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21 November 2010

Stories from 21 November 2010

Kuwait: Football Talent Abdulla Al Moussawi's Dreams Cut Short

Yemen: The Saudi Mecca Metro makes Hajj Green

Dubai: Stats on drink-driving offenders

Kuwait: Mutton Korma Recipe

Yemen: Host to Gulf Cup 2010

Sri Lanka: Floods In Colombo

South Asia: Steep Bandwidth Price

Guinea-Bissau: The Dictatorship of Consensus and Aly's Temptation for Accusations

With the blog Ditadura do Consenso, António Aly Silva became the most visible and active face of Guinea-Bissau's blogosphere. In this interview, Global Voices tries to understand why Aly can't...

India: Credibility Of Media Under Question

India: Is Forwarding Emails A Crime?

A government employee from the Indian state of Kerala got arrested for forwarding an email joke to a few friends, which is about the election debacle of the ruling communist...

Iran: No more filtering for Pro-Nazi site

Philippines: Netizens dislike new government tourism campaign

Netizens are up in arms over the government’s new tourism campaign. Various blogs, facebook statuses, and twitter accounts have all become sites of disgust towards the new tourism country branding....

Brunei: Borneo Bloggers Award 2010

Vietnam: Flooding in Hoi An

Philippines: Economics of K+12

Vietnam: “Rule by law”

Vietnam: Which is the tallest building?

China: thousands gather at site of Shanghai fire

Brazil: five days of cyber-activism to end violence against women

Bulgaria: Reactions to Hate Speech Against Arabs and Islam

Kapka Siderova, the wife of a far-right nationalist politician in Bulgaria, made some controversial statements about Arab women on a popular talk show yesterday, sparking outrage and allegations of racism...

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