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3 July 2012

Stories from 3 July 2012

India: A Troubled Airline And Its Staffs

Mexico: Reactions on Twitter following the Elections

Following the presidential election, Mexicans are expressing themselves on Twitter regarding election day and the preliminary results that have been officially released and which favour the candidate Enrique Peña from...

Mexico: Student Movement #YoSoy132 Protests Election Results

Days after the presidential elections, supporters and members of the student movement #YoSoy132 continue using social networks to voice their concerns over the preliminary results. They have also taken to...

Chile: Looming Anti-protest Law Sparks Concern

Chile's Minister of Interior, Rodrigo Hinzpeter has called on the Congress to approve a law that seeks harsher punishments for protesters, reigniting a controversy that started a year ago. The...

Trinidad & Tobago: Parenting vs. Career

Trinidad & Tobago: Shaq Attack

Syria: Defection of General Manaf Tlas A Blow to Assad

The news of Brigadier General Manaf Mustapha Tlas' defection causes a vocal reaction from supporters and the opposition in Syria's streets and on Facebook. Rami al-Hamis summarises the response for...

Ukraine: Now That Euro 2012 is Over

Although the image of Ukraine has not improved with the help of Euro 2012, the "friendly" grassroots initiatives have certainly contributed to improving the experiences of foreign visitors and left...

Chinese Investment: Boon or Bane for Southeast Asia?

The emergence of China as a global economic powerhouse is bringing tremendous benefits to its cash-strapped neighbors in Southeast Asia. But some of its investments have been mired in various...

Mexicans Elect Their Next President

On July 1, Mexicans went to the polls to elect their next President. As soon as the polls opened, netizens began to share their thoughts and experiences. They also organized...

Sri Lanka: Justice To Tamils

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