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20 July 2010

Stories from 20 July 2010

Russia: ‘Orthodoxy or Death’ to Degenerate Art?

RuNet Echo

"Orthodoxy or death!" is the war cry sounded in recent weeks as forces of religious reaction have entered into fierce battle with liberal arts, in an apparent Russian parallel to...

Azerbaijan: Caucasus Women

Colombia: Twitter Reactions to the Colombian Bicentennial and its Google Doodle

On July 20, Colombia celebrates 200 years of the declaration of independence and the start of the wars which ended August 7, 1819, when the then New Granada achieved its...

Colombia: Critical Views on the Bicentennial

Russia-Belarus: Minsk publishes Nemtsov report

Sri Lanka: Hiring People

Russia: Putting a foreigner on Russia's throne

Nepal: The Never Ending Political Drama

Palestine: A Green Home Away from Home

In this post we hear about two women with a great love of nature: a nun who has found her home in the convent garden, and a city-dwelling mother who...

India: Indian English

Russia-US-EU: Great game revisited

Hungary: Royal castle in history

Russia: Bureaucrats go web 2.0

Bangladesh: Power Crisis Blues

Nepal: Empowering The Youth

Kenya: E-Tourism East Africa Conference 2010

D. R. of Congo: Searching for Bonobo

D.R. of Congo: What was Joseph Kabila thinking?

South Africa: Courting Justice

Jordan: Has Technology Killed Our Romanticism?

Computers and technology play an important role in our everyday lives. One blogger from Jordan remembers the romanticism of getting a letter in the mail and declares on her blog:...