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9 May 2011

Stories from 9 May 2011

Video: Budding Young Scientists in India, Singapore and South Africa

The Google Science Fair project semi finalist listings are up. Although it was open to teens between 13 and 18 years from all over the world, it is interesting to...

Nepal: The Start Of A Facebook Revolution?

India, Bangladesh: Is Rabindranath Tagore relevant today?

Bangladesh: The Complicated Issue Of Fatwa

Bangladesh: The Cradle Of Buddhism

Pakistan: Bin Laden's Death Transforms Local Coffee House

Sasa Milosevic reports on how the death of Osama Bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan, has transformed a local coffee house into a unique press center and a vibrant online hub.

Russia: A Third of Russian Internet Users Enjoy Broadband Internet Access

Brazil: Internet Users Commemorate Legal Recognition of Gay Civil Unions

On Thursday, Brazil's Supreme Court recognized civil unions for same-sex couples. The historic decision, which brings an end to the legal discrimination of homosexuals, dominated conversations both virtual and otherwise.

Russia Opens Its First “Creative Commons” Portal

Russia: “United Russia” Party Targets Social Networks

Russia: Video Shows Journalist Being Beaten in Khimki Forest

Cuba: Bloggers, Period

China: Ai Weiwei's Chat with Public Opinion Channeler

Asian-African Economic Cooperation

Russia: Bloggers React With Cynicism to Bin Laden's Death

RuNet Echo

The death of Osama Bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan, on May 2, 2011, has provoked condemnation and talk of conspiracy theories among Russian bloggers. Quickly becoming one of the hottest...

Bahamas: Education Failure

Cuba: Activities Against Homophobia

St. Lucia: Views on Bin Laden's Death

Trinidad & Tobago: R.I.P. Allyson

Cuba: Role of Police in Dissident's Death