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Published: Wednesday 15 July 2009

>> TV movie distributers in the US have reduced plastic content in their DVD cases, making it 20 per cent lighter.Though reducing plastic waste is being cited as a motivator, thinner cases are also less expensive when it comes to the cost of raw material and shipping. Companies like Sony Entertainment, Walt Disney and Warner are spearheading the initiative

>> Radio Erena ("Our Eritrea"), a Tigrinya-language station broadcasting by satellite to Eritrea, has begun operating in Paris. It is an initiative by Eritrean journalists based abroad and supported by Reporters Without Borders.

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