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11 April 2010

Stories from 11 April 2010

Kyrgyzstan: A Photo Report From Bishkek

Russia: Eyewitness Story Of Polish Plane Crash in Smolensk

Poland: Online Grief After 10.04.2010

Sylwia Presley reports that all major Polish online news portals, social media services, governmental websites and portals of Polish organizations abroad have changed their color palettes to gray, black and...

Bangladesh: Bangla Blogs At The BOBS – Meet Ali Mahmed

Bangla (Bengali) language blogs have been included for the first time in the Deutsche Welle's 2010 BOBS awards. We have interviewed Ali Mahmed (Shuvo), a leading nominee for the best...

Russia: Reactions to the Polish Tragedy

RuNet Echo

April 10, 2010, the day that should have started a new era in the Russian-Polish relations, brought tragic news instead. Airplane with the highest Polish establishment on board crashed in...

Zambia: Election 2011 Project

Iran: State Reaps Real Dividends of Double-edged Persecution

George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs, along with the Broadcasting Board of Governors, are sponsoring a half-day conference on Monday (April 12) in Washington DC entitled "Iran:...

Gabon: African actor in Chinese martial art movies

Sudan: Peace prospects brighten dreams

Thailand: Bloggers document violent clashes

21 dead. 858 injured. These were the casualties during the Saturday violent clash between Red Shirt protesters and soldiers in Thailand. Bloggers were in the middle of the action documenting...

Sudan: A complex election

Ghana: Ghana Music Awards 2010 winners

Peru: Terminating Mobile Phone Contracts

Uruguay: Pictures of Painting a Mural

Dominican Republic: Fresh Crabs for Sale

Colombia: 62 Years After the Bogotazo

Taiwan: HTC under attack on labour rights issue

Poland: Video Reactions to the Deadly Plane Crash

Following the shocking news of the death of President Lech Kaczyński and 95 other officials, Poland starts the official week of mourning. Next to an enormous amount of reactions in...

Poland: R.I.P. Black Saturday 10.04.2010

As we live through the first 24 hours of the tragedy of the Polish nation, social media in Poland present various reactions to this morning's events, when the country lost...