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29 September 2009

Stories from 29 September 2009

Czech Republic: Temelín Nuclear Power Plant

Pakistan: Karachi The Next Swat

India: Water On Moon

Madagascar Delegation Barred from UN General Assembly Stage

In an attempt to legitimize the military-backed government, Madagascar's acting leader was scheduled to speak at the UN General Assembly on Thursday, only to be barred. Malagasy bloggers and twitterers...

Bangladesh: Banning Of Adult Websites

Bangladesh: Law And Order Situation

India: Durga Puja: A Daughter Comes Visiting

The Durga Puja is an annual festival that celebrates worship of the Hindu goddess Durga. Bengalis believe that Durga is the daughter of Bengal and during the 5 days of...

Afghanistan: Terror suspect arrested

Guinea-Conakry: 58 Killed By Army

Suriname: Photographic Art

Dominica: Happy Independence!

Trinidad & Tobago: Thinking & Drinking

Cuba: Eye on Honduras

Jamaica: Bolt & the Passa Passa

Egypt: Another journalist to be deported

"Your name [is] on the computer." With those words Cairo-based Swedish journalist and blogger Per Bjorklund is being turned away from the Cairo Airport, where he landed a few hours...

People with disabilities and the promise of ICTs

The Future of ICT for Development

More than 600 million people in the world live with disabilities. Oftentimes, poverty and disabilities go hand-in-hand. Can the promise of ICTs help disabled people better integrate socially and economically?

Uganda: Tried and true recycling program

Israel: The Meaning of Home

Israel: Ideas for Household Water Conservation

Israel Switches to Winter Clock