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29 March 2010

Stories from 29 March 2010

Russia: Sochi Games and the Circassian Genocide

RuNet Echo

In 2014, the Russian resort of Sochi will host the Winter Olympic Games, but the 700,000-900,000 of ethnic Circassians living in Russia are trying their best to prevent the country...

India: Battle Of Two Newspapers

Bhutan: Facing Power Shortage?

Pakistan: Prayers For Moscow

Bangladesh: Trial Of War Criminals Begin

Puerto Rico: A brief history of a new species, the “Twittericans”

They are calling themselves "Twittericans." They are Puerto Ricans, national and transnational, who absolutely adore Twitter. Computer Science graduate student and digital media savant Miguel Ríos has written a brief...

Suriname: Art as a Beacon

Jamaica: Responding to HIV

Trinidad & Tobago: Food Prices

Bermuda: Political Power

Africa: Will France Telecoms dominate East Africa?

Azerbaijan: DOTCOM arrives in Baku

Late last night, American participants of the U.S. State Department sponsored DOTCOM project to bring Armenian, Azerbaijani and American teenagers together to create socially conscious media arrived in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Nigeria: The New Afrika Shrine one of top small venues

Ghana: Ghana Travel & Living Guide

Ghana: Random things I like about Ghana

Russia: 3G Network Turned Off; Blood Donations Needed

Russia: Initial Coverage of the Moscow Subway Bombings

RuNet Echo

Moscow's Monday morning routine was broken today by two subway suicide bombings, which killed at least 38 and wounded at least 70 people. Alexey Sidorenko translates some of the initial...

Tajikistan: Bargaining over dams and shipments

Afghanistan: Where all the donor money went

Afghanistan: Government websites review

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