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9 March 2011

Stories from 9 March 2011

Bangladesh: Banning Fatwa

The Forgotten Palestinian Refugees of Libya

More than 10 percent of Libya's inhabitants are immigrants and among them there are reportedly up to 70,000 Palestinian refugee settlers. As they flee violence in the country, the Palestinian...

Paraguay's Digital Divide

Mexico: Documentary ‘Presumed Guilty’ Back in Theaters

Côte d’Ivoire: Abandoning the CFA?

Mexico and Afghanistan Border Conflicts Juxtaposed

Netizens are responding to several reports that juxtapose the violence in the Mexico/US border with the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan and its border with Pakistan. Though uncoordinated and apparently disparate,...

Thailand: Prime Minister Admits He is British

UK-born Thailand Prime Minister Abhisit Vejajjiva has admitted in a parliamentary session that he has not yet renounced his British citizenship. His political opposition intend to use this admission to...

Trinidad & Tobago: Carnival Results

Cuba: Satellite Situation

Japan: Plum blossoms

Trinidad & Tobago: The CL Collapse

Jamaica: Political Satire

Guyana: Child Abuse

Nigeria: Top Women in Web and Tech Entrepreneurship

Yemen: Saleh “declares war on Yemen” (Videos)

Once again, Yemen's security forces have shot and killed protesters calling for the resignation of long-term leader Ali Abdullah Saleh. This time, however, the killings took place at Sanaa University,...

Taiwan: How to Get Your Facebook Back

India: The Dictionary – An Obituary

India: Why We Let Someone Beat His Wife?

Taiwan: Social Media Makes Indigenous Voices Loud and Clear

Stories about the Taiwanese indigenous population's struggle for identity, sustainability and dignity are missing from the country's public sphere, as a result of relative social and political domination by the...

Libya: Gaddafi Forces Continue to Shell Zawiya

Intense reports of tank and artillery shelling of Al Zawiya, in the north western part of Libya, are making the rounds on Twitter. Here's the latest on the battle, which...

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