News tagged with activists

Japan Spring whaling haul at record low

Japanese whalers hunting the mammals in the northwestern Pacific caught a record-low 34 minke whales this Spring, the fisheries agency said Thursday, blaming bad weather.

dateJun 06, 2013 in Ecology
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Google to restart China talks: report

Google and Chinese officials will resume talks about whether the US firm can deliver unfiltered Internet search results in the world's most populous country, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.

dateFeb 23, 2010 in Internet
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Analyzing 'the first YouTube war'

Hundreds of amateur videos captured by news activists, citizen journalists and foreign correspondents in Homs, and distributed to news organizations and video-sharing websites around the world, have prompted ...

dateMar 14, 2012 in Social Sciences
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War-torn Somalia stages TEDx conference

Somalia's war-ravaged capital Mogadishu will host Thursday its first ever TED talks as part of efforts to showcase improvements in development, business and security, organisers said.

dateMay 17, 2012 in Other
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Internet activists push for greater democracy

(AP) -- The Internet can be a powerful medium for politicians to get their message across but it is also a vital means for civilians to have a say in what politicians do, participants in a political conference say.

dateNov 25, 2009 in Internet
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Thai flood run-off threat to marine life

As billions of cubic metres of water flow away from Thailand's devastating floods, experts and campaigners are warning that millions of sea creatures could be the next victims of the disaster.

dateNov 16, 2011 in Environment
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