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24 February 2010

Stories from 24 February 2010

Russia: Government Supports Blogger School

Nepal: Monarchists Shut Down Capital Kathmandu

Pro monarchy groups demanding restoration of constitutional monarchy, and establishment of a Hindu state in Nepal forced its capital Kathmandu to shut down.

India: Sachin Tendulkar Trended On Twitter

Sri Lanka: Interview With Ameena Hussein

India: Surviving A Fire

Suriname: Countdown to Exhibition

Barbados, St. Kitts & Nevis: Corruption Watch

Bermuda: Budget Day

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Flags, Water & Reggae

Haiti: On Beauty

Greece: Bloggers respond fiercely to financial crisis

Greek bloggers react with uncommon drama, spirit and gravitas to the financial crisis facing Greece. The socialist government elected last October is battling currency speculators while trying to avoid defaulting...

Americas: International Mother Language Day

February 21 marked International Mother Language Day promoted by UNESCO. It was a time in the Americas to reflect on the use of Spanish, as well as the importance of...

365: A video a day from Cartagena, Colombia

Today from Cartagena in Colombia: UNESCO World Heritage Site and a top travel destination we bring you a selection of videos from the 365 video project participants, who are uploading...

Russia: Provider Sued For Not Blocking Web Sites

Egypt: DC Rally for Kareem Amer

Caucasus: Lezginka dance

Armenia: Working conditions

Armenia: Safe Sex

Russia: Seeking Justice by Linking and Re-Posting

RuNet Echo

The recent story of a car crash in one of Siberian cities and reaction of boggers to the incident illustrate how an improvised online campaign attempts to affect gloomy reality.

China: Toilet paper making machine