Whisper of Madness shares with us horror stories about corruption in Egypt's Interior Ministry hospitals in this post.
12 September 2007
Stories from 12 September 2007
President Vladimir Putin accepted the resignation of Russia’s prime minister Mikhail Fradkov today and perplexed Russia-watchers by nominating Victor Zubkov, the little-known head of the Federal Financial Monitoring Service, for the premier's post. Here are a few reactions from English-language Russia blogs.
On September 11 2007, or 1 Meskerem 2000, Ethiopia entered in its third millennium in accordance with the Ethiopian calendar, which is about seven years behind the Gregorian calendar. Ethiopian bloggers have devoted a great deal of attention to the event.
The curiosity behind President Rafael Correa's preview of the creation of his personal blog finally subsided, when the head of state unveiled his new means of communication with the people...
The Malagasy language is spoken by 17 million people, and is the national language of Madagascar. It is only the 55th most spoken language in the world, but it is still one of the 69 macro languages. Welcome to the latest new Global Voices language in the Lingua translation project. With the Global Voices amin’ny teny Malagasy project we hope to reach even more previously "unheard" voices.
An earthquake measuring 7.9 struck near Sumatra Island in Indonesia. Officials in Malaysia, Indonesia and India have issued tsunami warnings. South East Asians are already blogging about the tremors they felt.
What do you think about ‘adultery’? Is it a world used to justify marriage and maintain the marriage system in society? In Korea, adultery is illegal. Debates are now raging...
While many countries around the world are struggling to tackle Kyoto at home, the city the environmental accord was named after is caught up in its own struggle. The capital...
How long does it take before the remote feels closer, and how can invisible wounds draw more attention? Both remoteness and invisibility take a lead role in the story of this Israeli city, Sderot, located at a distance of one km from the Gaza strip. It is far enough from the central Israeli metropolis to be forgotten, yet due to recent campaigns, has been coming up in local news more and more frequently.
Bahraini blogger One in a Million (Ar) was in Syria recently, where she met an Iraqi girl, which gave her a lot of food for thought on the conditions of Iraqi refugees and the heartbreak the war on Iraq has brought them. Amira Al Hussaini translates her post from Arabic.