on his blog, This Is Tbilisi Calling, TOL Georgia takes a...

Armenia: Winter

Armenia, the online journal of an American-Armenian volunteering in the country, says that the harsh winter is still something that few vulnerable families become acclimatized to.

India: 2007 and Bollywood

To be or not to be.. on 2007 being quite a year for “off-the-cuff” Hindi cinema.

India: Peace in Pakistan

IndieQuill on why peace and stability in Pakistan is important for India.

Sri Lanka: Are You Indian?

Cerno on being quite annoyed when asked “Are You Indian?”.

Nepal: Politics Galore!

Nepali Notebook on the political situation in Nepal – “The principal pivot of the peace process – the fallacy of holding the monarchy responsible for Nepal’s problems – now lies...

Iran:Photos from a Female Taekwondo Competition

Maryam Majd has published several photos from a Taekwondo competition between Iranian and Korean women.Watch the photos here.

Armenia: Cameraman Beaten

In the continuing saga of GALA TV, a regional TV station based in Armenia's second largest city of Gyumri, Unzipped reports that one of the station's cameramen has been beaten...

Iran:Interview with an Iranian-Japanese-American filmmaker

Pars Arts has published an interview with Maryam Kashani,an Iranian-Japanese-American filmmaker.Her first documentary feature, Best in the West was released in 2006 and has been screening at festivals. The film...

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