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17 February 2011

Stories from 17 February 2011

Russia: Famous AI Specialist Says Election 2018 Will be Won Online

Bahrain: Protests Erupt at Salmaniya Hospital

Chaos has hit Bahrain's Salmaniya Hospital, the country's largest public hospital, after Thursday pre dawn police raid on protesters in Lulu Roundabout. Doctors had to protest to be able to...

Bahrain: Chilling Accounts from Witnesses to Pearl ‘Massacre’

Horrific accounts of the barbaric pre-dawn raid in which protesters were dispersed by security forces from the Pearl Roundabout, where they have set up camp to press for demands, continue...

Bahrain: Tanks Head Towards Capital Manama

After a morning raid this Thursday 17 February, 2011, on protesters at Lulu Roundabout in Bahraini capital Manama, reports have surfaced of army tanks heading towards the city.

Bahrain: News of Dawn Raid Provokes Rage and Disbelief

People across Bahrain woke up to go to work today (Thursday 17 February, 2011) to the news of a dawn police raid on anti-government protestors camped out at Lulu Roundabout...

Taiwan: Debate Over the ‘Light Novel’ Phenomenon

Light novels - manga and cosplay books which originated from Japan - are hyper popular in Taiwan, where they have conquered the book market.

Bahrain: Main Hospital Fills with Lulu Roundabout Wounded

After the dawn raid on Lulu Roundabout, the focal point of the anti-government protests going on in Bahrain since February 14, many of the injured have been rushed to the...

Thailand: Webmaster Under Trial

An editor of an independent media website in Thailand is facing trial for 'violating' the country's Computer Crimes Act. The case is closely monitored by netizens, journalists and human rights...

Bahrain: Videos of Dawn Raid on Lulu Roundabout

In the early hours of Thursday 17th February, at around 3am local Bahrain time, riot police force attacked sleeping protesters at Lulu Roundabout, the focal point of Bahrain's ongoing Day...

Bahrain: News on Pearl Roundabout Crackdown Flows

This post is part of our special coverage of Bahrain Protests 2011. Eyewitness and amplified reports on Twitter are coming in fast about the pre-dawn raid on protesters at Bahrain's...

Libya: Gaddafi Cracks Down on Anti-Regime Protestors

News is emerging on Twitter that Libyan leader Mu'ammar Gaddafi has sent in the army against protestors, with deaths reported in Benghazi and other parts of the country. Libyans have...

Bahrain: One Person Killed During Pre-Dawn Police Raid

We reported earlier on the pre-dawn raid by Bahrain's police forces on the protesters who have been gathered at Pearl Roundabout in the capital city of Manama since February 14....

Ukraine: New Blog on “Politics, and Everything in Between”

Serbia: Government Website Broken Into Due to 12345 Password

Serbia: The Semlin Nazi Concentration Camp

Bahrain: Police Attack Sleeping Protesters

This post is part of our special coverage of Bahrain Protests 2011. At around 3am Bahrain time, as protesters were sleeping at Pearl Roundabout, police troops attacked them with guns,...

Russia: Yakutia's Drinking Water; World's Deepest Ice Shaft

Bahrain: Police Attack Protesters at Pearl Roundabout

This post is part of our special coverage of Bahrain Protests 2011. The Bahraini police have just launched an attack on protesters at the Pearl Roundabout. Here are the reactions...