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22 May 2010

Stories from 22 May 2010

Latin America: Internet Day Festivities Across Region

Internet Day is an event that started in Spain in 2005 and has been spreading throughout the world thanks to the United Nations, which designated May 17 as the World...

Uruguay: Silent March Remembering Disappeared Detainees

This year marked the 15th silent march that takes place every May 20 in remembrance of those detained and disappeared during the military dictatorship of Uruguay.

Uganda: Kids build a radio out of Scraps

Nigeria: Islam strongly discourages polygamy

Sierra Leone: Reproductive health care in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone/Liberia: Naomi Campbell boosts Charles Taylor Trial

Eritrea: “Eritrean journalist” exposed

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Eurovision pondering

South Africa: What is the big deal with drawing the Prophet?

Afghanistan: Beckham in Helmand?

Tajikistan: President moves to ban cell-phones

Kyrgyzstan: Phone-tapping scandal reveals counter-revolution plans

Kyrgyzstan: Contemplating a shift to parliamentary republic

Mongolia: New ethnic music band

Kazakhstan: First Local Computer Game

Kazakhstan: OSCE Visits Jailed Rights Activist

USA: Recessions better for right than left?

Bhutan: Literary Festival In Bhutan

Trinidad & Tobago: Changing the Mindset

Trinidad & Tobago: On the Issues