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· March, 2014

Stories about History from March, 2014

Roots of Conflict in Southern Thailand

South Korea: Royal Gate Restoration, Corruption and Suicide

‘NATO Air – Just Do It’ Meme Opens Old Wounds for Serbia and Kosovo

On the fifteenth anniversary of the NATO bombings of Yugoslavia, NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu retweeted a tweet by Kosovo Minister of European Integration Vlora Citaku, causing controversy and angering many.

Russia's Media Crackdown Spills into Academia

Three days ago, MGIMO University fired Professor Andrei Zubov for so-called academic misconduct. His supposed crime was writing an antiwar op-ed criticizing Russia's intervention in Ukraine.

Why Filipinos Became Early Adopters of Western Music

Trinidad & Tobago Loses First Olympic Medallist

Sifting Through Conflicting Versions of India and Pakistan's Shared Past

The History Project compiles narratives from Pakistani and Indian history books to expose biases in the treatment of the 1947 Partition of India.

Returning Human Remains is Not an Apology, Says Namibia to Germany

Divisions Persist in Cameroon Despite Reunification's Grandiose Golden Jubilee

Criticism was heaped on President Paul Biya for the celebration, held three years late and on a date that had no historical significance.

Ukrainian Women's Sex Boycott Against Russian Men

A creative boycott is drawing the attention of Russian Internet users. Ukrainian women are organizing a new campaign called “Don’t give it to a Russian”—a sex embargo against Russian men.

State of Literature in Post-Dictatorship Myanmar

Unlocking Time: A Collective Virtual Album of Old Photos from Latin America

Activists Add Female Heroines to Wikipedia in Macedonian

11th Century Kannada Literature Available On Wikisource

Trinidad & Tobago: Coup Commission

Kazakh Artist Remembers Zhanaozen Oil Riot

Two Historic Saigon Buildings to be Demolished in Vietnam

PHOTOS: ‘Theyyam’ Festival of Gods in India's Kerala

With its wild drum beats and enchanting dances, the folklore festival of Theyyam takes over more than a thousand temples every year beginning in November.

Eritrean Literary Giant Talks About Tigrinya Oral Poetry

China Dismisses WWI Comparison Amid Tense Relations With Japan

“2014 is neither 1914 nor 1894, it’s better for [Japan] to regard post-war Germany as a role model than make a fuss about Germany before WWI.“

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