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18 May 2010

Stories from 18 May 2010

Russia: La Russophobe Interviews Mark Adomanis

Brazil: Ants Protest Insecticide

Russia: Berkman Center Experts Visit Moscow

Hungary: Reluctant government handover

Belarus: State sanctioned homophobia

Belarus: Lukashenko grants Bakiyev sanctuary

Iran: Students challenge Ahmadinejad again

Hundreds of students from Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran protested against Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's visit to their own university on May 10th. Hamid Tehrani reviews some videos uploaded on...

Pakistan: Rising Up

Côte d'Ivoire – Ghana: Friends and Foes at World Cup 2010

Côte d'Ivoire  and Ghana will be the two nations representing the West African region at the World Cup 2010 in South Africa. For the first time, the World Cup will...

Iran's Kurdish cities in strike in protest against executions

Life came to a standstill in several Kurdish cities in Iran as businesses and shops went on strike on Thursday,May 13th, to protest against the execution of four Kurdish prisoners....

Egypt: A day in Alexandria

Trinidad & Tobago: Do So!

Barbados: Paying for Corruption

Trinidad & Tobago: Keeping Promises

Jamaica: Extradition to go forward

India: Twitter Fan Frenzy

Trinidad & Tobago: LGBT Issues

India: Opting Out Of Facebook

Iran: “Panahi, Iranian filmmaker started hunger strike”

Pakistan: The Draw Mohammed Day Controversy

A controversial Facebook campaign called “Everybody Draw Muhammed Day” has irked many Muslims across the world. This has also caused an uproar in the Pakistani blogosphere and many bloggers are...