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26 May 2010

Daily archive · 10 posts

Stories from 26 May 2010

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UAE: Dubai Road Stunt Enrages Bloggers

Bloggers in the UAE are outraged after a video was posted on YouTube showing young men driving in a reckless manner in broad daylight on one of Dubai's busiest streets.

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South Africa: The World Cup is Coming to Grahamstown

This year in Grahamstown, South Africa, the World Cup coincides with the annual National Arts Festival, which is expected to increase tourism and opportunities for residents. Citizen journalists from the...

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UAE: An Encounter with a Camel

If you tell anyone you live in the Arabian Gulf, two things come to their mind - oil and camels. Noora Nasrallah, who tweets as PurpleNano, describes her encounter with...

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Colombia: Presidential Election and Campaigning in Citizen Media

The Colombian Presidential election is scheduled for May 30, in which Juan Manuel Santos and Antanas Mockus are considered the frontrunners. The contest is actively being discussed in citizen media...

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Jamaica: Bloggers Look at the Lighter Side

West Indians have a saying, "If you don't laugh, you'll cry." Certainly, the current wave of violence in Jamaica - is nothing to laugh about. But after days of sobering...

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Egypt: Rima Fakih – What does religion have to do with it?

Rima Fakih, an Arab Muslim immigrant, won the Miss USA Pageant. There are those who considered her award an Arab victory, those who considered her a Muslim disgrace, and others...

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Bloggers React to Gunfights and Change in Government in Madagascar

Gunfights in Antananarivo and yet another change in the government shook Madagascar the past week. Bloggers react:

MENA: To Draw or Not to Draw Muhammed

The fire ignited by the Everybody Draw Mohammed Day on Facebook, is still raging. Here is a snap shot of reactions from across the Middle East.

Pakistan: Netizens Protest The Blanket Ban Of Facebook And Other Sites

After the ban of Facebook, Youtube and several other sites in Pakistan, many netizens of the country are outraged by the decision.

Trinidad and Tobago: Election Landslide

After a snap election ends the rule of Prime Minister Patrick Manning, Trinidadian bloggers react to the new People's Partnership coalition government, led by the country's first female prime minister.

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