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12 September 2009

Stories from 12 September 2009

Brazil: Photos of a country hit by hail, rain and high winds

Heavy rains killed at least 11 people in Brazil, injured hundreds and made thousand homeless in the past week. Citizen photographers have registered the wreckage across the country.

Ukraine: Interview With Femen's Anna Gutsol

Arab World: Healing the Rifts of 9/11

As the United States remembers the tragedy that occurred on September 11, 2001, the rest of the world is remembering too. For many Arabs, that day marked a change in...

Jordan: GPS nightmare

Syria: Back to School

UAE: Heart's Content

Chile: Presidential Candidate Sebastian Piñera and his “Digital Revolution”

Palestine: Ramadan in Gaza

Palestine: The 9/11 Industry

Egypt: “Drivers don't enjoy protection”

India: The Web Meets The Road In The Great Driving Challenge

An automobile company in India recently held a promotional/marketing event named ‘The Great Driving Challenge‘, in which social media was used innovatively both to create buzz as well as to...

Video: Caring about Congo

Videos showing different ways in which people are trying to make a difference in the situation faced by those living in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Japan: Suggestions to LDP

Françafrique casts shadow in Gabon, Madagascar, and Mauritania

Recent violence in Gabon and Madagascar, and a contested election in Mauritania, have added fuel to the idea that France 's influence looms large in the political arenas of her...

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