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· October, 2013

Stories about International Relations from October, 2013

31 October 2013

Former Croatian President Mesic Says Tudjman and Milosevic Set Out to Divide Bosnia

“I'm Dominican, Just Like You”: Thousands of Dominicans of Haitian Descent Are Left Stateless

The decision by the Dominican Republic's Constitutional Court to strip descendants of "foreigners" of their citizenship ignores the human reality of thousands of Dominicans.

29 October 2013

South Korean Tear Gas Being Used in Bahrain?

15-Year-Old Roma Girl's Deportation Shakes Up France's Immigration Debate

In the Leonarda deportation scandal, everything is controversial: the way in which the police acted, the media management of the scandal and the peculiarity of the family.

26 October 2013

Grenada: Remembering the Revolution

Thirty years ago this month, former Prime Minister Maurice Bishop was executed by a firing squad. It was the beginning of the end of the People's Revolutionary Government in Grenada.

24 October 2013

After Lampedusa Shipwreck, Italy Considers Decriminalizing Illegal Immigration

The tragedy, in which 350 or so African migrants were killed, has renewed debate about illegal immigration in Italy, which is a destination for many African migrants.

23 October 2013

Overwhelmed by Syrian Refugees, Bulgaria Seeks EU Aid

Codeshare Request from Serbia's New Airline Met with US, EU Pushback

The oldest and largest airline trade association in the United States called the request bizarre. Serbian media has so far chosen to ignore the story.

22 October 2013

Madagascar Presidential Elections: The Home Stretch

33 candidats se présentent aux élections présidentielles à Madagascar. Cependant seuls 16 d'entre eux ont eu une vrai présence pendant la campagne dans les médias. Certains se demandent où sont...

“Let Russians Sweep Their Own Streets”: Minorities Ponder Ethnic Violence

RuNet Echo

Non-ethnic Russians have been keen to express their views on the Biryulyovo riots online, using the language common to many of them - Russian.

17 October 2013

Happy Ending This Time for Iran's Nuclear Crisis ?

Iranians on Twitter wonder if the latest talks with world powers will be good news for Iran.

China's Agenda in the World Media Summit

12 October 2013

Nobel Peace Prize Fails to Pacify

Assad for Nobel Peace Prize 2014? This is one of many reactions after the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) was named as this year's Nobel Peace Prize...

Why is Cuban Dissident Sonia Garro in Prison?

Garro is a member of the controversial Damas de Blanco, a group of women advocating for the release of political prisoners in Cuba.

11 October 2013

Re-Imagining Lusophony and Decolonizing the Mind

From Brazil to the World: the Marco Civil and Internet Governance

The path that Brazil is taking towards the development of digital policies and Internet governance could serve as the model for the rest of the world.

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