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4 March 2009

Stories from 4 March 2009

Sri Lanka: Let Us Not Speculate

Pakistan: The Blame Game.. Again..

Myanmar envoy: Rohingyas “are as ugly as ogres”

Bangladesh: The Leaked Audio Files And Some Questions

India: Fearless Karnataka

Egyptian bloggers unite in the face of terrorism

Eman AbdElRahman wrote about how the Egyptian blogosphere reacted to Al Hussein bombs on February 22 that resulted in the death of a French tourist and the injury of more...

Australia: Reactions to “Cricket Terror”

Cricket, that shared legacy of British colonialism, has taken centre stage in Australian blogs following the terror attack in Lahore. This terror attack has taken bushfires off the front pages...

Fiji soldiers show up at murder trial

How will Fiji repay its debt to China?

Balut: A Filipino Delicacy

Israel: Cold Front Warmly Received

The snow and icy rains that chilled Israel this weekend received a warm welcome from its residents. As the rainy season draws to a close, many fear that this year's...

Mexico: Two Musicians Selected for YouTube Symphony Orchestra

Two Mexican musicians have been selected for the YouTube Symphony Orchestra international orchestra, a collaborative project using social media through the use of auditions through YouTube videos. Manuel Zogbi from...

A Brazilian journalist in search of Iranian bloggers

Raul Juste Lores is a Brazilian journalist and Beijing Bureau Chief of Folha de Sao Paulo. He has recently taken a trip to Tehran, where he met and interviewed several...

Morocco: Moroccan-American Author Releases First Novel

Over the past few years since her first book, a collection of intertwined short stories entitled Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits, was released, Laila Lalami has emerged as one of...

Bahrain: Defence Lawyer Dismisses Rape As “Harmless Fun”

A court case involving the alleged abduction and gang rape of a woman has caught the attention of some of Bahrain's bloggers, because of the act was dismissed as harmless...

Madagascar: “I feel like in a war movie”

The political crisis in Madagascar, unfolding since late January, took yet another turn today with the sound of gun shots and tear gas, as police and protestors clashed all over...

Arrest Warrant For Omar al-Bashir: “Just Talk And Talk…”

The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrant Wednesday for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir making him the first sitting head of state to be charged with war crimes and crimes against...

Egypt: Interview with Elhamalawy

Egypt: Now TV Program on Blogging

Barbados: No Confidence?

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