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8 November 2008

Stories from 8 November 2008

Laos: Tourism and almsgiving

Obama's Indonesian connection

Largest Facebook group in Singapore

Thailand: Activist arrested for insulting monarchy

Indonesia: Bali bombers executed

Angola: Blogs compilation

Uganda: Locust season brings crispy treats

Doubts about Zambia's presidential elections

Syria: Comments on the U.S. Elections

The Syrian blogosphere, particularly the contingent that blogs in English, has been somewhat quiet about the U.S. elections, at least in comparison to its neighbors. It's no secret that many...

Armenia: Bloggers Reaction to Obama Victory

Caucasus: Geocaching

Syria: On Holograms

Morocco: Festival of the Strange

Obama's Victory: A Boost for Global Health?

As U.S. President-elect Barack Obama prepares for his four years in the White House, many are discussing how his term will impact health issues, globally and in the U.S., and...

Iran: ‘Americans waited for 40 years. How long should we wait?’

Many commentators hope that Barack Obama's inauguration will usher in better relations between the US and Iran. With this in mind, several Iranian bloggers shared their feelings on the outcome...

Armenia: Rahm Emanuel Concerns

Iraq: Lessons from a Kurdish Poet

Israel: Generational Diaspora Opinion of Israel

Kuwait: Bikers Blocking the Road

Turkey: Is Handwriting Still Important