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18 February 2011

Stories from 18 February 2011

Pakistan: Two Great Online Initiatives

Bhutan: More On Tobacco Ban

Sri Lanka: The Future of the Tamil Struggle

Pakistan: Save The Railway Before Its Too Late

India And Pakistan: Ideological Enemies?

Jordan: Societal Criticism through Humor

Participants of the hashtag #Jordanianlies are out to prove the stereotype wrong. #Jordanianlies features statements Jordanians hear that are often untrue. Thus, the hashtag uses humor to point out faults...

Azerbaijan: From Carpets to Socks

Azerbaijani carpets were last year inscribed by UNESCO on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. They also often attract the attention of bloggers.

Bahrain: Crown Prince Calls for Peace on National TV

In midst of the chaos of the shooting of protesters in the capital, Bahrain's Crown Prince Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa appeared on a live television program tonight on Bahrain...

Turks & Caicos: Now Is The Time

Jamaica: Get Up, Stand Up

Cuba: Reina Luisa Tamayo Arrested

Jamaica, B.V.I.: Non-Indigenous Species

Jamaica: Banton Jury Deliberates

Mexico: Activist's House Set on Fire in Ciudad Juárez

Inflation in Argentina: “It’s not inflation, it’s just a sensation”

Bolivia: Interview with blogger Patricia Vargas (@arquitecta)

Venezuela: Views of Caracas from the Local Blogosphere

A huge number of texts, descriptions, stories and articles have been written about Caracas; the blogosphere also plays an important role in describing the Venezuelan capital. Laura Vidal gathers bloggers...

Jordan: Tweets for Reform

For the last several weeks, Jordanians have discussed their own government and society in Twitter under the hashtag #ReformJo. The hashtag has provided an opportunity not just to criticize Jordan's...

Ukraine: Kiev architecture in decay

Russia-Kyrgyzstan: Mount Putin on the map

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