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· September, 2010

Stories about Breaking News from September, 2010

13 September 2010

Indonesia: Online rage over attack on church leaders

Two Christian church leaders were stabbed during a Sunday service in Indonesia which enraged netizens. As a protest, Facebookers were encouraged to "blank out" their profile pictures.

Guinea: Violent Confrontations in Conakry Prior To The Second Round

2 September 2010

Philippines: “Merry Christmas” is top twitter topic

On September 1, “Merry Christmas” became the top twitter trending topic. Many around around the world are wondering about the early Twitter Christmas greetings. Filipino tweeps are partly to blame...

Russia: Bloggers Help to De-anonymize Violent Policemen

Mozambique: Violent Unrest, Frustration in Maputo

As night falls on the second day of violent unrest, uncertainty remains in Maputo. Bloggers are still working to digest and fully analyze the causes of the riots, which were...

South Korea: Live Weather Report Via Twitter During Typhoon

Seoul Metropolitan area has undergone one of worst traffic disasters in decades as a typhoon battered the country. The twitterers have made it somehow managable by twitting road conditions, uploading...

1 September 2010

Mozambique: Government Appeals for Calm

Mozambique: Maputo on alert with unrest

The city of Maputo is on alert as popular revolt is spreading over the cost of bread, water and electricity. Residents report disturbances on the street as things appear to...

LiveJournal Bloggers Killed During Terror Attack in the West Bank