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· July, 2013

Stories about International Relations from July, 2013

30 July 2013

Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan Border Shooting Prompts Theories, But No Answers

Despite the fact that the two sides regularly meet to discuss border issues and work together to demarcate unmarked sections of the border, shootings keep occurring.

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Student Movement in Taiwan

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.

29 July 2013

Germany: Demonstrations Against Surveillance

#stopwatchingus was the motto of demonstrations that took place last Saturday in Germany. The participants were protesting against surveillance by the secret services and government inaction.

23 July 2013

Two Spanish Aid Workers Freed After 21 Months in Captivity

Montserrat Serra and Blanca Thiebaut were building a hospital in Dadaab, Kenya, within the largest refugee camp in the world, when they were abducted.

Protests for Election in Madagascar Lead to Violence, Arrest

19 July 2013

Kyrgyzstan's President Accuses Britain of “Dirty Lies”

Kyrgyz president Almas Atambayev slammed the British government for "hosting" the son of the country's ousted dictator in a Guardian interview. Kyrgyz netizens weigh the wisdom of his outburst.

18 July 2013

Nigeria Cements China Relations With Presidential Visit

Was President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan's visit to China payback to US President Barack Obama for not visiting Nigeria during the American leader's African tour? Nigerian netizens evaluate.

17 July 2013

Puerto Rico is a Key Link in Espionage of Latin American Countries

What did Edward Snowden reveal about Puerto Rico's role in the NSA's espionage program? Author Angel Carrión tells us.

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.

Kyrgyz Block Water to Kazakhstan, Demanding the Return of “Their” Land

Under communism land and water weren't a source of friction for the peoples of Soviet Central Asia. But over two decades of sovereignty, things have changed.

Furore Over Sudanese President Al-Bashir’s Visit to Nigeria

The president of Sudan traveled to Nigeria for a summit amid calls for his arrest.

16 July 2013

The Beautiful “Country” of Africa

The Perils of Putting a Label on Edward Snowden

Is the man who revealed US surveillance programs run by the NSA - a traitor, a hero, a fugitive, or a spy?

15 July 2013

Snowden Airport Saga Polarizes Russian Human Rights Community

RuNet Echo

Are some of Russia's human right defenders guilty of letting the Kremlin score a few PR points?

Mexico Becomes Destination for Migrants

Rudi Solaris left his native Honduras because his fellow cops tried to kill him. Levi Bridges tell his story in our series on Migrant Journeys in Latin America.

Snowden, the NSA, and Latin America: Beyond the Headlines

While the U.S. media has focused on the response of Latin American leaders to the incident involving Evo Morales' plane being rerouted in Europe, the debate in the region on...

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