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15 May 2009

Stories from 15 May 2009

Tunisia: Ammar 404 is Back and Censoring Blogs Again

After a short hiatus, the dreaded Ammar 404 has once again attacked the Tunisian blogosphere. Ammar is the nickname given by Tunisian bloggers to the censorship machine plaguing their access...

Guatemala: Rosenberg Video Causes Uncertainty and Speculation

A video was recently released by slain Guatemalan lawyer Rodrigo Rosenberg where he accused President Alvaro Colom, the First Lady and 2 close associates of being responsible for his murder....

Video: 48 Hour Young Lions YouTube Contest and others you can join

Tonight could be your chance to make it big in the online video field, almost anywhere you live. All it takes is 48 hours to make, upload and get as...

Bahrain: Shameless Cruelty to Animals

Taiwan: Friendship with India

Saudi Arabia: Will Swine Flu Threaten Hajj?

Every year millions of Muslims converge to Mecca to perform Hajj (pilgrimage), one of the five pillars of Islam. Is this year's Hajj season being threatened by the A/H1N1 or...

Pakistan: Fighting Poverty Through Microfinance

Dominica, Cuba: Bird Festival

India: Perils Of An Unstable Government

Aruba, U.S.A.: Hubble Engineer

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: CLICO Investigations

India: Remembering The 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots

Jamaica, Dominican Republic: Whale Watching

Egypt: Court bans Porn Sites

Lawyer Nizar Ghorab (Ghorab translates to Crow in Arabic) filed a lawsuit calling for banning porn sites because they destroy the core values of the Egyptian society. The Administrative Court...

South Africa: “Cape Africa” Time

Kenya: What do you see on these images?

China: Earthquake, one year later

Kenya: Guns should be legal

Nigeria: Digital Lifestyle of Connected Nigerians

China: Blaming the first H1N1 patient