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Foreigners Flee Libya Violence, Pour Into Egypt

Source: VOA – By Elizabeth Arrott Thousands of foreigners caught in the violence in Libya are struggling to leave.  Some are able to board aircraft, ferries and other ships chartered by their governments, while others are pouring across the borders

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Security Forces Fire on Bahrain Mourners

Security forces have fired shots in Manama on Friday, where demonstrators were gathering for an anti-government rally, in defiance of a government ban on protests. Hospital officials say there are casualties. Mourners began chanting opposition slogans during a funeral procession

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Iran Tries Internet Censorship, Execution As Protesters Demand Democracy

Source: New York Magazine   After yesterday’s pro-democracy protests in Tehran, Iranian authorities have started blocking pro-opposition websites and electronic media and greatly slowed broadband speed in major cities. Text-message and mobile-phone traffic has been disrupted, and the word bahman,

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Tunisia Issues Warrant for Ousted Leader, Family Members

Source: CNN World The restive North African nation of Tunisia has issued an international arrest warrant for its ousted president, his wife, and several members of their families, Tunisian media reported. Tunisian Justice Minister Lazhar Karoui Chebbi on Wednesday announced

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China: Facebook’s Undiscovered Country

Source: Fortune – By JP Mangalindan If Mark Zuckerberg wants in on the biggest boom country in Asia, the social networking champ will have to make some tough choices about what kind of company he wants Facebook to be. “Like”

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Chuck Colson Accuses Steve Jobs Of Censorship For Nixing Anti-Gay Marriage App

Source: On Top Magazine Chuck Colson has accused Apple CEO Steve Jobs of censorship for rejecting an anti-gay marriage app from its iTunes store and has vowed to fight on, RightWingWatch.org reported. Apple removed the Manhattan Declaration app, a mobile

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Assange: China Is ‘Technological Enemy’ Of Wikileaks

Source: redOrbit WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, in comments published on Thursday, has attacked China calling it the “technological enemy” of the whistleblower website because of its aggressive Internet censorship. China, with its wide-reaching Internet censorship system commonly referred to as

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Prakash Jha Locks Horns With the Censor Board

Source: IBN Movies – By Sharmila Tagore Mumbai: Yet another controversy involving filmmakers and the Censor Board is surfacing. It’s filmmaker Prakash Jha who has locked horns with the Censor Board over allegations that the promos of his new production ‘Turning

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