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18 August 2010

Stories from 18 August 2010

Morocco: Fasting Versus Individual Liberties

For most Muslims, the holy month of Ramadan is a time of peace, of reflection, of family and faith. But for those who have given up on religion, Ramadan can...

Russia: Anglophone Bloggers Discuss Social and Political Aspects of the Wildfires

RuNet Echo

Anglophone Russia bloggers have been discussing social and political aspects of the catastrophic wildfires and the ongoing firefighting efforts in central Russia since early August. Here is a selection of...

U.S.A.: Russophone Students Blog About Work and Travel Program

RuNet Echo

Every summer thousands of college students from Russia, Ukraine and other former Soviet countries come to the United States to take part in the Work and Travel USA program. Many...

Paraguay: Soaring Soybean Production Prompts Clashes

As the global demand for soy rises, Paraguay has become the world's fastest-growing producer of the crop. But with resulting riches have also come battles over land rights and environmental...

East Timor: Raging debate on “culture”

India: Tell Your Story With Twitter Tales

Pakistan Flood Incident Reporting System Based On Ushahidi

Bangladesh made boat reaches France

Brazil: Dona Delma on Twitter

Nicaragua: Blog Informs About LGBT Community

Nigeria: Citizen Reporter Interviews Fiery Lagos Preacher

South Africa: Would Media Appeals Tribunal be constitutional?

Nigeria: Communications Commission wants to track your movement

Africa: Maker Faire Africa 2010

Ghana: Footbal star ventures into music

Venezuela: Violent Images Censored for a Month

El Salvador: Cheerleaders Banned from Independece Celebrations

Haiti: Presidential Candidates

Trinidad & Tobago: Fasting

Trinidad & Tobago: Toco Lighthouse

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