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21 May 2011

Stories from 21 May 2011

Bulgaria: People Bring Flowers to Sofia's Mosque

Hungary: Facebook Blocked Popular Far-Right Website

France: French Women Bloggers on the DSK Scandal

French feminists bloggers and women bloggers writing on women's issues, have gained a larger audience and a new respect in France in the aftermath of the Domininique Strauss-Kahn scandal. Meet...

Georgia: Beyoncé's Girls Rule an Apocalyptic… Caucasus?

The premiere of American singer Beyoncé's "Run The World (Girls)" video on May 18 evoked much debate among bloggers and social media users in Georgia for a less than expected...

Brazil: “The City's Most Beautiful Band” Wins the Internet

Malaysia: Tweets on the Orphanage Landslide

While the world was busy discussing the ‘end of the world,’ Malaysians mourned the death of innocent children who were buried in a landslide in an orphanage motivational camp near...

Translating a Vietnamese song to English

Vietnam: Increasing number of high-rise buildings

Azerbaijan: National Identity

Vietnamese phonetic alphabet

Myanmar: Ban on use of CDs, USB sticks, floppy drives

Thailand: Social media, elections, and politics

France, World: Discontent Against G8 Meeting About the Internet

North Africa: Manifesto for a Maghreb of Cinema

Nigeria: The Nigerian Event Awards 2011

Rwanda: Government threatens to assassinate opposition

Chad: How Communities Are Rebuilding Lives