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11 June 2009

Stories from 11 June 2009

Russia, U.S.: Reactions to WSJ Story on Web-Savvy Homeless

Earlier this month, Russian social networking portal Habrahabr.ru featured photos and some translated text from the May 30 Wall Street Journal piece on the online presence of the U.S. homeless...

Pakistan: Mayhem in Peshawar

Peshawar is the capital of the North-West Frontier Province and the administrative center for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. It is located on the edge of the Khyber...

Central & Eastern Europe: European Parliament Election

Iran: SMS is blocked

Ukraine, UK: Artist Olha Pryymak (aka Olechko)

Russia: “Repatriation of Compatriots”

Czech Republic: Missouri Family Photo in Grocery Store Ad

Russia: Soviet Leaders in Vladimir

Croatia: Farmers’ Protests

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Ratko Mladic Footage

Hungary: “Gypsies (Roma): Past and Present”

Iran: Woman activist call for unity

Mapping Iran’s Blogosphere on Election Eve

John Kelly and Bruce Etling share their study about Iran's blogosphere and election on the internet and democracy blog. Internet and democracy is the team blog for the internet and...

South Africa: Trailer of the film “Prodigal Son”

Four Hundred Burmese Migrant Workers Arrested in Thailand

Tanzania: One the road in Tanzania: a videoblog

Indonesia: Deteriorating Primary Defense Weapon System

Another Indonesian military helicopter crashed on Monday in Cianjur, West Java, raising concerns among Indonesians regarding the country's deteriorating Primary Defense Weapon System. This issue is fast becoming a favorite...

African photographers, writers and artists find their voice in blogs

As more Africans come to realize the power of blogging as a tool for expression on a global scale, the number of bloggers has increased and so has the themes...

Bahrain: From Blogger to President

Latin America: The Problem of Child Labor – Part II

Child labor is a sad reality in Latin America, and often many residents throughout the region become so used to seeing working children that they don't even realize it. Awareness...

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