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· September, 2013

Stories about Western Europe from September, 2013

24 September 2013

Chile's Student Uprising: ‘There’s a Story to Be Told’

Global Voices spoke to Pablo Navarrete, who is making a documentary with his father about the Chilean students who are trying to do away with vestiges of the Pinochet dictatorship.

Is the Spanish Army Punishing Women Who Denounce Sexism?

What is the situation of women in the Spanish Army? Lourdes Sada reports.

23 September 2013

Social Media Week Discusses Principles for a Collaborative World

Potraits in Black: Africans in Italy

Anti-fascist Musician Stabbed to Death by Neo-nazi in Greece

As news of the murder of a 34-year-old Greek anti-fascist musician by a neonazi supporter spread like wildfire on Twitter, incensed netizens pointed to a political party for responsibility.

18 September 2013

Italy: Seeking Press Officer. 300 Euros Per Month.

Debates followed a job offer for a press officer posted by the Arconate district offering a gross salary €300 per month.

Will Madagascar's Upcoming Elections Solve the Island's Crisis?

Madagascar has suffered five political crises in four decades, with the island still reeling from its latest coup d'etat in 2009. Can elections finally pull the country out?

14 September 2013

Where Parody Ends and Politics Begin: Comedians Running for Office

One of the members of Portugal's well-known parody group Homens da Luta is running for mayor. In Portugal and Brazil, celebrities running for office is nothing new.

13 September 2013

France Sees Great Potential in the Chinese Tourism Industry

The number of trips abroad for the Chinese has gone from 10 million in 2000 to 83 million in 2012. A look at this booming market from France.

11 September 2013

Belgium FEMEN Leaves The International Movement

Catalans Around the World Claim Independence from Spain

Catalan communities all over the world are celebrating with human chains to claim independence from Spain.

4 September 2013

Croatia's EU Membership Off to Rocky Start Over Extradition Law

Croatia agrees to fully apply EU extradition law after Brussels raises possibility of sanctions against the new EU member state.

2 September 2013

When Reality TV Meets Humanitarian Action in Italy

Many Italians are already criticising RAI 1's humanitarian aid reality TV show in development, several months before it is scheduled to air.

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