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16 June 2009

Stories from 16 June 2009

Iran: More citizen video from protests

More than 100,000 people marched in Tehran on Monday in support of reformist presidential candidate, Mir Hussein Mousavi and his demands for an annulment of the election results that declared...

Russia: U.S. Ambassador's Blog

Europe: Schengen Visa Regime News

Bahrain: Bloggers Meet

Bahrain: Equipped For Swine Flu?

Morocco: Beacon of Freedom of Speech?

Iran: Flowers for security forces

Ecuador: Galapagos Islands Advance in 7 New Wonders Competition

Ecuador's Galapagos Islands have advanced to the next round in the online competition for the 7 New Wonders of the World. These islands boast some of the most diverse flora...

Nepal: What really happened in 2001?

Brazil: Petrobras Blog Versus Mainstream Media

In the first week of June, Brazil's giant semi-public oil company Petrobras created a free blog on Wordpress. Among the posts publicised during the blog's first days were questions and...

Armenia: Iranian student protest

Bangladesh: Shahidul Alam Detained By Indian Border Security Forces

India: rights of the linguistic minorities in Mizoram

China: Conversation with AMARC

Japan: ‘1Q84′, the new bestseller by Haruki Murakami

“In your sky how many moons are floating?”. This the catch phrase of 1Q84 [ja], Ichi Kew Hachi Yon, (Q in Japanese reads the same as 9), the new 2...

China: Chinese netizen reactions to Iranian election

Japan: Mobile social network

South Korea: Citizen declaration

South Africa celebrates Youth Day and remembers the past

June 16, which is now referred to as Youth Day here in South Africa is day when we remember the past. On June 16, 1976 the Soweto uprising occurred sparked...

Bermuda, USA, UK: Fallout over Guantanamo

Bermudian bloggers still have not stopped talking about their government's agreement to have four detainees of Guantanamo Bay to resettle on the island. Most of their focus seems to be...

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