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6 November 2012

Daily archive · 6 posts

Stories from 6 November 2012

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Mexicans Weigh in on US Presidential Election

Romney? Obama? Does it matter? Is the American electoral system a model to follow for other countries? Here we have compiled some reactions shared by Mexican netizens regarding the November...

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Ugandan Prime Minister Interacts on Twitter Using #AskthePM

#AskthePM is a hashtag created for online users to interact with the Prime Minister of Uganda, Amama Mbabazi. The fourth #AskthePM took place on 27 October, 2012. Tweets by Ugandan...

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Jamaicans Debate Gay-Bashing Incident

The beating of a gay student at the University of Technology in Jamaica has continued to be a subject of discussion online. While the exact details of the incident are...

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Spain: Catalan Unionist Party Launches Controversial Viral Video

One of Catalonia's minority unionist parties, Ciutadans, made a splash on the Web with a viral video citing a controversial essay written by former nationalist president Jordi Pujol, containing derogatory...

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Anonymous Twitter Account Leads Major Protests in Kuwait

Tens of thousands showed up in the areas of Mishref and Sabah Al-Salem protesting the Kuwaiti Amir's amendment of the voting law which allows a citizen to vote for one...

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China: Intellectuals Debate Politics of Nobel Prize in Literature

Chinese writer Mo Yan won the Nobel Prize in Literature with the Chinese government's blessing. The achievement has stirred debate among Chinese intellectuals, with some believing that literature should be...

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