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16 May 2010

Stories from 16 May 2010

Russia: Russian Women & the Future of the US

Russia: Driving News

RuNet Echo

Pakistan: Reactions To The Time Square Bomber

Earlier this month an attempted Bomb attack at the Time Square in New York City raised security alerts across USA. A Pakistani-American man was detained in this connection which raised...

Sri Lanka: Drainage Problem In Colombo

Bangladesh: The Zamindars

Egypt: Reflections from the Global Voices Summit

Russia: Pictures of Zombie Mob

RuNet Echo

Maldives: Forgetting The Other Maldivians

Bangladesh: Fashion Show By Acid Attack Survivors

Qatar: NYT's article draws fire from locals and residents alike

Shabina Khatri reports on rising tensions between locals and expats as Doha residents extol, protest New York Times depiction of Qataris as coddled, self-indulgent creatures, hated by the foreigners who...

Lebanon: Support the Water Taxi Project

Russia: Coal Miners Block the Railroad

RuNet Echo

Egypt: Journalists Protest at Qatar Embassy

Bangkok clashes: Pictures, Videos and Twitter reports

Thailand Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva will not back down as he ordered the military to continue the operations against Red Shirt protesters in Bangkok. Abhisit insists the violent dispersal of...

Mexico: Revelations of Crimes by Father Maciel

In Mexico, nearly 2 years after the death of Roman Catholic priest, Father Marcial Maciel, who founded the order the Legion of Christ, additional details of the crimes of abuse...

Philippines: Broadcaster survives assassination attempt

Philippines: The jejemon craze

As millions of Filipinos closely followed the recently concluded elections, another phenomenon by the name “jejemon” is stealing the spotlight for other Filipinos, especially online where jejemon enthusiasts and haters...


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