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26 January 2010

Stories from 26 January 2010

Jordan: Tweeps Celebrate their Country

In an initiative that was adopted by tweeps from other Arab countries, Jordanian users of micro-blogging site Twitter created and maintained a hashtag that celebrates the top 50 things they...

Russia: Newspaper Web Site Hacked

Sri Lanka: Presidential Election Results Online

India, Pakistan: Rivals Forever

South Korea: Mediact to be dismantled

Trinidad & Tobago: Carnival Again

Haiti: 2 Weeks After

Trinidad & Tobago: Crime Rate

Bermuda: Takeover Bid

Guyana, Haiti, U.S.A.: Redemption Song?

Japan: Pokemon in Japanese Style Paintings

Africa Cup of Nations: David knows kung fu and he’s Googled you!

"David knows kung fu and he’s Googled you!," begins a post by Thomas Mlambo about suprises at the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations where Malawi was able to destroy Fifa...

College Students Protest on Japanese Employment @ TOKYO

Spurred by a protest late last year by a small number of college students in Hokkaido Prefecture, a number of students in Tokyo organized for a demonstration protesting against Japan's...

Kenya: Cartoonists of the Year Awards

Africa: What if 7.0 quake happened in E.Africa?

Sri Lanka: Election Irregularities

Philippines: “Renewable Marriage Bill”

A partylist group in the Philippines wants to introduce a law that would put a ten-year expiration date on marriage contracts. As expected this unique proposal generated an intense reaction...

Nepal: Renewed Focus On Indo-Nepal Relations

Following two high profile visits from New Delhi-Foreign Minister S.M Krishna and Army Chief Deepak Kapoor, the India Nepal relation is being discussed with renewed vigor in both Indian and...

Africa: When in trouble, say you are a British journalist

Sudan: Man throws shoe at Omar al Bashir