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24 January 2010

Stories from 24 January 2010

Guatemala: United for Haiti After Earthquake

In 1976, an earthquake killed nearly 23,000 people in Guatemala. Now, 34 years later, Guatemalans are united to help Haitians with their own earthquake tragedy, through a wide variety of...

China: How does the young generation view Confucius

A rumor circulated on the web that all the 2D versions of Avatar have been pulled out of the Chinese cinemas to make way for the domestic movie Confucius. Despite...

Morocco: “Smile, You're in Fez”

Russian Blogger Harassed For Marrying Chinese

RuNet Echo

Maria Gromakova became a victim of comprehensive virtual attacks of Russian extreme nationalists. Online harassment eventually turned into a real-life nightmare forcing Maria and her family to leave Russia. She...

Afghanistan: Drowning in corruption

Kazakhstan: Strong debut in Hopman Cup

Tajikistan: The people’s dam?

Afghanistan: Insurgents attack Kabul capitalism

Turkmenistan: Turkmenistan mends relationships with Russia

Afghanistan: Ex-Taliban official releases book

Greece: Fiscal Deficit

Iran:Green Cyber Army vs. Pro State Cyber Army

No IPL Transmission In Pakistan

Sudan's First LGBT Rights Organization?

Throughout 2009, the Sudanese blogosphere has been in slumber mode. However, many previously inactive bloggers are blogging again along with new ones that have arrived on the scene recently, writes...

Saudi Arabia: AIDS treatment takes step backward

Saudi Arabia has announced its plans to shut down a volunteer clinic in Jeddah’s King Saud Hospital that is known for providing medical services, counseling and privacy to AIDS victims....

Egypt: Engulfed by Floods!

Over the past few days, several Egyptian governorates and cities have been engulfed by a severe wave of flash floods and heavy rains. Bloggers react to the calamity.

Morocco: Meet the Cartoonists

Tunisia: And They Censored Arabicca!

Tunisian blogger Fatma Arabicca, who was arrested two months ago, decided to resume blogging last week. With only one post on her new blog, authorities swooped in to block it....

Saudi Arabia: A Barcamp

Egypt: Portraits of Egyptians

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