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· July, 2013

Stories about History from July, 2013

30 July 2013

Macedonia: Ohrid's Hidden Medieval Masks

Bosnian Fans of Serbia's Red Star Football Carve 60-Meter Mountainside Logo

As many fans and foreign friends from the region attest, it is a sign of true fanaticism for one's favorite football club.

18 July 2013

Foreign Words Invade Traditional Japanese

A 71-year-old man is suing Japan's public broadcaster because he is literally lost in translation, in his very own country.

17 July 2013

Poet Aimé Césaire's Battle Continues Stronger than Ever

The verdict in the Trayvon Martin case coincided with what would have been Césaire's 100th birthday. Our new author Amadou Lamine Badji from Senegal, examines the correlation.

16 July 2013

Cave Temple in Sri Lanka

14 July 2013

Exploring India's History Through Family Photos

The Indian Memory Project describes itself as "a visual and oral history of the Indian subcontinent via family archives". Global Voices has spoken to founder Anusha Yadav about what inspired...

12 July 2013

The Bahamas: Life Begins at 40?

The Bahamas marked its 40th anniversary of independence from Great Britain this week. A few bloggers shared their thoughts about the milestone…

8 July 2013

Online Resources to Monitor Cambodian Elections

On July 28, Cambodian voters will decide whether to end or extend the 28-year rule of the Cambodian People’s Party as the nation prepares for its fifth National Assembly elections...

Royal Abdications: Netherlands, Belgium, Will Spain be Next?

Abdications by two European kings within few months have unleashed in Spain speculations about a possible stepping down by king Juan Carlos in favour of his son Felipe. Meanwhile, Belgium...

Crooks, Thieves and the Independent Mayors Who Run Russia

RuNet Echo

The mayor of Yaroslavl will spend the next two months behind bars on extortion charges. A former United Russia member who ran as an opposition-friendly independent, Evgeny Urlashov won the...

China: Statue Built and Removed