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2 July 2010

Stories from 2 July 2010

Trinidad & Tobago: More Than She Can Chew?

Barbados, Cuba: Watching World Cup

India: Modern Hindi Poetry

Jamaica: Controversial Statements

Cuba: Twitter Plea

Bermuda: The Crime Question

Pakistan: Its About Democracy

East Timor: Collection of Pictures including Military Aircraft Carrier

Pakistan: Suicidal Attacks In A Lahore Shrine

Mozambique: Rapper Takes a Stand on Homosexuality

Macedonia: Ten Steps for Running a Banana Republic

Kopach, a columnist for the independent portal Okno.mk, published a list entitled "10 Ways to Run a Banana State" which received much attention among social media users from Macedonia.

Pakistan: Balochistan – A Ticking Bomb

Balochistan, the largest province of Pakistan, has been a hotbed of anarchy. The central government has long persecuted Balochis for their nationalist sentiments and repressive policies have led to frequent...

Ukraine: #KyivRain Photos

Ghana: The Black Stars on the brink of making history

Ghana, Africa's only hope in 2010 FIFA World Cup, faces Uruguay today. African bloggers hope that the Black Stars of Ghana will not let Africa down.

Taiwan: Criticism on the new version of the Presidential Office website

D. R. of Congo: Independence Cha Cha

The Democratic Republic of Congo is celebrating the 50th anniversary of independence from Belgian rule. As the state proudly wheeled out some expensive new military hardware for the delectation of...

Brazil: Football and Patriotism During the World Cup

Many bloggers in Brazil have criticized the seasonal wave of patriotism taking place during the World Cup. For some, patriotism is the face of fascist ideologies, while for others the...

China: Being lazy

Togo: Women and Adolescents Embrace Technology for Development

On June 17th, the third panafrican conference on best practices in ICT in francophone Africa opened in Ouagadougou. The Togolese blogosphere is embracing the potential of information technology for development,...

Chile: Bielsa and Piñera, When Football Meets Politics

Marcelo Bielsa has become much more than a football coach in Chile; he is often admired for his statements, and the media frequently deem his opinions headline worthy. But recently,...

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