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19 May 2013

Stories from 19 May 2013

“Who Wants to be Prestigious?”

Peru: Strike in Iquitos in Protest of Corruption

A 24 hour strike in the city of Iquitos, in the Peruvian Amazon, attempted to call attention to suspected acts of corruption within the Regional Government of Loreto and the...

Does Kyrgyzstan need Russia's Customs Union?

Discussions surrounding potential membership of the Customs Union that currently comprises Belarus, Russia, and Kazakhstan are not new to Kyrgyzstan's public. Having come into effect in July of 2011 the union aims to...

No Women In Pubs In Andhra After 10 PM

Moscow Soccer Fans Clash with Police

“Lift your Skirt, Save a Life” Cervical Cancer Ad Divides Singapore

To remind Singapore women about the free Pap smear screenings this month and to promote awareness about cervical cancer, the Singapore Cancer Society came out with a “Lift your skirt....

Indonesia: Petition to Save the Forest of Aceh

Violent Dispersal of ‘Red Shirts’ Protest Remembered in Thailand

TEDxSão Tomé: More speakers confirmed

Why Is China's Post-80’s Generation Dispirited?

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