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27 February 2011

Stories from 27 February 2011

Sri Lanka: The Process Of Making An Insurance Claim

India: The Future Of Delhi

Bangladesh: On Meherjan

Mexico: Kidnapping Case Affects Diplomatic Relations with France

Relations between Mexico and France have been strained due to the kidnapping conviction of French national Florence Cassez in Mexico City. Cassez was arrested in 2006, accused of kidnapping charges...

Chile: Remembering 8.8-magnitude earthquake with tweets from Feb. 27, 2010

Philippines: Village Ordinance Requires Prescriptions for Condoms

Ayala Alabang briefly became a global twitter trending topic this week. It is one of the richest villages in the Philippines which recently made headline news for passing an ordinance...

Cambodia: Who Ordered the Blocking of Opposition Websites?

Since January, certain anti-government websites have been inaccessible in Cambodia. Service providers blame it on technical issues while the government claims it does not promote censorship. But media groups leaked...

Libya: Fear and Chaos at Tripoli Airport

Fear, chaos, hysteria and despair - all these words have been used to describe Libyan capital Tripoli's airport over the past few days. Since uprisings began against the country's leader...

Tunisia: Prime Minister Resigns Following a Bloody Saturday

Interim government Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannoushi has stepped down following a bloody Saturday in the capital Tunis. The clashes that started on Friday night in Habib Bourguiba Avenue, between security...

China: 50 Cent Party's Fake Retweet

Côte d’Ivoire: Twitter Campaign for Anderson Cooper’s Attention

Global Voices author Anna Gueye was instrumental in a recent campaign to persuade influential CNN reporter Anderson Cooper to pay as much attention to protests in African countries such as...

Azerbaijan: Great People's Day

China: Fake Media Photos of the Jasmine Revolution In China

Cambodia: Cambofest Film Festival

Malaysia: ‘Guidelines for Celebrating Religious Festivals of Non-Muslims’

Laos: School building project in Champasaak Province

Azerbaijan: Join Us

Egypt, Serbia: Protesters Trained by ‘Otpor!’

Armenia: Rapping the Revolution of Reform

Lebanon: March Against Sectarianism #Feb27 #uniteLB

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