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4 March 2013

Stories from 4 March 2013

The Conflict in Mali: Who is Fighting Whom, and Why?

Since the bloody conflict in Mali began one year ago, the crisis has evolved in fits and starts, all the while immersed in a historical framework that the mainstream media...

What is “Hungarian Music”?

Israel Introduces Separate Bus Lines for Jews and Arabs

Israel has introduced “Palestinian only” bus lines for Jews and Arabs, traveling from the West Bank to Israel, starting today [March 4, 2013]. Netizens react to the news, describing Israel...

Hafez Al Assad's Statue Destroyed in Syria

Peru Lights Up Social Media During Blackout

On Sunday March 3, 2013, a sudden blackout affected various areas in Peru's capital city, Lima. Limeans turned to social media, especially Twitter, to voice their opinions.

“What if Superman had Landed in India?”

‘Global Voices Can Help Explain Catalonia to the World’

Interview with Violeta Camarasa, Global Voices Online's Catalan-language editor. Global Voices Català has demonstrated over the past several months that it has the capacity to explain Catalonia to the world,...

Media Tips for Covering Migration

Stadiums Vs. Schools: Slovakia's Misplaced Priorities

There is not enough money to provide Slovak teachers with decent salaries, but there is some to build football stadiums all over the country. Tibor Blazko reports on the Slovak...

VIDEO: Brazil Bulldozes Neighborhood Without Warning for World Cup

Video records the moment when Rio de Janeiro officials armed with bulldozers burst into Restinga, intent on demolishing the homes and businesses of 153 families who live in the neighborhood....

Taiwan: No Nukes Go Solar

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