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· May, 2010

Stories about North America from May, 2010

30 May 2010

Japan: Monozukuri for the Modern Age

The Japanese counterpart of Make Magazine, an American quarterly magazine for DIY enthusiasts, organizes a regular event in Tokyo called Make Tokyo Meeting (MTM). The fifth MTM, held at the...

26 May 2010

Russia-USA: Like father like son

Bangladesh: What To Miss About The Country

Egypt: Rima Fakih – What does religion have to do with it?

Rima Fakih, an Arab Muslim immigrant, won the Miss USA Pageant. There are those who considered her award an Arab victory, those who considered her a Muslim disgrace, and others...

24 May 2010

Peru: Schoolgirl Questions US First Lady About Immigration Reform

During a recent visit to a Maryland school, US First Lady Michelle Obama received a question from a schoolgirl of Peruvian descent, who asked why people without immigration papers were...

21 May 2010

USA: Hemp History Week, Saving Plant and Planet

In tough economic times, why would anyone ban industrial farming of a highly profitable and useful plant that requires almost no pesticides?

Puerto Rico: The University Protest seen through Online Video

The University of Puerto Rico's month long protest against budget cuts is still going strong. Through online video the students hunkered down inside the Rio Piedras campus keep the information...

18 May 2010

Pakistan: The Draw Mohammed Day Controversy

A controversial Facebook campaign called “Everybody Draw Muhammed Day” has irked many Muslims across the world. This has also caused an uproar in the Pakistani blogosphere and many bloggers are...

Jordan: Israel denies Noam Chomsky entry

Japan: The Strength of Soft Power

16 May 2010

Russia: Russian Women & the Future of the US

Pakistan: Reactions To The Time Square Bomber

Earlier this month an attempted Bomb attack at the Time Square in New York City raised security alerts across USA. A Pakistani-American man was detained in this connection which raised...

14 May 2010

Haiti: Help or Hindrance?

Macedonia: Bloggers Celebrate 1945 Victory Over Fascism

Several Macedonian bloggers joined the May 9 celebration of victory over fascism in World War II.

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