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14 November 2009

Stories from 14 November 2009

Brazil: Was the blackout caused by hackers or UFOs?

See the many conspiracy theories about the 2009 blackout in Brazil: everything from the president, his possible successor, UFOs and hackers have been blamed from one blog to another.

India: Equality

Dominican Republic: Energy Crisis Continues

The problems of electric power outages in the Dominican Republic continue, and many are growing restless with the leadership which has been unable to resolve the situation.

Japan: U.S. President Obama on Asian Policies

Egypt: Nidal Hassan – Psychiatrist or Psychotic?

Major Nidal Hassan is the US military psychiatrist of Arab origins who went on a shooting rampage at Fort Hood in Texas, killing 13 people. He is now facing charges...

Featured Editor: Onnik Krikorian

Onnik Krikorian is a British blogger, journalist, and photographer of Armenian decent who has been living in Yerevan, one of the world's oldest continuously-inhabited cities, for the past 11 years....

Jordan: Letter to MBC

Egyptians! Algerians! Wake UP!

From ferocious marketing campaigns to Facebook wars, hacking, and owl burning, the November 14th match between Egypt and Algeria has turned into an ugly war. Marwa Rakha reports from the...

Palestine: Twitter inspiried street

Bloggers Remember TEDIndia: The Good, the Bad and the Quirky

When the legendary TED conference came down to India, Indian bloggers were understandably excited. Some of the bloggers participated in the event and Gaurav Mishra was one of them. In...

Singapore: Diminishing power of mainstream media

Singapore: Housing prices

Singapore: Monitoring New Media

Singapore: Documentary on Myanmar Human Rights

Myanmar: Detained for complaining