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18 March 2011

Stories from 18 March 2011

Japan: YouTube to Reunite Earthquake Victims through Video

Nepal: No To Sri Lankan Political Refugees

Haiti: Aristide's Return “Something Big”?

Bhutan: A Helping Hand For Japan

Bangladesh: Negative News On Japan By Media

Syria: Protests Across the Country, 6 Reported Killed in Dara'a

Syria is the latest country to join the wave of erupting protests across the Middle East. While previous calls for protests on 5 February failed, a renewed call to take...

Cuba: No Affiliation

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: ARC Interview

Cuba: Refusing Exile

Libya: Gaddafi Calls For Ceasefire as No-Fly Zone Begins (Video)

Tweeps react to the Gaddafi government's call for a ceasefire in response to the UN Security Council-imposed no-fly zone over Libya. Some see the fact that fighting continues around the...

India: Blocking And Unblocking Of Typepad, Mobango, Clickatell And Other Sites

Africa: African food in the US

Nigeria: Monitoring Elections Using ReVoDa

Argentina: Controversy Over Mario Vargas Llosa Attending Book Fair

The 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature, Mario Vargas Llosa, has been invited to inaugurate the 37th International Book Fair in Buenos Aires. The invitation has sparked a debate among those...

South Sudan: On Vigilante Justice

South Africa: Black Queer South Africans Online

Tanzania: Getting honest about rural water supply

Malawi: Fashion Police Blog

India: Furore In Parliament Over New Set Of Wikileaks

The latest round of India Cables from Wikileaks has led to a furore in the Indian Parliament with the opposition demanding an explanation from the Prime Minister. Netizens have been...

Lebanon: Is Politics a Social Media Taboo?

Are Lebanese bloggers politically apathetic? Bloggers react to a Global Voices article that claimed a rally organised by former Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri on Sunday 13 March was "snubbed" by...

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