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13 August 2009

Stories from 13 August 2009

Peru: Teacher Guides for XO Laptops

Nigeria: Dissecting Clinton's speech

Angola: The assassination of a ruling party MP

The Angolan blogosphere reacts to a double murder: a Member of Parliament and her brother, a Migration and Foreigners Services officer, were gunned down at the end of July. Was...

Nigeria: Gaddafi, stop killing Nigerians!

Palestine: Gaza War Cemetery

Algeria: Business as Usual After Chinese Face Off

The influx of Chinese immigrants to Algeria ignited a face off between the immigrants and locals when about 100 residents and migrants clashed, using knives and bludgeons. Bloggers weigh in.

Syria: Snag Hits Blogging Contest

The Syrian blogosphere, which is quite active and centered around Arabic and English, has recently joined the realm of competitive blogospheres. Jillian C. York has the story.

Southeast Asia: Twitter reactions on Suu Kyi guilty verdict

Myanmar opposition leader and global democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to 18 months of house arrest for violating the terms of her detention. Suu Kyi’s conviction was...

Ukraine, Russia: More on Medvedev's Statements

Slovenia, Croatia: Coverage of the Border Dispute

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