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3 July 2009

Stories from 3 July 2009

Facebook conquers Southeast Asia

Malaysia: University admissions process

Cambodia: Khmer Gold

Palestine: Dehumanized In Gaza

Bahrain: Congratulations, India

Belarus: President Pardons Emanuel Zeltser

On June 30, a U.S. Congress delegation visited Minsk to meet with Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko. During this meeting, members of the U.S. delegation asked the president to pardon Emanuel...

DRC: Goma's Makeover for Independence Day

June 30th marked the 49th anniversary of the Democratic Republic of Congo's independence from Belgium. This year, the official festivities took place in Goma. Bloggers react to this historic anniversary,...

Morocco: An Alternative to Iran?

A recent article in the Washington Post has caused quite a stir amongst Moroccan bloggers, as well as on Twitter and in forums. The article, which suggests Morocco as a...

India: Court Ruling Decriminalizes Gay Sex

On Thursday, 2nd of July the Delhi high court ruled that treating consensual gay sex as a crime was discriminatory and therefore a violation of fundamental rights protected by India's...

Guatemala: For Some Artists, Picasso was Wrong

Some Guatemalan artists are out to prove that Pablo Picasso's quote "Computers are useless. They can only give you answers" is incorrect. For many, computers and the internet are the...

India: Question To The Minister Of Railways

Japan: Aokigahara and Suicide

Bhutan: Ordinary People Are Losing Homes

The Uyghurs: Persecuted Muslim Minority in NorthWest China

Today we take a look at the situation faced by the Uyghur people, a Muslim minority in the Xinjiang region of China, where their culture is being obliterated by the...

Nepal: Most Of The Maoist Guerillas Will Not Be Merged With Army

Iran: Desert in photos

Trinidad & Tobago: Now What?

Haiti: Mourning Met With Violence

Barbados: Charges Withdrawn

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: The Right Information

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