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13 August 2009

Daily archive · 6 posts

Stories from 13 August 2009

Palestine: Reactions to Launch of Google.ps

Google is adding the domain google.ps to its line up of sites offering localized search. The new Google domain is intended to work in the West Bank and Gaza, where...

Blogging with HIV: “Love is still possible”

Conversations for a Better World

A growing number of HIV-positive bloggers around the world are using citizen media to express how they live with the virus, although speaking openly about HIV/AIDS can be difficult.

Angola: The assassination of a ruling party MP

The Angolan blogosphere reacts to a double murder: a Member of Parliament and her brother, a Migration and Foreigners Services officer, were gunned down at the end of July. Was...

Algeria: Business as Usual After Chinese Face Off

The influx of Chinese immigrants to Algeria ignited a face off between the immigrants and locals when about 100 residents and migrants clashed, using knives and bludgeons. Bloggers weigh in.

Syria: Snag Hits Blogging Contest

The Syrian blogosphere, which is quite active and centered around Arabic and English, has recently joined the realm of competitive blogospheres. Jillian C. York has the story.

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Southeast Asia: Twitter reactions on Suu Kyi guilty verdict

Myanmar opposition leader and global democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to 18 months of house arrest for violating the terms of her detention. Suu Kyi’s conviction was...

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