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15 August 2011

Stories from 15 August 2011

Russia: “On the Eve of Collapse”

Hungary: New Law on Churches and Scientology

Cuba: First “Gay” Marriage

This past weekend, a gay man and a trans-sexual woman, got married. In Cuba - on the same day that Fidel Castro turned 85. Bloggers weigh in on the landmark...

Czech Republic: Gay Pride in Prague and Politics

The Balkans, Norway: Anders Breivik and Srđa Trifković

U.S.: The Soviet Arts Experience in Chicago

Estonia: A Breivik of Tallinn?

Pakistan: Celebrating Independence Day

This year, on August 14, Pakistan's Independence Day was celebrated with jubilation not only in the streets but also in the blogosphere. Netizens posted about Pakistan, praying for its prosperity...

Mexico City's 1000th Gay Wedding

El Salvador: Reopening Wounds or Paving the Way for Reconciliation?

Colombia Eliminated from FIFA U-20 World Cup

Cuba: “Las Damas” – The Struggle Continues

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Woman Killed, Victim of Domestic Violence

Trinidad & Tobago: Fork in the Road for England

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: Twitter Lit Wit

Zambia: Netizen Launches Vlog Ahead of Elections

As Zambians are getting ready for the country's September 20 tripartite elections, a Zambian political activist has decided to put across his political and socio-economic messages through videos. He shares...

Google Logos Celebrate Indian and Korean Independence Days

Iran: 12th century book was censored

Japan: How to Unplug Your Life and Save Electricity

People in Japan have been unplugging their lives as electricity-saving measures have been implemented to cope with power shortages. The effectiveness of the measures is yet to be proven but...

Mexico: Celebrating Cantinflas’ 100th Birthday

This August, Mexico celebrates one hundred years of the birth of comedian Mario Moreno, better known as Cantinflas. Considered a comedy icon, Cantinflas made his audience reflect on the contrast...