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China claims success in curbing racy entertainment

A campaign to curb "excessive entertainment" by slashing the number of racy programs on Chinese satellite television channels has been successful, state media reported, after President Hu Jintao warned Western culture was out to attack China. Full story

Egypt's al-Azhar to preach Islamic message on satellite TV

Al-Azhar, Egypt's 1,000-year-old seat of Islamic learning, will soon be preaching its doctrines on satellite television, a space it has previously left to Islamist parties now leading the country's first free polls. Full story

Analysis: Saudi media bypass stricter rules after Arab Spring

Saudi Arabian bloggers and journalists say the arch-conservative Islamic kingdom will find it hard to douse glimmers of more open reporting despite a tightening of media rules after the spread of popular revolts through the Arab world. Full story

Government Worries Hackers Could Take Over Cars

The federal government is concerned about hackers seizing control of cars — and it wants your help. Full story

What will Dish Network do with Blockbuster?

Dish Network Corp.'s agreement to buy Blockbuster Inc.'s assets out of bankruptcy could keep the movie-rental chain and its blue-and-gold logo from disappearing. Full story

Only in Montana? Buy a dish, get a free gun

A Radio Shack in Montana is offering would-be satellite television customers a bit more bang for their buck. Full story

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Afghans walk pass the derbies at the site of a bomb explosion in Laghman province
Afghans walk pass the derbies at the site of a bomb explosion in Laghman province

Afghans walk pass the derbies at the site of a bomb explosion in Laghman province east of Kabul, Afghanistanm Saturday, June 11, 2011. Police investigating an explosion late Friday at a satellite television network office in Mehterlam city were hit by a second bomb which killed two policemen and wou