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11 July 2009

Stories from 11 July 2009

Malawi: Malawi Who Is Who

Africa: Interesting questions for Obama

Ghana: Obama Speech in Ghana

Peru: Crazy Combi Facebook Game

Colombia: Where to Find the Best Buñuelo

The buñuelo is a typical Colombian snack that can elicit hunger pangs with the mere mention of the word. That is what recently happened with a group of Colombian twitterers,...

Taiwan: Call for Reduced Sentence of a Chinese Worker

Communicating via missed calls

Estonia: Comparing 1989 with 2009

Georgia: An Interview with DvOrsky

Giga Paitchadze, better known online as DvOrsky, is no stranger to the Caucasus section of Global Voices Online. In the second of a series of audio interviews with bloggers in...

Brazil: Digital mob demands the Senate President's resignation

Thousand of protests have taken place 'virtually' on social media networks, such as Twitter, demanding the resignation of the Senate President, José Sarney. But, when the mobilization goes offline, only...

Afghanistan: Deals on the eve of elections

Uzbekistan: Failed state or private enterprise?

Tajikistan: Protests in Iran are a lesson for Tajiks

Kazakhstan: A Kazakh from China wins hearts of London

Kazakhstan: Kaznet under fire

Kazakhstan: Rock wave from Kazakhstan hits Russia

Kyrgyzstan: Games around Manas Air Base

Azerbaijan: Youth activist, prominent blogger imprisoned after trial behind closed doors

In what might be the first case of a blogger being assaulted and detained in the South Caucasus, two youth activists were yesterday imprisoned for two months pre-trial investigative detention...

Malaysia: Anwar Ibrahim sodomy trial

Malaysia’s opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is charged with sodomising a 23-year old male aide. Anwar believes the charge is politically-motivated. The sodomy trial, which has been postponed several times, is...

Bolivia: The Implementation of a Biometric Voter Registration

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