Our daily round-up of the Web takes you to Taiwan, where the Dalai Lama has landed on a controversial trip to comfort the victims of Typhoon Morakot. Also in today's show: bloggers react to the wildfires that are threatening Los Angeles.
In this edition: Gabon's presidential election was followed closely by the blogosphere; the debate surrounding Microsoft’s "racist" gaffe grows online, and an American attacks his government’s interventionism.
Today on the Net: Ciduad Juarez, the worlds’s most dangerous city; political turmoil in Brazil; Facebook movie for this autumn; Jean-Pierre Lavoie and his photographs of Detroit; and a rap video denouncing H1N1 virus.
In this edition: The death of the last Kennedy brother, US Senator Ted Kennedy, is mourned; the blogosphere defends two bloggers imprisoned in Azerbaijan; the ecological journey log of a group of young Canadian video directors.
Today on the Net: In Gabon, the campaign for the August 30 presidential election is in full swing online; US Net users investigate an attempted homicide; and a Lego animation pays tribute to the very first video games.
In detention at The Hague and facing war-crimes charges, the former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic said the war in Bosnia was a creation of the world's "great powers" well before he entered the political scene.
Today on the Web: the wildfires currently spreading through the Athens region mobilise Greek net users; accounts of rape and torture in Iranian prisons multiply online; and TV news by an optimistic teenager.
Today on the Web: Bloggers denounces the forced confessions by opponents of the Iranian regime; China's decision to fight against Internet addiction are criticized by local net users; and a video making fun of insurances companies.
Today on the Net: Web users pay tribute to foreign soldiers in Afghanistan; Afghan bloggers mobilise to give a positive image of their country; and an Afghan soldier learning English brings a smile to the blogosphere.