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· December, 2013

Stories about Photos from December, 2013

21 December 2013

Tour Builder, Another Google Service Not Allowed for Cubans

Google maintains that it bases its decision on the provisions of the United States' economic embargo on Cuba.

20 December 2013

Votes Cast in the Madagascar Presidential Elections Runoff

Hoping for a new start after a prolonged political crisis, Malagasy citizens went to the polls to select a new president on December 20.

Egypt: 27 Photographs from Hala'ib

7 Amazing Vintage Photos of 19th-Century Japan

Take a look at what life was like in Japan some 150 years ago, thanks to a series of photos that recently entered the public domain.

Protesters March Against Nuclear Plant's Re-Start on Japan's Kyushu Island

19 December 2013

3 Initiatives Working to Make Niger a Better Place

Positive stories from Niger are a few and far between these days, thanks to economic hardship combined with threats of terrorism. Three projects are trying to change that.

15 December 2013

It Snowed in Egypt but the Snow-Covered Sphinx Photograph is a Hoax

This photograph of the Sphinx in Giza, Cairo, has gone viral, after Egypt's biggest snow storm in more than 100 years. There is one problem though - it isn't real.

Never Argue with Egyptian Graffiti

12 December 2013

No to Syrian Chemical Weapons Dismantled in Albania

Reports surfaced that Syria's chemical weapons stash would be destroyed in Albania. The Albanian government had refused the proposal, after angered Albanians took to the streets in protest.

Barack Obama and Raúl Castro's Handshake at Mandela's Memorial Goes Viral

Reactions to the handshake spread like fire on social media.

Romantic Love vs. Gender Equality: An Interview with Coral Herrera

Coral Herrera is a blogger and an expert in gender relations, specifically regarding the construction of romantic love. Author Laura Vidal interviews Herrera for this two part series.

6 People From Madagascar You Should Know

Learn about six Malagasy personalities worth knowing for anyone wishing to better understand the island of Madagascar.

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