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18 blogs about Countries, states, towns, etc..

  1. Africa Is a Country
    …a site of opinion, analysis, and new writing on and from the African left. More info

    A forgotten relic
    Just two weeks on from Les Elephants greatest ever triumph, the Ivorian women’s national team is at its lowest point. The Ebimpe municipal pitches where Athletico Abidjan trains. Credit Alasdair Howorth © 2024. This weekend …
    By Alasdair Howorth, 1,210 words
    Separating signal from noise. By Amit Uttamchandani. 🇧🇧 More info

    Barbados Murder Statistics January to December 2023
    There have been at least nineteen murders in Barbados for 2023. January to December 2022 data and analysis can be found here. My analysis is based on media reports only. The steps involved in the …
    By Amit Uttamchandani, 62 words
  3. Constitutionally Speaking
    By Pierre de Vos. 🇿🇦 More info

    Why ending the ANC’s cadre deployment policy may do little to end corruption and nepotism
    The ConCourt decision to reject the ANC’s bid to overturn an order for it to hand over all records of its cadre deployment committee is a victory for openness and transparency. But the ANC’s formal …
    By Pierre De Vos, 1,491 words
  4. Dutch Genealogy
    Find your ancestors from the Netherlands. By Yvette Hoitink. 🇳🇱 More info

    Dutch term – Gedetineerde
    A gedetineerde (literally: detained) is a prisoner. You may find them in prison records. From the late 1800s, some prisons took photos of their prisoners. You can find those in the records of the prison, …
    By Yvette Hoitink, 82 words
  5. EJIL: Talk!
    Blog of the European Journal of International Law. More info

    What role artificial intelligence could play in evaluating the compliance of military operations with international humanitarian law: The case study of the conduct of hostilities in Ukraine
    On the 23rd of January 2024, the Russian Federation launched a “massive” airstrike on the cities of Kyiv and Kharkiv, firing 41 missiles. The air defences shot down 21 of these missiles. These strikes exemplify …
    By Tetyana (Tanya) Krupiy, 1,938 words
  6. European studies blog
    Discover the British Library's extensive collections from continental Europe and read news and views on European culture and affairs. 🇬🇧 More info

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    The Slovenian Age of Enlightenment
    The Enlightenment in Slovenian lands was initiated by a group of like-minded people who advocated the change of the linguistic and cultural practices of the time, which relied exclusively on the use of the Latin …
    By European Studies, 55 words
  7. Europe by Rail | The Definitive Guide
    Exploring Europe by rail is easy and enjoyable. By Nicky Gardner, Susanne Kries. 🇩🇪 More info

  8. Freewheeling France
    Cycling in France and velotourisme including bike routes, cycling books and information on French cycling holidays. By Lyn. 🇫🇷 More info

    Ventoux Cycling Holidays
    So you want to ride Ventoux? If you need a little support, I'm now offering a bespoke service to help you arrange your Ventoux cycling holiday. Here's how I can help.
    By Lyn, 34 words
  9. Frog in a Well
    The primary purpose … is to promote more communication between those studying and researching in places like the United States with those in other places such as Japan. 🇬🇧 🇺🇸 More info

    Teaching Late Imperial China
    Chen Hongshou 陳洪綬, 1599–1652 Great Ford on the Yellow River So, if the class makes1 I will be doing Late Imperial China in Spring. I was going to do a few weeks of basic stuff, …
    By Alan Baumler, 1,060 words
  10. John Quiggin
    Commentary on Australian and world events from a socialist and democratic viewpoint. 🇦🇺 More info

    Monday Message Board
    Another Monday Message Board. Post comments on any topic. Civil discussion and no coarse language please. Side discussions and idees fixes to the sandpits, please. I’m now using Substack as a blogging platform, and for …
    By John Quiggin, 62 words
  11. Melbourne on Transit
    A blog about the service aspects of public transport in Melbourne, Australia. By Peter Parker. 🇦🇺 More info

    TT #187: More Frequency means More Go: Attitudes to PT frequency
    If you're catching a plane to London or New York you're making a serious journey that is typically planned days, weeks or months in advance. Unless you're in the top 1% such a trip would …
    By Peter Parker, 2,261 words
  12. Montreal City Weblog
    Threatening national cohesion since 1847! By Kate Mcdonnel. 🇨🇦 More info

    Mayor visits Village, talks security
    The mayor visited the Village on Thursday to talk security concerns with residents and business owners. She and the police chief say things are improving, with more police and social workers on the ground. There’s …
    By Kate, 60 words
  13. Niklas's blog
    By Niklas Pivic. 🇸🇪 More info

    Swedish politics in 2023
    The Tidö party leaders. Photograph by Tom Samuelsson - Eget arbete, CC BY-SA 4.0, Marcus Larsson, with the think tank Balans, has recently published an audit that shows how elected politicians in Stockholm are …
    2,628 words
  14. The Scholar's Stage
    A forum to discuss the intersections of history, behavioral science, and strategic thought, with an emphasis on East and Southeast Asian affairs. By Tanner Greer. 🇺🇸 More info

    Christmas Day as Judgement Day
    To write of Christmas after December 25th is neither a sin nor a crime, but there is something untoward in my tardiness. We meet the overdue Christmas missive with the same misgiving we reserve for …
    By T. Greer, 213 words
  15. Southeast Asia construction, transport, and infrastructure
    Transport and urban development in Southeast Asia. By James Clark. 🇻🇳 More info

    Cloud 11 Bangkok: Creator economy hub in South Sukhumvit Innovation District
    Cloud 11 is a mixed-use development on Sukhumvit Road in Bangkok that is being styled as a creator economy hub. The complex is comprised of four towers on top of a mega podium that will …
    By James Clark, 217 words
  16. Taiwan Quest
    A blog about moving to Taiwan in 2023. By Shi Zhen-Kang. 🇹🇼 More info

    Ducks and dinners in the Year of the Dragon
    My first lunar new year in Taiwan was three weeks after I arrived, and only a few days after I moved into my apartment. I was far from lonely, but I was technically alone.Since then, …
    By Zhen-Kang, 727 words
  17. TokyoDev | Articles
    Helping international software developers start and grow their career in Japan. By Paul McMahon. 🇯🇵 More info

    How I obtained a J-FIND visa in Japan
    The J-Find Visa enables recent graduates to engage in activities such as job hunting, business startup, and other income-generating endeavors within Japan — opportunities that were previously inaccessible to do so. I was one of …
    By Oguzhan Karagözoglu, 2,554 words
  18. Victorian Paris
    Life in 19th Century Paris. By Iva Polanski. More info

    Honoré Daumier: The King of Caricature
    His ability to unveil the truth through humor offers a window into the soul of 19th-century France, Daumier's biting caricatures and poignant paintings, provide a timeless commentary on his era's political and social upheavals.
    By Iva P., 40 words