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· June, 2014

Stories about Breaking News from June, 2014

Heartbreak for Ibrahim and Djouma in the Central African Republic

Islamic Militants Seize Control of Mosul, Second Largest Iraqi City

Iraq's second largest city Mosul fell into the hands of Islamist militants today (June 10). Reports say the militants are from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

Mass Protest in Guangzhou, China

Death Toll Rises to 36, in Brazen Taliban Attack at Pakistan's Karachi Airport

Although the militants reportedly entered from the old terminal reserved for VVIP movement or Hajj Flights, both airports share the same runways and assailants have since accessed it.

From the Cyber-Trenches of Eastern Ukraine

The leaders of the the opposing militias continue to use social networks to reach out with news of their military campaigns.

Pakistan's First Online Hate Speech Report Is Out, And It Isn't Pretty

Pakistan's first ever empirical research report on online hate speech is out. Global Voices interviewed Shahzad Ahmad, Director of Bytes For All, the advocacy organization that conducted the study.

What Does Puerto Rico's First Out-and-Proud Supreme Court Nominee Mean For LGBT Rights?

Maite Oronoz Rodríguez has become the first openly lesbian woman to be nominated for the position of justice on the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico. .

Jen Psaki, the Russian Internet's Public Enemy No. 1

“Psaki” has become a stigmatizing catch-all term for everything Russians dislike about US foreign policy (especially America’s involvement in Ukraine).

Thousands of Spaniards Demand a Republic Following the King's Abdication

Many observers see an intent on behalf of the crown to maintain the monarchical system with this abdication.

Celebrating Russian Crimea with a Candy

“Let Spain Decide”

Would the Republic Have a Yes in Referendum in Spain?

University Student Posts Suicide Note In Facebook, Friends Fail To Save Him

3 Ways the Russian Government Plans to Police the Web

Several state agencies in Russia are now involved in drafting bylaws that will determine how officials actually enforce a series of controversial new Internet regulations.

The King of Spain Abdicates, Claims to Install the Third Republic Emerge

Peacekeepers Involved in the Disappearance of 11 Rebels in the Central African Republic

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