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6 November 2008

Stories from 6 November 2008

Environment: Ivory Auctions A Disservice to Conservation

Green Obama Dreams: Environment Bloggers Weigh in on The Historic Day

Tim Hurst of Ecopoliticology blog posts an entertaining video titled ‘5 Green Obama Dreams’. The video mentions his posts on high resolution energy resource maps and the solar powered lawnmower....

Dominican Republic: Constitution Day and Possible Reforms

Al Ghad Party – Another fire in Egypt

Al Ghad, Ayman Nour's Party headquarters burnt down one day before their general assembly. According to blog reports, thugs burnt down the building and hampered firemen's efforts to put the...

Egypt: Ghad Party Headquarters Burnt Down

Despite the recent spate of fires encountered in Egypt, today brings a different story of yet another fire - one started in the political Al Ghad Party's headquarters, in Cairo....

Malagasy Online Spell Checker is Now Available

Egypt and U-20 World Cup

Egypt: Sexual Harassment Victim Stabbed to Death

I received an invitation to join a group named “Dr. Shaimaa Fouad … May you rest in Peace.” I did not know her and I wondered why anyone would invite...

Guatemala: The Kaibiles as Peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The Kabiles are soldiers that are part of the Guatemalan Army that has a poor track record of human rights abuses. Now, they are members of a UN peacekeeping force...

Pakistan: A letter to the West

Taiwan: Livecasting the Protest

The Middle East's Generation Facebook

What will the Middle East look like 25 years from now? That was the assignment the World Policy Journal gave Mona El Tahawy for their 25th anniversary edition. Mona decided...

Taiwan: No Violence Please

Egypt: Sexual Harassment Victims, Keep your Mouth Shut!

On November 1, Al Masry Al Youm shocked its readers with an article about two girls who went to the police station to report a sexual harassment incident but instead,...

Puerto Rico, U.S.A.: Remembering the Dream

Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A.: Holograms

Trinidad & Tobago: The Pot & the Kettle

India: Narrowing the Digital Divide

Bermuda: Waiting in Vain?

Sri Lanka: Biggest ever War Budget

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