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· January, 2014

Stories about International Relations from January, 2014

17 January 2014

Remembering Congolese Leader Patrice Lumumba's Struggle Against Colonialism

Iconic freedom fighter Patrice Émery Lumumba was the first democratically elected prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He was executed 53 years ago.

16 January 2014

Is Pakistan's Much-Needed Gas Pipeline a Pipe Dream?

In early December, Iran cancelled a 500 million US dollar loan to help Pakistan finance its part of a gas pipeline that authorities hope will combat Pakistan's dire energy crisis.

A Papuan Woman's Love Letter to an Indonesian Soldier

6 January 2014

‘China New York Times'? Welcome to Tycoon Chen Guangbiao's Dream

"Without the belief of American freedom, can the New York Times still be the New York Times?"

5 January 2014

As Afghanistan Faces a Critical Year, President Karzai Plays a “Risky Game”

As Afghanistan's president Hamid Karzai is dragging his feet on the new security pact with the United States, many believe that he is playing a dangerous game.

3 January 2014

Russians on the Return of Sherlock

RuNet Echo

Of all of the writers to have captured the Russian imagination, there is perhaps none greater than Arthur Conan Doyle, the Scottish creator of the "Sherlock Holmes" stories.

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