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· August, 2010

Stories about Breaking News from August, 2010

31 August 2010

Russia: Video Depicting the Real Details of Putin's Trip

U.S. Virgin Islands: The Effects of Hurricane Earl

Hurricane Earl made its way across the U.S. Virgin Islands yesterday as bloggers continued to share their thoughts and experiences. Jamaican diaspora blogger Labrish, who “[has] been fortunate to travel...

30 August 2010

Caribbean: “Earl” Watch

It's that time again: Hurricane season. Regional bloggers, having been affected by brutal storms in the past, are keeping a watchful eye on Hurricane Earl, which has now been classified...

Russia: Bloggers Outraged by Putin's Interview

25 August 2010

Russia: Bloggers Accuse Pro-Kremlin Youth Leader in Minor Abuse

China: Fujian Netizen, Fan Yanqiong, Released from Prison

The last of the Fujian 3 netizens still in prison, Fan Yanqiong, was quietly released today on medical parole with nearly a year remaining on her sentence. Watch He Yang's...

24 August 2010

Chile: Thermoelectric Plant is Approved Despite President's Promise

Russian Internet Surveillance Allegedly Hacked

Mexico: Miss Universe 2010 Gets All the Attention on Twitter

Miss Mexico 2010, Jimena Navarrete, won this year's Miss Universe contest. Mexican Twitter users expressed enthusiasm for Navarrete's victory; however, some criticized the amount of attention the event was getting...

Philippines: Hostage drama ends in violence

An ex-policeman hijacked a tourist bus in Manila, Philippines which led to the death of 9 tourists from Hong Kong. Filipino netizens are angry, sad, and disappointed. Here are some...

23 August 2010

Chile: 33 Trapped Miners Are Alive

33 miners trapped inside a collapsed copper and gold mine in northern Chile confirmed on a small note that all of them are alive inside a shelter, thus revitalizing search...

South Korea: North Korea's Stealth War Manual Disclosed