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5 May 2010

Stories from 5 May 2010

Russia: Bus with Stalin's Portrait Leads to Heated Online Debates

Tunisia: A Black Day for Bloggers

Several Tunisian blogs, even those which have been inactive for months, have been blocked by the authorities for "no reason." Lina Ben Mhenni brings us the story.

Iran: Who steals bronze statues?

Eleven bronze statues of Iranian national heroes have been stolen from public parks, leaving Iranian bloggers scratching their heads as to the motive behind the act. Hamid Tehrani sums up...

Lebanon: Lebanese Bloggers Convention

Lebanon: Questionable flag

Haiti: For Sale?

Trinidad & Tobago: All That Jazz

Trinidad & Tobago: On Volney

Bahrain: London and Bank Holidays

Jordan: Basketball Practice for Young Hashem

Bahrain: Goodbye Al Waqt

Saudi Arabia: The Best of Riyadh Rain

Saudi Arabia: The Power of Prayer

Bermuda: Isn't it Ironic?

Guyana: Searching for Freedom

Nigeria: Petition against Senator's marriage to 14 year old girl

Iran: Tennis Competition in Tehran

Sri Lanka: Lately In The Lankanosphere

Mexico: Citizen Journalism in the Middle of Drug-Trafficking Violence

Monterrey and the Mexican State of Nuevo León is currently caught up a wave of drugtrafficking-related violence that is affecting the daily lives of the residents, who are using citizen...

The Republic of Niger ain't sexy enough for headlines

Is Niger making headlines following reports of food crisis in the country? One blogger, Global Nomad, does not think so. He writes, “Niger isn’t in the headlines. It’s barely ever...

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