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25 February 2011

Stories from 25 February 2011

Myanmar: Over 3,000 Attend Mandalay Barcamp 2011

The city of Mandalay in Myanmar held its first Barcamp two weeks ago which was attended by more than 3,000 participants. GV author Tan gives an overview of what transpired...

Singapore: Festivals this month of March

Philippines: Protest against railway fare hikes

Libya: Refugees Leave as Humanitarian Aid and Journalists Trickle in

As Libyan dictator Muammer Al Gaddafi continues to cling to power, killing protesters who are standing up against him in the process in the most brutal and horrendous crackdown to...

East Timor: Recruitment of soldiers

East Timor: First football training center

Myanmar: Prepaid phone cards now available

Iran: Opposition leader sent a message in You Tube

Will Algeria Follow Tunisia and Egypt?

The two attempts by the National Coordination for Change and Democracy to organize a march in Algiers on February 12 and 19, 2011, failed, mostly because of the security measures...

Iraq: A Day of Rage Begins

Today marks a Day of Rage in Iraq as thousands of Iraqis took to the streets to call for social and economic reforms and an end to corruption. Pro-change or...

Azerbaijan: Diaspora & Patriotism

Cameroon: Soldiers beat up opposition leader

Kenya: One Nation, One People, One Anthem

Ghana: Learn How to Make Iced Kenkey

Cameroon: Photos of Army Brutality

Macedonia: Reactions to Government’s Anti-Abortion Campaign

The Macedonian government’s campaign for “explaining the consequences of abortion,” re-started during the winter holidays, incited reactions by bloggers and civil society organizations, which mainly interpret it as an attempt...

USA: From Utah to Egypt, Ideas for the Net