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27 October 2009

Stories from 27 October 2009

Disaster Management and the role of ICTs

The Future of ICT for Development

In a first post of the series, we explore the role of ICTs in Disaster Management and the paradigm shift in Disaster Management strategies that came about post the aftermath...

Palestine: IDF Torches Palestinian Vehicles

Morocco: A (Fake) Interview with Ben Ali

Dominican Republic: Cancer Awareness Campaigns

Cancer prevention campaigns in the Dominican Republic have been raising awareness for prevention and treatment, as well as providing support to those families that have been afflicted with the disease.

UAE: Hijab as a marketing ploy

Bahamas: Effects of Colonialism

Dominica: Fruit Cake

Bahamas: Homosexual Rights

Haiti, D.R.: Escalating Tensions

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Happy Independence

France: Language Lessons in the Park

Japan: News in Manga Format

False report on Brunei

Cambodia: A dangerous country for tourists?

Cambodia: Flooding woes

Russia: Struggling with democracy

Czech Republic: Lisbon before court

Myanmar: PM Said Electoral Law Coming “Very Soon”

Russia-Georgia: Tagliavini report reviewed

Azerbaijan: Video blogger trial postponed… again (updated)

In what many consider to be a politically motivated trial to stifle dissent in Azerbaijan, video blogging youth activists Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli once again appeared in court in...