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15 June 2011

Stories from 15 June 2011

Mexico City's Female Cab Drivers

Peru: Controversy Over ‘Cristo del Pacífico’

Bolivia: Traveling Through the Chaos

Kenya: The Winners of Pivot25 Mobile App Developer Conference

Kenya: KCB Safari Rally 2011

Nigeria: Let's Monitor President's 105 commitments on HIV/AIDS

Benin: Meet Benin's Rising Star

Africa: 10 of Africa’s Best Food Blogs

Cuba: Guidelines on Rights

Bermuda: Corruption Allegations

Trinidad & Tobago: Violence & Healing

Bahamas: Transformation of Nassau

Jamaica: The “Coke” Commission's Findings

Brazil: The Chilling Beauty of the Green Desert

Where jungle was once seen, green woodland can now be seen. Bloggers comment on the beauty, environmental impact and the social consequences which are being brought to the country by...

Syria: 2.3km Flag at Pro-Government Rally in Damascus

Supporters of Syrian president Bashar Al Assad held a pro-regime rally today, carrying a 2.3km long Syrian flag in Mezzeh, in the capital Damascus, and chanting "The People Want Bashar...

Russia: Southstream as a hoax

Syria: Crackdown Continues Despite International Outcry

Protests are continuing across Syria, as the Syrian regime shows no signs of loosening its brutal crackdown despite an international outcry. Netizens react on Twitter to the latest developments.

Russia: Yuri Budanov's Assassination Exposes Deep Wounds of Chechen Wars

RuNet Echo

The June 10 assassination of Yuri Budanov, the former Russian army colonel convicted of the murder of an 18-year-old Chechen woman during the Second Chechen War, has reignited inter-ethnic tensions...

Bahrain: Lost and Disgusted

Lebanon: Lady Gaga's Latest Album Sparks A Rumor

Lady Gaga's latest album, Born This Way, stirred a small storm on Lebanese social networks. An article published by the Sun on June 4th, 2011, and commented by one of...

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