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14 June 2010

Stories from 14 June 2010

Greece: World Cup-Mania Provides Respite from Financial Crisis

Despite the dire financial crisis unfolding in Greece, many Greeks have taken to the 'social media World Cup' with gusto - perhaps hoping for a repeat of the amazing and...

Algeria: Disappointment and Anger After the Defeat against Slovenia

After a 24 years long wait, Algerians have focused their attentions on the world cup, hoping to escape the grind of their daily lives. The disappointment was all the more...

Kyrgyzstan: Provocateurs seen behind ethnic clashes

Clashes between the ethnic Kyrgyz and Uzbek population in the southern Kyrgyzstan have developed into large-scale violence. After three nights of shooting in the isolated conflict zone - the population...

Pakistan: Budget Sans Public

Trinidad & Tobago: Watchful Eye

India: EcoFestival 2010

Jamaica, Guyana: Passing on the Classics

Haiti: Profiting from Disaster?

Russia: Authorities Anounce “Social Plan” for Internet Access

RuNet Echo

Trinidad & Tobago: Budget of the People?

Cuba: Letters to the Editor

Ghana: Bloggers celebrate Ghana's victory over Serbia

The Ghana national football team, the Black Stars, became the first African team on Sunday win a match at the 2010 FIFA World Cup after beating Serbia. Ghanaian bloggers are...

Brazil: Soccer Dream Team Murals for the World Cup

Peru: Cyber-Activism in Chimbote

Chimbote is a city and fishing port located to the north of Lima, where the use of internet is expanding. Recently, internet has become a way to call for and...

Uruguay: Effect of European Crisis

Bangladesh: Sweet And Savory Snacks

Philippines: Best and worst library schools

Laos: Forced to buy bracelets?

Laos: Korean star visits schools

Myanmar: No power shortage during World Cup broadcast

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