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13 January 2010

Stories from 13 January 2010

Russia: Quarter of Households Use Broadband

Russia: Mobile Operator Upset With Mockery Online

Armenia: Reflecting on the Haiti earthquake

Haiti: Experiences of the Earthquake

So far the casualty reports from Haiti's earthquake have focused on the terrifying statistics, but very few names had been attached to those numbers. Here is a look at some...

Guatemala: Investigation Reveals Rosenberg Masterminded His Own Murder

After an investigation by a UN commission, it was determined that Guatemalan lawyer Rodrigo Rosenberg had masterminded his own murder, clearing President Álvaro Colom, who Rosenberg had accused in a...

Kenya: During severe drought, a role model emerges

Conversations for a Better World

People, crops and animals throughout Kenya are suffering from a prolonged drought. One young woman's thoughts are to the future and how to better build her community.

India: Queer Film Festival In Bangalore

Bangladesh: Cold Wave

Pakistan: First Blog Awards

Diaspora Mobilize to Help Haiti in Earthquake Aftermath

As aftershocks continued to rattle Port-au-Prince this morning, Haitians in the Diaspora have started mobilizing prayers and financial support as they try to find word about friends and family.

Africa: 2010 Africa Cup of Nations Starts: What Do We Expect?

This year Africa’s in the sports arena for all the right reasons. First to shine the spotlight is definitely the Confederation of Africa's (CAF) African Cup of Nations being held...

Haiti: We're Sorry

Important Children Activist Dies in Haiti Earthquake

Haiti: Aftershock

Bahamas: Investing in Culture

Cuba: Diaz Passes On

Jamaica: Big Guns

Church attacks in Malaysia

Several Christian churches were attacked in Malaysia following a court ruling which overturned the government directive banning non-Muslims from using the word Allah in their teachings and publications. Here are...

Martinique, French Guiana: “No” To More Autonomy

The referendum which took place on Sunday, January 10th 2010, in the French Overseas Regions of Martinique and French Guiana to vote for either more autonomy from France or to...

China: Google's possible exile leads to cyber protests; Netizens on move

Do no evil, Google says. But the irony is that it did help the Chinese government block sensitive information from the Chinese internet users, which is necessary for it to...

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