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6 April 2011

Stories from 6 April 2011

Macedonia: Construction Over A Probable Archeological Site

Uruguay: Police Clash with Artisans at Independence Square

Bangladesh: A Video On Eve Teasing

Trinidad & Tobago: On Race

Russia-Romania: Interview with Rogozin

Haiti: “Sweet Micky”‘s Mandate

Cuba: Blame it on the Culture?

Hungary: Catholic church scandal

Trinidad & Tobago: Equal Representation

Bermuda: Confronting Crime

Rwanda: 17 Years Ago Today in Rwanda

Nigeria: Exhibition of Images From Presidential Campaign

Africa: Use of Web 2.0 in the Schools of the PanAf project

Syria: Bread and Propaganda

As protests in Syria continue into their third week, the Assad government is making concessions in hopes of appeasing protesters. The government is asserting power via propaganda, some of which...

China: Reactions to Global Times’ Lashing Out at Ai Weiwei

China's official newspaper Global Times has issued a harsh editorial condemning missing artist Ai Weiwei as a maverick of Chinese society, sparking reactions from Chinese netizens.

Egypt: Basboussa for President!

Former Egyptian television anchor and activist Bothaina Kamel announced on Twitter that she would be running for the Egyptian presidential elections. Here are reactions for and against her plans.

Russia: Majority of Russians Are Unaware of the Blogosphere

Russia: Anti-Government Slogans Published On a Hacked Soccer Club Website

Russia: DDoS Attack On LiveJournal Has Russians Debating Internet Politics

RuNet Echo

On March 30, 2011, the blogging platform LiveJournal experienced serious functionality problems for over 12 hours due to a powerful Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attack. It has triggered a debate on...

China: No More Time Travel Drama

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