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· October, 2013

Stories about Humor from October, 2013

28 October 2013

Egypt: Lawsuits Greet Bassem Youssef's Long-Awaited Al Bernameg

How ready is Egypt for Bassem Youssef's latest round of satire? Netizens react to the first episode of El Bernameg (The Programme), which was greeted with lawsuits.

22 October 2013

Opposition Wins Trinidad's Local Government Elections, but Everybody Celebrates

The opposition People's National Movement has won Trinidad's Local Government Elections - but that hasn't stopped the other political parties from claiming some measure of victory. Netizens, meanwhile, are incredulous.

18 October 2013

Controversial Candidates, Silly Season in Trinidad & Tobago

The by-election for the St. Joseph parliamentary seat will be held in early November - but the candidates are as controversial as the former representative.

13 October 2013

The Kremlin's Internet Takeover: A Surefire Flop

RuNet Echo

When it comes to technology, the Russian government makes up in ambition for what it lacks in competence. Earlier this week, state-controlled telecom Rostelecom announced a government-sponsored Internet search engine.

12 October 2013

Earthquake Spurs Tsunami of Tweets in Trinidad & Tobago

If social media had a Richter scale, comments about the earthquake that struck last night would have registered high, judging from the timelines of Twitter and Facebook users.

8 October 2013

#IranJeans: Yes We Do Wear Jeans, Mr. Netanyahu

The joke's on the Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu for saying that Iranians are not free to wear jeans.

Jump off the Bridge! The Tajik President's Motorcade is Coming

A recent incident in the capital of Tajikistan has revealed how much the country's netizens hate presidential motorcades.

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