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21 March 2013

Stories from 21 March 2013

PHOTOS: Once Upon a Time in Madagascar

With the same desire to honor and archive Madagascar's history, two Facebook pages are archiving vintage pictures of the cities and the Malagasy people: Madagascar Hier (Yesterday's Madagascar) and Il...

Nowruz as Tajikistan's Official New Year?

Google Myanmar is Now Online

Coca Cola Machine ‘Out of Order’ in Australia

A nationwide campaign against Coca Cola has followed their successful legal challenge to container deposit legislation in the Australia's Northern Territory. An activist group reacted by putting “Out of Order”...

Dominican Republic Wins World Baseball Classic

The hearts of the Dominicans are rejoicing thanks to their incredible performance during the III Baseball World Classic. On March 19, 2013, the Dominican team obtained the definite victory of...

VIDEO: Tokyo Gives Harlem Shake a Whirl

Colombia's Indigenous Set Development Goals

Panama Bids Farewell to ‘Red Devil’ Buses

Panama says goodbye to its traditional transportation system and the buses known as "red devils." Nevertheless, the transition process is traumatic and complicated for hundreds of riders.

Accidental Email Exposes Trolls of Governing Party in Spain

The Balearic Popular Party of Spain sent an email meant for its trolls to the media, which included instructions about the news that they should comment on, and advice on...

São Tomé and Príncipe: 12 Reasons to Return

African Presidents Active on Social Media

Guinea-Bissau is Second Worst Democracy

US Rape Case Resonates in France

How Russian Villagers Can Terrify the Kremlin

RuNet Echo

The ploy was simple: Andrei Turinov, a town councilman from Novouspenskii, posted to the Internet an open letter addressing Dmitri Medvedev, declaring the exit of 60 United Russia members from...

Happy Nowruz from Central Asia!

Chinese Microblogger Detained After Questioning Dead Pigs Scandal

The dead pigs scandal in Shanghai has been a hot topic online for the past two weeks, yet one poet's voice on this issue has lead to her detention.

Nowruz on Uzbekistan's Tower of Silence

Hong Kong's Coffin Homes

Cuba: A Pope from the Americas

North Korean Refugee's Escape Experience

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