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16 May 2009

Stories from 16 May 2009

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Political Eurovision

Macedonia: French Military Cemetery in Skopje

India Votes for No Change: Indian Bloggers & Twitter Users React to #IndiaVotes09 Results

The results for the month long Indian Lok Sabha elections are out and India has voted back the incumbent Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) into power with a decisive verdict,...

Bahrain: Why so many sandstorms?

India: A Surprise Result

Nigeria: The next Nigerian for the Chinese hangman

India Elections 2009: Tapping Into The Twitter

As the results of the Indian Parliamentary Elections 2009 came trickling in since today morning, Indians from all around the world were glued on to their TV or pc screens...

Malawi: 800 officers hired for the general election

India Elections 09: India votes decisively, decides to strengthen the hand of stability

Election results are pouring in from all across the country and it is now clear that India has voted decisively for a stable government at the center, under the leadership...

Africa: The Grid and Mobile Phone Documentary

Ghana: Sponsor Maker Faire Africa

Bloggers raise funds for Brunei Special Olympics Team

In providing support to the Brunei Special Olympics team, local bloggers are creating awareness on the team’s forthcoming participation in the World Special Olympics in Athens in 2011. Major fundraising...

Angola: “Every city has its history, and ours is no different”

In a time when Luanda's landscape is suffering big changes, citizens have come together to protect the city’s architectural heritage. In this post we explore bloggers' discussion of the need...

Blogger of the week: Mong Palatino

Meet Mong Palatino. To Global Voices readers, he is the Regional Editor for Southeast Asia and Oceania. In his native Philippines, however, he is known by his full name, Raymond...

Iran: Karroubi supporters armed with Facebook in presidential election

Facebook was banned in Iran until recently, but now supporters of the former speaker of the Iranian parliament, Mehdi Karroubi, use it as a vehicle to promote his candidacy in...

Indian Elections 2009: Post Poll Scenarios

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