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Friday Digest: Iran, South Sudan, Afghanistan

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. ...


Shanghai’s first underground luxury hotel

If you thought constructing the world’s tallest tower was every architects dream, you were wrong. In China, they’re building a groundscraper, almost completely below the surface. From the article on Architizer: The latest in this trend, the Intercontinental Shimao Shanghai Wonderland, has just broken ground in an abandoned quarry at the foot of Tianmashan Mountain, some 45 kilometres southwest of the city center. Shanghai Shimao Property Group, ...


A Sarkozy loss could plunge Europe into chaos…

Last week we published an article about Nicolas Sarkozy who decided to ban cheese from the menu at the Elysee Palace, but today no more cheese, serious talks instead. We’re talking about chaos… In a recent article by Matthew Yglesias published on Slate, the journalist writes: ‘The next crisis, however, may center on France and be much worse. In particular, incumbent President Nicholas Sarkozy has been warning French voters that electing ...


The CMH 4th Annual Spring Benefit on April 22

Children Mending Hearts is an organization we support because it is dedicated to empowering disadvantaged youth through educational and arts programs that build empathy and global citizenry. The kind of initiative we know very well because Max Dana is also working with disadvantaged children. So we frequently mention the organization on the Sama Gazette, the first time was in 2009, then it was in 2010 and more recently in January 2012 for the First ...


Art in Sudan: Elshafei Dafalla Mohamed

Last month we read an interesting article on VoANews website about Sudanese artist Elshafei Dafalla Mohamed. We already mentioned several Sudanese artists like Ahmed Abushariaa, El Tayib Daw El Bait, Hamid Ayoub and the late Rashid Mahdi you can read more about on En Route to Sudan. Elshafei Dafalla Mohamed comes from the Blue Nile region but he moved to the United States in 2001 and he is currently living in the Washington area. VoANews article says: ...


Friday Digest: Google, North Korea, Sony, Mali

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. ...


da-eYe : Easter Egg Head 2012!

We hope you all had a happy Easter! Here we had a very good one, thanks to da-eYe. Like every year, Max Dana organized an egg hunt and da-eYe was invited, of course. And he really made our day. Here is what Max wrote about it on her blog:  da-eYe is a serious guy. You know him well enough now to know he doesn’t like being laughed at. But he always enjoys making jokes at someone else’s expense. So once again, it was too tempting to tease him, I ...


President Sarkozy Bans Cheese After Dinner

Yes, you read well: Nicolas Sarkozy has banned cheese from the menu at the Elysee Palace… You know how much we like cheese on the Sama Gazette, and maybe you remember our posts: Try Raclette For A Warming Winter Dinner (one of Max Dana favorite dishes) or French Cheese: Camembert, Brie, Roquefort, Chevre… illustrated by two great drawings by Pete Fowler. So when we read Sarkozy had banned cheese, we were chocked! The French President adheres to a ...


Urgence Darfour: take action to Stop al-Bashir!

A couple of years ago, we published ‘En Route to Sudan’ with news, articles, resources and more dedicated to Sudan, South Sudan, Darfur, Abyei, South Kordofan, Blue Nile… In France, an organization is working to raise awareness on Darfur, and we already mentioned it as it was part of the “60 Signers for the 60th Anniversary” Initiative launched by our committed creator, Max Dana. After a long break, French organization Urgence ...


Art in India: Jayshree Jaykumar and JJ Studios

Jayshree Jaykumar is an Indian artist and entrepreneur. She was born in 1978 in India and is a self-taught artist who works on oil, water color and acrylic. According to Wikipedia, she worked on the re-productions of Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and later she started to create the painting of the main idol of Tirupati Balaji. With her paintings that replicates the deity of Tirupati Balaji, Jayshree has been recognized as a worthy artist in India and in 2009, ...






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