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· October, 2013

Stories about Humor from October, 2013

China: Photoshop Propaganda Explained

Halloween Costume with Chinese Character

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.

VIDEO: “No Woman, No Drive” Stuns Saudi Arabia

Portugal Says “Thank You Troika”, Really?

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.

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.

The Kremlin's Internet Takeover: A Surefire Flop

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.

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.

Chinese Netizens React: What is Patriotism?

Underwear Bombardment on North Korea?

#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.

#EauSecours: The Hashtag Poking Fun at Water Shortage in Dakar, Senegal

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