The University of Antioquia and Colciencias (Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation) [es], together with other organizations, have opened the sixth version [es] of Expouniversidad 2011 [es] (Sep.29 to Oct.7) in Medellín [es] to promote learning and to show advances in projects related to science, technology and innovation in the country. The event includes cultural and entertainment programs [es]. Read more about the expo in Altaír [es] and follow what's being said on Twitter through #Expouniversidad and @ExpoUdeA
5 October 2011
Stories from 5 October 2011
Bahrain has sentenced several doctors to 5-15 years in prison, accusing them of a range of crimes including stockpiling weapons at the country's main hospital - charges the doctors and international organisations say are fabricated.
Following wide mobilization in social media, Brazilian netizens managed to take down a pedophile blog in a matter of hours after the first alert was made on Twitter, on the morning of Monday, October 3.
The Myanmar government surprised everybody when it ordered the cancellation of a controversial dam project in response to the protests and public petition of villagers and civil society groups. Global Voices Author mydaydream translates Burmese news reports and online reactions on the suspension of the project