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7 November 2009

Stories from 7 November 2009

Pakistan: Devoted To Pomegranate

Algeria: 50 Top Algerians

Peru: One Hundred Years of Writer Ciro Alegría

Peruvian writer Ciro Alegía was born 100 years ago, and his best-known novel "Broad and Alien is the World" focuses on the struggles of an indigenous community in the northern...

Morocco: Clinton in Morocco

Bangladesh: Mobile Phone And The Teenagers

Cuba: Yoani Sanchez & Other Bloggers Seized

Yoaní Sánchez, Cuba's most famous blogger, who has received countless international awards for her activism, was detained briefly and beaten by Cuban authorities on November 6, along with fellow bloggers,...

Bahrain: For the fear of dogs

MENA: H1N1, Vaccines and Conspiracy Theories

Many countries have introduced vaccinations to help combat the spread of H1N1, or swine flu. As the sickness toll increases, so does the buzz online.

Bahrain: A New Old Love

Egypt: Praise for Threatened Voices

Bahrain: An American Soldier

Libya: Islamists Rising

Cuba: Details of the Sánchez detention emerge

Egypt: Max's thoughs on Azaan

Azerbaijan: Traditions

Azerbaijan: Chess victory

Azerbaijan: Reaction to yesterday's blogger trial

As the trial of video blogging youth activists Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli continues in Baku, two English-language bloggers from Azerbaijan react to yesterday's aborted court hearing.

Tunisia: Blogger Fatma Arabicca Detained

Yoaní Sanchez & other Cuban bloggers detained, beaten

Ukraine: Flu and Politics