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· April, 2010

Stories about Breaking News from April, 2010

30 April 2010

Puerto Rico: Amidst protests, students speak up for themselves online

Amidst protests over budget cuts students of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) have a found an additional space to express themselves: the Internet.

20 April 2010

Egypt: Let's Shoot those Protesters!

In a debate on recurrent demonstrations, Egyptian ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) members of Parliament lashed out during a verbal battle with Muslim Brotherhood MPs over protesters in the country...

18 April 2010

Myanmar: Hundreds injured in bomb blasts

Philippines: Veteran Journalists Receives Death Threats

Philippines: Online indignation over massacre case

The government's recent decision to drop multiple murder charges against two members of the Ampatuan clan involved in the November 2009 Maguindanao massacre of 57 people, including 31 journalists, has...

Madagascar: A Flurry of Alleged Coups as Mediation Resumes

Russia: Volcanic Eruption Provokes Cooperation and Jokes

RuNet Echo

Two days passed since Mother Nature showed its power to mankind letting the Icelandic volcano with unpronounceable name “Eyjafjallajökull” fill the European aerospace with ashes. As the ash cloud went...

15 April 2010

Pakistan: Abbotabad Riots

14 April 2010

China: Web mobilizes to help Yushu earthquake victims

Between local government attempts to keep news of the Yushu earthquake contained and China's top leaders calling for "all-out" assistance from the public, desire from offline and virtual civil society...

11 April 2010

Russia: Eyewitness Story Of Polish Plane Crash in Smolensk

Russia: Reactions to the Polish Tragedy

RuNet Echo

April 10, 2010, the day that should have started a new era in the Russian-Polish relations, brought tragic news instead. Airplane with the highest Polish establishment on board crashed in...

Poland: Video Reactions to the Deadly Plane Crash

Following the shocking news of the death of President Lech Kaczyński and 95 other officials, Poland starts the official week of mourning. Next to an enormous amount of reactions in...

Poland: R.I.P. Black Saturday 10.04.2010

As we live through the first 24 hours of the tragedy of the Polish nation, social media in Poland present various reactions to this morning's events, when the country lost...

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