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6 August 2008

Stories from 6 August 2008

iSummit2008: The Japanese-English divide

The 2008 iSummit in Sapporo, Japan ended last week after three days of keynotes and lab sessions on open content and open culture. Blogger Shinya Ichinohe (shinyai), who attended the...

Turkey: Dailymotion blocked

Lebanon: Calling Gaza and the West Bank

Lebanon: Power outages

Arabeyes: Mauritanian President Ousted in Military Coup d'état

Army commanders ousted Mauritania's first freely elected president in two decades, President Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi, in a military coup d'état Wednesday after political feuding over the firing of the...

Costa Rica: Olympics Blog

Uruguay: Listing of Podcasts

Armenia: Turkish Football Fans

Armenia: Corruption

Czech Republic: The Smallest Coin Must Go

Macedonia: 11 questions for Greece

Sri Lanka: No Pornography

Azerbaijan: Corruption

Sri Lanka: Monitoring Mobiles

Albania: Tourist Boom?

Lebanon: On Bulldozing and Israel's “Moral Superiority”

Nigeria: ChallengeIT Camp 2008

Syria: Religious Ties

Western Sahara: A Tribute to a Hero

Occidental - Sada Assahra al -Gharbiya [ar] has posted a poem entitled “Another Poem from the Occupied Territory: My Hero!”

Morocco: Burgeoning Mollywood

Morocco has long been a mecca for foreign filmmakers. Iconic films like The Last Temptation of Christ and Lawrence of Arabia, as well as more recent films Rendition and Black...