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6 May 2009

Stories from 6 May 2009

Iran: Movement of 1000 bloggers supports Mousavi for presidency

Supporters of two leading reformist presidential candidates, former prime minister Mir Hussein Mousavi and former parliament speaker, Mehdi Karroubi are using the internet, including blogs and Facebook, to beef up...

Georgia: Brink of civil war?

Maldives: Destruction Of Tombstones

Nepal: An All Party National Government?

Sri Lanka: Is The LTTE Defeated And The War Over?

Pakistan: The Tri-nation Summit

Tanzania: Dar es Salaam Armoury Explosion Death Toll Rises

The death toll from the military depot blast in Dar es Salaam has gone up to 22. Six service personnel and 16 civilians have been confirmed as killed by the...

Bangladesh: Faces Of Poverty

Bangladesh: Duty On Imported Cars

Venezuela: Conflict Between the Media During Earthquake

The earthquake that shook Venezuela earlier this week brought attention to the role of government and private media for informing the general public. Instead of providing information, the government was...

Bloggers react to NZ Maori Party's proposed trip to Fiji

Bloggers are reacting to proposals by members of New Zealand’s Maori Party who wanted a delegation to travel to Fiji to speak with the country's Prime Minister to better understand...

Martinique: Flooding Deaths

Cuba: Internet Access

Barbados: Illegal Immigrants

China: Co-ed subway cars

Jamaica: Stereotyping

China: Ninety minutes with Mo Yan

Guyana: With Benefits

Tajikistan: Taking Lessons

Afghanistan: Picnics and living standards

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