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Kite-runners and internet cables

How social media is transforming a generation of Afghans

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A Look at the Promises and Perils of Social Media in Conflict

Telling the story of Syria through social media

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After Iran Elections, Internet Connections Suddenly Faster

It has been 11 days since the elections and already things are looking up. 

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Israel Loves Iran and Iran Loves Israel…It’s True

A burgeoning social media movement by plugged-in Israelis and Iranians is saying “no” to war mongering between the two governments.

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India’s Own “Great Firewall?”

India’s tradition of free speech may be facing its biggest obstacle yet, following an end-of-year government push to require Internet giants Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo and Google to filter its users content for “offensive” material.

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7 Surprisingly Good Global Health News Sources You Might Not Know About

Some unexpected/uncommon original sources of global health news to add to your RSS reader or digital alerts system:

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