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· April, 2014

Stories about Good News from April, 2014

‘I Saw You On The Train': Falling in Love on Portugal's Public Transport

VIDEO: Serbian Child Prodigy's Drawings Stun the Art World

Fans in Skopje Gather to Exchange Football Stickers

Catching Up with the Togolese E-Waste 3D Printer Makers

Collaborative Economy Visionaries Gather at OuiShare Fest 2014 in Paris

PHOTOS: Forget Selfies, One Artist's Sketched Portraits Have Taken Over Twitter in the Balkans

A Montenegrin artist's ink and pencil drawings have grown so popular that they've begun to replace the headshots and selfies that normally appear on Twitter accounts.

Colombia: Free Cinema Festival in Bogota

A Peek at Hong Kong's Collaborative Sharing Economy

Different initiatives in Hong Kong connect people with others to help fix household items, give away unwanted goods and borrow a book.

Jamaica Names Poet Laureate

Pope Francis, a Pope Unlike the Rest

A global view of Pope Francis, a year and half into his papacy.

Cameroonian Bloggers ‘Are the Future, and We Are Writing That Future Now’

An interview with Florian Ngimbis, president of the Cameroonian Bloggers Association, about language, the country's poor Internet penetration and more.

The New Government of Prime Minister Roger Kolo Announced in Madagascar

Voters Turn Out En Masse in Guinea-Bissau's First Post-Coup Elections

About 400 citizen observers monitored elections, which are expected to put an end to the crisis that began two years ago with a military coup in Guinea-Bissau.

In Bangladesh, Cycling to Break Free of Dhaka's Notorious Traffic

Dhaka is one of the most unlivable cities in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit, and its extreme traffic congestion contributes a lot to this fame.

Bermuda: Go Fly a Kite!

Documentary Unearths the Story of Eminent Puerto Rican Ramón Emeterio Betances

Despite being considered one of “the fathers of the homeland,” Puerto Rican official history barely mentions him, and many people on the island perhaps only know his name.

Meet India's Most Powerful Women Politicians

With the world's largest elections underway in India, take a look at the women making a name for themselves in the political arena.

A 80 Year-long Wait: Niger Gets its First Train Station

PHOTOS: Picnicking Under Japan's Cherry Blossoms

"Hanami", as the activity of flower viewing is called in Japanese, is in full bloom now that cherry blossom season has arrived.

In Havana, a Book in Exchange for Nothing

"This book belongs to whoever finds it in exchange for giving it away again after reading it so that other people can enjoy it."

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