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14 December 2012

Stories from 14 December 2012

Inappropriate Analogy for Greece-Macedonia Name Dispute

Brazilian Journalist Assaulted by Police while Covering Demonstration

Most Corrupt Country Award Goes to Afghanistan

Afghanistan ranks as the world's most corrupt country in the latest survey by a global corruption watchdog. The release of the survey triggered a wave of anti-corruption rallies across the...

Plástica Magazine Shines Spotlight on Independent Spanish-Language Music

Plástica is an international journal specializing in the independent Spanish-language music scene. More than just a magazine, Plástica is a project that focuses on high quality, creative music. Its main...

North Korea's Missile Launch Depicted by Cats

Ecuador Gets Ready for the 2013 Elections

Ecuadorian netizens are already analyzing candidates for the legislative and presidential elections of February 17, 2013. Many share their reports and reactions under the hashtag #EleccionesEc on Twitter.

Young Malagasy Maids Raped and Tortured in Lebanon

Measuring Corruption in East Timor

Football Players Protest Against the European Under-21 Championship Being Held in Israel

A Timeline of 50 Years of Conflict in the D.R. of Congo

The ongoing conflict between M23 rebels and the Congolese army cannot be totally understood without some historical background on the genesis of these conflicts in the great lakes region. Here...

The Richest Village in the World?

#Nimeregister Campaign to Promote Voter Registration in Kenya

As the deadline for voter registration exericise approaches, Kenyans on Twitter are using #nimeregister hashtag to encourage each other to vote and share voter registration information, experiences and photos. Nimeregister...

Treeplanting Campaign in Yogyakarta

Indonesia Tops List in Cyber Threats

Hashtag Criticising Mass Media Trending in Tokyo

Thailand: Why Pitak Siam Protest Failed

The anti-government group Pitak Siam (Protect Thailand) vowed to mobilize one million people in the streets of Bangkok last November 24 but managed to gather only 20,000. Bloggers, journalists and...

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