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5 April 2014

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Chasing Bangladesh's Extreme Weather

The Great Bangladesh Weather Expedition aims to study the severe weather there, including flooding, tornadoes and drought.

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A Russian Gulag for American Social Networks’ Data?

RuNet Echo

A Moscow city councilman is promoting legislation that would require all online social networks to house users’ personal data on servers located on Russian soil.

4 April 2014

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GV Face: The USA's Secret “Cuban Twitter”

GV Face

A secret US plan to support regime change in Cuba with a Twitter-like messaging service called ZunZuneo has now come under the spotlight with news reports that thousands of Cubans...

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Campaign to Unfollow “Occupied” Opposition Twitter

RuNet Echo

Many @lentaruofficial fans were incensed at the perceived usurpation, and started a mini-campaign to get people to unfollow the "zombie" impostor.

3 April 2014

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Mozambique Wants to Criminalize ‘Insulting’ Texts, Emails and Internet Posts

The proposed law, soon to be submitted to parliament, would criminalize text messages, emails and other types of online posts that "jeopardize the security of the state".

2 April 2014

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Five Urdu Bloggers From Pakistan Everyone Should Know

The Bridge

Tens of thousands of Pakistanis are conversing on the Internet in Urdu. Our Urdu Editor introduces you to five of them in this post.

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RuNet April Fools’ Roundup

RuNet Echo

RuNet Echo has collected the best gags for your amusement.

1 April 2014

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Vkontakte's Pavel Durov Departs: Genuine or Joke?

RuNet Echo

In what is either a bombshell for Russian social media or a daring April Fools' Day joke, Vkontakte general director Pavel Durov has announced his resignation.

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Maoming Residents in China Rally Against PX Chemical Plant

Photo posted on social media showed protesters bleeding after apparent scuffles with police.

31 March 2014

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Teenage Bloggers in Bangladesh Arrested For ‘Blasphemous’ Facebook Posts

Fellow bloggers accuse an Islamist student organization of distributing false propaganda that rallied a mob against the two bloggers and led to their arrest.

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