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18 September 2010

Stories from 18 September 2010

Nepal: Power Internet Users Targeted

Iran: “Shiva sentenced to lashes and Prison”

Philippines: President answers Facebook note

A facebook user wrote an open letter to the Philippine President expressing his disappointment with the two-month old government. The letter became popular in the web; even the president wrote...

Lebanon: Hamra Festival

Lebanon: Bloggers with Battle Scars

Lebanon: Beirut Tweets

Lebanon: Forty New Things

Lebanon: Civil War Missing Revisited

Twenty years have passed since Lebanon's warring factions called it quits. Not soon after, all grievances and memories of the bloody Lebanese Civil War were swept under the carpet. But...

CEE: Books and Reading Notes

Brazil: World's Largest Graffiti Inaugurated

Brazil's President Lula da Silva inaugurated the world's largest graffiti at over 37 000 square feet in the area of Foz do Iguaçu. This area; famous for the Iguaçu falls...

Russia: “Luzhkovectomy”

Russia: A New Gang War?