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7 July 2010

Stories from 7 July 2010

Argentina: Journalists Ignore Events in President's Province

Serbia: Bloggers Demand Health Minister's Resignation

A recent corruption scandal at the Oncology Institute in Belgrade has enraged the Serbian public and blogging community. Danica Radisic writes about the Resignation (Ostavka) blog initiative - and the...

Venezuela: Paranoia in Pro-Chávez Venezuela

Global: Paul the German Octopus Calls Another Match

For the past few weeks, amidst global World Cup madness, a young German octopus named Paul has been accurately predicting the victors of each football match from inside his tank.

Sri Lanka: Defender Of Buddhism?

Mexico: Fighting Violence with Art?

Bangladesh: How Can One Protest?

India: Selective About Denouncing Violence?

On 4th of July, 2010 a group of unidentified assailants attacked and hacked off the right hand of Mr. T. J. Joseph, a college lecturer from Kerala. He was earlier...

Lithuania: Visiting Vilnius KGB museum

India: Facebook And Delhi Traffic Police

MENA: CNN Journalist's Comment Sparks Controversy

The passing of Lebanese religious leader Sayyed Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah was, for many, a major event. And yet, a passing remark on Twitter by an American CNN journalist of Lebanese...

Nigeria: Nigerian President on Facebook

South Africa: We can't play football but we can dance

East Africa: Swahili Nation Music Awards

Nigeria: Designing Wole Soyinka

South Africa: Bloggers discuss the conviction of former national police commissioner

On Friday 2 July 2010, South Africa's former national police commissioner and ex-president of Interpol Jack Selebi was convicted of corruption. The conviction has prompted debated in the country as...

South Africa: Africa Fashion Week 2010

Philippines: Bloggers’ Views on Sex Education

This school year, the Philippine government is implementing a United Nations-backed sex education program in public schools for children and teenagers even as the Catholic Church has expressed strong opposition...

Brunei: Women athletes may soon join Olympics

Tajikistan: Will Russian troops return to the Afghan border?

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