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26 October 2009

Stories from 26 October 2009

Azerbaijan: Hope

Tunisia elections: Fairness and Impartiality !!?

Tunisian President Zine Al Abidine Ben Ali won a fifth term with 89.62 per cent of the over all votes. His party, the Democratic Constitutional Rally won 161 out of...

Syria: Hyperlink Podcast Caters to the Arabic Tech Crave

Hyperlink Podcast is received with enthusiasm among Syrian bloggers as one of the best technology podcasts available in Arabic. Created weekly by two Syrian blogging brothers, Mohammad and Beshr Kayyali,...

Israel: “Ordinary Racism” In Media Coverage

Approximately 20 per cent of the country's population, the Palestinian citizens of Israel (also known as Israeli Arabs) argue that they are discriminated against in many aspects of life. The...

Trinidad & Tobago: Politics & Race

Trinidad & Tobago: Long Live The Queen!

Cuba: Feeling the Disconnect

Bermuda: PATI Problems

St. Lucia: Death of the Artiste?

Peru: The Abortion Debate

Conversations for a Better World

The abortion debate in Peru has reemerged due to a bill that has been approved in the Special Committee of the Penal Code in the Peruvian Congress, which would decriminalize...

Caribbean: Rethinking Online Publishing

Caribbean bloggers imagine an online writing and publishing community using participatory media to overcome the difficulties of book publishing in the region.

Nepal: What Next?

Bhutan: Perspective On Child Labor

Pakistan: Students Protest Closure Of Educational Institutions

Bangladesh: Conference On 1971 Genocide

UAE: Sending a Child to School

Kyrgyzstan: New Prime Minister Discussed by Internet Users

One of Kyrgyzstan’s wealthiest men, the prominent government official Daniyar Usenov, was appointed the republic’s Prime Minister. President Kurmanbek Bakiev has already signed the appropriate orders. Daniyar Toktogulovich was among...

Uzbekistan: Oppositionist returns from exile

Kyrgyzstan: Administrative reform

Kazakhstan: Atomic Lake