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31 March 2011

Stories from 31 March 2011

Russia: “iPad 2 Smuggling in Full Blossom”

RuNet Echo

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Towards Partition

Bulgaria: Protest Against Belene Nuclear Power Plant

Jamaica: The Sea & Radioactivity

Haiti: Monsanto's Agenda

Trinidad & Tobago: Education – Leaving Kids at Sea

China: The Interrogation (A Tale of AI and Revolution)

Stainless Steel Mouse, aka Liu Di, has seen many of her peers arrested or disappeared over the past several weeks. Looking at the unusual way in which China's failed Jasmine...

Cuba: Meeting Carter

Jamaica: Enquiry No Laughing Matter

Ghana: Best Blogs Awards for Ghana

Communities in Limbo on Honduran-Salvadoran Border

Honduras: Security Forces in Denial Over Human Rights Violations

Kenyan Bloggers Form an Association; BAKE

On Friday 25th March, several Kenyan bloggers held a meeting in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, under the newly formed BAKE ( Bloggers Association Kenya). The meeting was the 4th in...

Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah: Opening doors to African women's bedrooms

For the past two years, Nana Darkoa’s blog Adventures from the bedrooms of African women has provided a forum for frank and intimate discussions of sex and sexuality amongst African...

Nigeria: Buhari leads in mock online polls

Russia: The Most Fierce DDOS Attack On LiveJournal Analyzed

RuNet Echo

Russia: Voting For The BOBs Blog Award Has Started

RuNet Echo

On march 22, 2011 voting for "The Best Of Blogs" Awards, event annually organized by German media corporation Deutsche Welle, started. The award is getting more popular every year. This...

Tensions Between Korea and Japan Intensified Over Territorial Conflict

Taiwan: Nuclear Waste on Orchid Island

In 1974, the Taiwan Atomic Energy Council decided to store nuclear waste on Taiwan's Orchid Island, where the indigenous Tao people have lived for generations. More than twenty years have...

Venezuela: H1N1 Cases on the Rise

The H1N1 virus has hit Venezuela. While writing this post, on March 28, the number of people infected with the virus is 415. Using Twitter, Venezuelans are sharing their frustration...

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