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11 May 2010

Stories from 11 May 2010

Kyrgyzstan: 17/05/10 – Come what May….

A ‘slow news’ week in Kyrgyzstan last week was disturbed only by increasingly loudly-whispered rumours of a possible ‘counter-revolution’ on May 17th. Edil Baisalov, Chief of Staff for provisional government...

Colombia: The Displaced People of Ituango

Due to paramilitary and guerrilla hostilities, the people in the surrounding areas of the Colombian town of Ituango have had to abandon their lands and seek shelter in the town....

Trinidad & Tobago: Domestic Violence Laws

Haiti: Walking the Talk

Cuba: Higher Calling

Djibouti: Food insecurity in Djibouti

Ghana: What happens when lights go off in Accra?

Zimbabwe: Technology and the end of dictatorship

Eritrea: Put Eritrea back on the map

Niger: Niger's paper eating goats

Belgium: Comic Strip “Tintin in the Congo” Faces Ban Over Racism

Ghana: Is Fufu a suitable topic for the Internet?

Haiti: Sign Online

Bermuda: Whenever

Saudi Arabia: Streets closed to women joggers

A street in Asir Province, Saudi Arabia, where many women liked to exercise has recently been shut off to female joggers, as it has been deemed unsafe by the Commission...

Morocco: Leishmaniasis outbreak

India: The Influence Of Rabindranath Tagore

Monitoring Philippine Elections through Social Media

The May 10 Philippine election was historic because it was the first time the country implemented an automated election system. Filipinos used various social media platforms to monitor the conduct...

Ukraine: Victory, Defeat, and Reconciliation

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