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1 May 2010

Stories from 1 May 2010

Video: One Day on Earth on 10/10/10

Iran: Workers demonstrated in several cities

Iran: Students protested against Ahmadinejad

Armenia: Ex-President’s Wild Games

Newly-revealed summer 2009 photos of ex-Soviet Armenia’s former president Robert Kocharian posing with hunted “wild game,” including a lion, in Tanzania have Armenian bloggers talking.

Transparency Projects in Central and Eastern Europe

Technology for Transparency Network

There are a number of innovative projects in Central and Eastern Europe that use technology to promote transparency and hold leaders accountable, but a lack of political will has resisted...

Kenya: Macdonald Mariga – First East African to play at the UEFA Champions League

"Thank you Mr. Mariga for giving me that feeling of being proudly Kenyan," says Kenyan blogger Yasin Ansari as MacDonald Mariga becomes the first East African player to ever play...

Sub-Saharan Africa: Catching Up with Online Transparency Projects

Technology for Transparency Network

The rise of multiparty democracy in Africa has led citizens and civil society to demand more transparency and accountability from their governments. New technologies can buoy their efforts, but such...

South Africa: 40,000 prostitutes for World Cup

Japan: Vegetarian Festival

Japan and China: Travel warning

Destroyed Javanese heritage sites

The Balkans: Online Hit Song Highlights the Diaspora State of Mind

Jay Z & Alicia Keys get a Balkan rival singing about New York City, too.

Importance of chile in Lao cuisine

Indonesia: Taxes and corruption

Indonesia: Zakat or donation to the poor

Indonesia: Pesta Blogger head

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