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· February, 2010

Stories about Politics from February, 2010

27 February 2010

Qatar: Artist MF Husain trades Indian passport for Qatari one

Reactions on the Internet ranged from shock, dismay and delight as MF Husain, one of India's most celebrated and reviled artists, is offered Qatari citizenship - and accepts.

Nigeria: Has God answered our prayers?

Nigeria: Is Mrs Yar'Adua running the country?

Nigeria: Acting President yet to have access to classified information

26 February 2010

Greece, Germany and the middle finger of Venus de Milo

In the continuing drama of the Greek financial crisis, a row erupted last week because of a German magazine cover that depicted ancient Greek statue Venus de Milo flipping a...

Trinidad & Tobago: New Opposition Leader

Belize: Teachers’ Strike

Cuba: On the Front Line

Bermuda: Budget Day

Russia: Closure of Torrents.ru Makes People Suspicious of .Ru Zone

RuNet Echo

The decision to close Torrents.ru is certainly controversial and became one of the major discussion topics in the country. Going beyond the copyright concept, bloggers wonder how safe it is...

25 February 2010

Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana: Rights of LGBT

Bermuda: Southlands

Rwanda: Controversy surrounding opposition candidate

Cuba: Hunger Striker Dies in Havana Prison

The death of the first Cuban political prisoner to die on hunger strike since 1972 is eliciting a combination of speechlessness and outrage on the web.

24 February 2010

Russia: Government Supports Blogger School

Nepal: Monarchists Shut Down Capital Kathmandu

Pro monarchy groups demanding restoration of constitutional monarchy, and establishment of a Hindu state in Nepal forced its capital Kathmandu to shut down.

Barbados, St. Kitts & Nevis: Corruption Watch

Bermuda: Budget Day

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