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22 September 2007

Daily archive · 9 posts

Stories from 22 September 2007

Environment: The UN Conference on Climate Change

Global Voices is one of the blogs invited to attend the United Nations High Level Event on Climate Change in New York, Monday September 24th. I am honored to be...

Morocco: Morocco Welcomes New Prime Minister

Following the September 7 elections, Moroccan King Mohammed VI appointed a new prime minister, Abbas el-Fassi, to replace Driss Jettou, who had served in that position since 2002. El-Fassi, who...

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Afghanistan: The Not-So-Obvious Problems

Joshua Foust takes a survey of some of the less "sexy" problems facing Afghanistan.

Uzbekistan: A nation's great loss

On September 7, 2007, a sunny Friday morning, Tashkent and the whole country were struck with sad news. Mark Weil, the legendary artistic director of the famed Ilkhom Theatre was...

Syria: What's on the Palate?

Perhaps because it's Ramadan, or because talking about the news is difficult, this week Syrian bloggers are focused on food. From the best recipes to those that make no sense...

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Iraq: Repugnant Black Water

Salam Adil discusses the reactions of Iraqi bloggers to Black Water, a private security firm, which has recently killed at least eight Iraqi civilians while driving American diplomats through the...

Who Owns the African Blogosphere?

The second Digital Citizen Indaba took place on September 9, 2007 at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. Discussions during the Indaba centered on issues of blogging, cyber-activism, language and...

Japan: Impatient patients

In recent years, harsh criticisms have been focused at hospitals and healthcare workers about the quality of medical care. An example of the target of criticisms was a doctor conducting...

Korea: Blood Type and Personality

Researchers at Yonsei University’s graduate school announced that they just finished a research program on how personalities differ by blood type. Based on 50 research projects on the patterns of...

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