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27 August 2011

Stories from 27 August 2011

Moldova: Twenty Years of Independence Marked with Parade and Disillusion

Moldova's bloggers have marked the country's 20th anniversary of independence with criticism and disillusionment rather than with enthusiasm, Diana Lungu reports.

Bangladesh: The Rivalry Between The Ruling Party And The Opposition

Puerto Rico: Tropical Storm Irene Leaves Heavy Rain and Damages

Tropical storm Irene hit Puerto Rico on August 21st leaving wind damage, floods, constant rain, and the evacuation of entire communities. This is the same storm, now a hurricane, that...

India: Media Biased Towards The North-Eastern States

Sri Lanka: The Second TweetUpSl Held

Puerto Rico: The Era of the “Digisapiens”

Puerto Rico: My Life with Irene

Puerto Rico: The Secret Lives of Politicians

Puerto Rico: Noticel and Puerto Rico Indie

Zimbabwe: On Libya, Gaddafi and Mugabe

As news of the fall of Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi lit up the web, the Zimbabwean blogosphere was not left behind. Meanwhile, rumours have been circulating that the man deposed...

Egypt: Victories of Civilians Against Military Trials

Activists are pulling all the stops online - and on the ground - to draw attention to civilians put on trial in military courts, following the Egyptian revolution. Nermeen Edrees...

Libya: The Liberation of Tripoli

The Internet is back on in the Libyan capital Tripoli, after a blackout that lasted about six months. One by one bloggers and tweeps from Tripoli are coming online, sharing...

Lebanon: Public Transportation Do's and Don'ts

Lebanon: New Internet Prices

Bahrain: “By our silence we also incur a share in the guilt”

China and Britain: how do they compare?

Sri Lanka: Assault On Civilians In Jaffna

Maldives: Discrimination Against The Foreign Labors

Bangladesh: Medical Negligence Go Unpunished

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