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3 June 2011

Stories from 3 June 2011

Russia: Towards a gas spot market?

RuNet Echo

Bangladesh: Derivation of the Name ‘Dhaka’

Caribbean: Artistic Images

Bahamas: Beyond Naipaul

Bermuda: Why the Homophobia?

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Garvey's Crime

Jamaica, Bahamas: Wikileaks Revelations

India: Six More Official Languages For West Bengal

Bhutan: A Photo Story

Pakistan: The Baloch Noam Chomsky Silenced

Egypt: V for Verifiying Virginity

Following the appalling confirmation that virginity tests were conducted on female protesters who were detained during the Egyptian revolution, rage has been expressed by both women and men. Many cannot...

Bolivia: Tweeting with Senator Centa Rek

The reaction from Bolivian Senator Centa Rek to a request from a blogger asking her to provide evidence for the claim she made on Twitter about money laundering and drug...

Côte d'Ivoire: The New Cabinet Line-up

Lebanon: Story of a Migrant House Keeper, Georgette

Japan: Original photos of Fukushima Daiichi

Yemen: Reasons Saleh is Late!

Tweeps are having fun with the hashtag #ReasonsSalehIsLate while waiting for a speech by Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh, following reports that he may have been injured when the Presidential...

Burkina Faso: Bobo Dioulasso Under Curfew

Syria: Protesting for the Future of Children

Syria's youngest victims are speaking out in a series of heart wrenching videos which are surfacing on YouTube, detailing the horrors they and their family members have faced in days...

Yemen: Confusion in Sanaa Amid Conflicting News on Saleh

The Yemeni capital Sanaa plunged into chaos this afternoon, with conflicting reports circulating about Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh. While some reports say he had fled the presidential palace in...

Chile: Ideas to Fight Air Pollution in Santiago

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