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17 April 2009

Stories from 17 April 2009

Serbia: Thoughts on Doubt and Faith

Orthodox Christian believers will celebrate Easter on Sunday, April 19. On this occasion, some Serbian bloggers posted their thoughts about different legends and dogma related to Jesus Christ. Sinisa Boljanovic...

Sri Lanka: Facebook Promotion In A Bus

Bangladesh: Bijli Strikes

Caribbean: 5th Summit Begins

As the heads of member states of the Fifth Summit of the Americas gather today in Trinidad and Tobago, bloggers Caribbean-wide are eager to discuss the pros and cons of...

Australia: Playing Political Bingo with Boat People

An upturn in the arrival of refugees to Australia by boat has brought tragedy and controversy. The issue of border protection that dominated the 2001 Federal election has re-emerged with...

Morocco: Transport Strikes Leaves Morocco Crippled

Over the past week, a taxi strike across Morocco has left the country nearly immobile. Although Morocco has a decent train system and network of buses, many Moroccans - particularly...

Guyana: CLICO Judicial Manager Shot

News broke yesterday that Insurance Commissioner Maria van Beek, who also happens to be the woman in charge of dissolving failed conglomerate CLICO Guyana, was shot yesterday in Georgetown. Bloggers...

Haiti: Mounting Tensions

Barbados: The Danger of Hate Speech

Bermuda: National Debt

Guadeloupe: Sarkozy & Guadeloupe

Martinique: Homage to Aimé Césaire

FMC Meets with Conservationists in Nairobi over Furadan

On Wednesday, 15 April 2009, two representatives FMC, the Philadelphia-based manufacturer of the controversial pesticide that is at the centre of lion poisoning in Kenya, Furadan, met with conservationists that...

Georgia: Who is Giorgi Targamadze?

Pakistan: Talibans Violating Constitution

India: Sights of Indian Elections

Israel: Reflecting on Israeli-Palestinian Relations

The mood in the Israeli blogosphere is contemplative. Perhaps it is the conclusion of the Passover holiday that celebrates freedom from oppression or just that Israelis have had quiet time...

Bahrain: Sunni v. Shi'i Basketball

South Africa: ANC hosts debate on twitter for upcoming elections

There is a final push by political parties contesting the upcoming elections in South Africa. In particular, the ruling party the ANC (African National Congress) held a debate via twitter...

India's First Digital Elections Evoke Strong Reactions Online

The world's biggest election is underway in India and, as India's 714 million voters cast their ballots in the month-long elections, they are witness to a range of digital initiatives...

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