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5 July 2010

Stories from 5 July 2010

Uruguay: World Cup in the 21st Century

Colombia: 200 Years of Independence

Costa Rica: Congress Approves US Military Presence to Battle Drug Trafficking

Under the premise of counteracting drug trafficking, the Costa Rican government has endorsed the arrival of a North American fleet to its shores. Costa Ricans turned to blogging and social...

Iraq: Caring for a Sick Grandmother

UAE: The end of Emirates Business 24×7

Iraq: Fixing What the Occupation has Destroyed will take Decades

Palestine: Surviving with Portable Generators in Gaza

The only power plant in Gaza shut down temporarily on June 25 due to a payment dispute between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority. During power cuts of 12 or more...

Arab World: Remembering Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah

Lebanon's Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah, a leading Shiite figure, has died at the age of 75 yesterday. The religious leader, with a huge following, was remembered by bloggers from...

Kuwait: All About Mohammed Aljasem's Case

Egypt: On Khaled Said's Murder

Palestine: Living on the Wrong Side of the Wall

Syria: All About the Lebanese

Lebanon: Najwa Karam's New Video Clip

Palestine/Israel: Imagine 2018

Macedonia, Belgium: Endangered Democracy

Russia: Pros and cons of motorist democracy

Nepal: Bleak Picture of Nepalese Economy

Global Voices Announces Investment from Omidyar Network

I'm thrilled to announce that the Omidyar Network has made a $1.2 million investment in Global Voices's work. Omidyar is a philanthropic foundation created by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and...

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Facebook war

Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan enter customs union