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16 February 2011

Stories from 16 February 2011

Russia: Photos From Coal Miners’ Towns in Perm Region

Bahrain: Safe Day for Protesters

It was a safe day for protesters in Bahrain today, with the police forces staying at bay, and allowing the protests to go unhampered. The day marks a total change...

Russia: Recreating a Traditional Village Hospital

Bhutan: Amend The Tobacco Control Act

Croatia: Google Flees Red Tape

Bhutan: Arrested Development And Obsession With Tobacco Law

Cuba: Cyberwar? Video Sparks Debate, Anger, Skepticism

A video posted February 1st on Vimeo features a 52-minute presentation on new information technologies and a “ciberguerra” allegedly being waged on Cuba by the United States government and US-based...

Caucasus: The Vagina Monologues

Bolivia: 10 Reasons Why You Should Visit La Paz

Colombia: Interview with director of English magazine “La Arepa”

Mexico: Journalist Carmen Aristegui to Return to MVS Radio

Macedonia: Reactions to Kale Incident and Hate Speech

After Sunday's mass fighting between ethnic Macedonian and ethnic Albanian groups on Skopje Fortress - Kale, social media frequented by inhabitants of Macedonia buzzed with hate speech and reactions to...

Azerbaijan: The Sinner and The Saint

Malawi: Muza Gondwe: Malawian Science Blogger

Meet Muza Gondwe, a female science blogger from Malawi who talks to our author, Victor Kaonga, about her science blog, Afrisciheroes.

Uganda: Follow Uganda elections on Twitter

Cuba: Dissidents Arrested?

Trinidad & Tobago: “Arima” in Kiddies Carnival

Guyana: Mashramani Festival

Trinidad & Tobago: Same Sex Marriage

Bahrain: Pro-Government, Pro-King Voices Emerge

As the third day of protests in Bahrain continues this Wednesday 16 February, 2011, numerous voices have stepped up to show support for King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa and the...

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