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· December, 2012

Stories about International Relations from December, 2012

The Elusive Quest for Peace with the M23 in the DRC

The current conflict in the Kivu Region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) threatens to linger on despite an international effort to broker a truce between the M23 rebellion...

Increasing Risks of Humanitarian Disaster in Masisi Territory of DR of Congo

Catalonia: Independence from Spain to Do What?

It appears that Catalonia is now set to hold a referendum on its ties to the rest of Spain. Could an independent Catalonia lead to the break-up of the establishment...

Offshore Oil Leak Threatens Protected Lagoon in South West Gabon

Immigrants March for Equal Rights in Brazil

On December 2, a protest organised by foreigners residing in São Paulo took to the streets demanding full access to basic rights like health, security and decent work. The participants...

Chinese Youth Association of France Sues Magazine for Racial Defamation

Korea: Tracking North Korean Satellite

North Korea's Missile Launch Depicted by Cats

Young Malagasy Maids Raped and Tortured in Lebanon

A Timeline of 50 Years of Conflict in the D.R. of Congo

The ongoing conflict between M23 rebels and the Congolese army cannot be totally understood without some historical background on the genesis of these conflicts in the great lakes region. Here...

Latin America: Top 5 News Stories from 2012

University in Benin Changes its Name after Equatoguinean Dictator

Reflections on Teaching in Portuguese in East Timor

Radio Okapi Interfered with by Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo

Croatia's EU Negotiation Model: A View From Turkey

Romania's General Election Results “As Expected”

Iran's Diplomatic Missions Under Attack

Iran's diplomatic missions have been under attack around the world in recent weeks by Iranians and Afghans, for different reasons. The actions sparked a hot debate within the Iranian blogosphere,...

Searching for Bissau-Guinean Journalist who Disappeared in Angola

Counter of Syrian War Victims Installed in Bulgarian Capital

Sounding the Alarm on Hungary's New Electoral Law

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