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· November, 2013

Stories about Breaking News from November, 2013

20 November 2013

No One Found Guilty of ‘Prestige’ Oil Disaster in Spain

After 10 years of investigation and a nine-month trial, Galicia's High Court of Justice has acquitted the three defendants of all crimes against the environment.

17 November 2013

Online Magazine Publishes Leaked Emails of Serbian Government Agency

Does Tennis Pro Viktor Troicki's Doping Ban Go Too Far?

"It's one thing to not allow him to participate in tournaments, entirely another to limit his freedom of movement."

Anonymous Hacks Ukraine's Customs Services, Leaks Documents

16 November 2013

Cricket Icon Sachin Tendulkar Awarded India's Highest Civilian Award

Social Media went abuzz with congratulatory messages as India's ace cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar retired from the game and was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, shortly after.

15 November 2013

Polish Right-Wing Nationalists Hijack Country's Independence Day

Poland's National Independence Day, traditionally celebrated on November 11, ended in violence this year during a march organized by a nationalist movement. Police detained around a dozen individuals.

10 November 2013

Syrian Journalist Abdulwahab Mulla Kidnapped in Liberated Aleppo

Citizen journalist and satirist Abdulwahab Mulla, 24, was kidnapped from his house in Aleppo’s liberated area by unidentified masked gunmen. Netizens appeal for his release.

Journalist Dubbed ‘Macedonian Assange’ Arrested in Serbia

Macedonia releases one journalist and arrests another. Journalist Zoran Bozinovski was arrested in Serbia on November 7, 2013 on an Interpol warrant requested by Macedonian authorities.

New Laws in Hungary May Restrict Media Freedom

8 November 2013

PHOTOS: ‘Silent Protest’ Demands Elections in Maldives

Despite several delays, the people's desire for presidential elections in Maldives was not dampened, as a photographer documents in photos taken at a 'silent protest'.

7 November 2013

Russian Maternity Ward Turns Away Illegal Immigrant in Labor

RuNet Echo

A Vladivostok maternity ward reignited Russia’s immigrant debate, when obstetricians refused to admit a woman in labor, because she lacked both health insurance and money to pay the delivery fee.

6 November 2013

Tajikistan Votes in “Imitation” of Presidential Elections

Today's elections in Tajikistan will extend the two-decade-long presidency of Emomali Rahmon for another seven years. The vote does not have even a modicum of suspense.

4 November 2013

Goodbye “CUC”, Unification of Dual Monetary System Begins in Cuba

The phasing out of the convertible peso (CUC) has received significant attention from the international press, blogs, and economic analysts.

87 Migrants Die of Thirst in Northern Niger

2 November 2013

Egypt: Satirist Bassem Youssef's Show Censored following Lawsuits

Egyptians held their breath waiting for Bassem Youssef's satirical TV show Al Bernameg; Now, on the eve of it's second episode, the programme was taken off air.

Pakistani Taliban Leader's Death by Drone Triggers Relief, Anger and Fear

The drone attack comes as the Pakistani government was putting a team together to hold peace talks with Mehsud's Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).