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5 August 2012

Stories from 5 August 2012

Bangladesh, USA: 5000 Miles Bicycle Ride For Climate Awareness

This summer two activists from Bangladesh are riding on a tandem bike to collect and measure the amount of plastic and other waste they come across during their 5000 miles...

Netizens Say Goodbye to Singer Chavela Vargas

Russia: Graffiti Festival in Kazan

Runner Dibaba Reigns Supreme in Ethiopia/Kenya Athletics Rivalry

Ethiopian long-distance runner Tirunesh Dibaba has reignited the Ethiopian and Kenyan Olympic rivalry. Leading two of the Kenyans into the final lap of the women’s 10,000 metre race on Saturday...

Thailand: Videos Promoting Healthy Lifestyle

A Thailand health agency has been using creative video ads to promote a healthy lifestyle among Thais. Its recent anti-smoking ad went viral online and was described by many health...

Iraq: Six Months Before the US Invasion

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