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25 June 2013

Stories from 25 June 2013

Tamim Bin Hamad Named New Qatar Emir

New Regulations for Skype and Viber in Bahrain

“Security considerations” are being cited as reasons behind new regulations which could put an end to the use of popular services such as Skype, WhatsApp, Viber and Tango in Bahrain....

Snapshot of Pakistan's Digital Landscape

Saudi Forces Hunt and Kill ‘Wanted’ Protester in Residential Area

According to netizen reports, Saudi Emergency Forces entered residential areas in the eastern city of Qatif over two nights, and opened fire. An innocent bystander was killed on the first...

Hacker Attacks on South and North Korea

Indigenous Land in Panama Sold to Developers

Protesters’ Open Letter to Brazil's President

Yemen, Beyond the Headlines

Yemen is a country rich in culture, heritage, and history, as well as extremely friendly and hospitable. But that doesn't make the news, and Yemen is often reduced to Al-Qaeda,...

Mozambique's First Civic Hackathons

The ‘Penis Class’ is on China's State Media

Chinese Social Web Slams Local Dog Meat Festival

The annual dog meat festival in China’s southwestern city of Yulin in Guangxi province is a summer tradition for many. But this year the festival was met with outcry online...