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3 July 2013

Stories from 3 July 2013

The Bahamas: Equality is for Everyone

Tanzanians Review Highly Anticipated Obama Visit

Dar es Salaam is getting back to normal after two days in which the city found itself playing host to arguably the most powerful man on earth: President Barack Obama...

The Story Behind Morsi's [Fake] Arrest Video

A video showing what is being described as the arrest of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi is making the rounds online. The same video was posted on YouTube on May...

Egypt: Fighting Sexual Terror in Tahrir Square

Millions of Egyptians held mass rallies on the first anniversary of former President Mohamed Morsi to protest his rule. As Tahrir Square, the epicentre of the Egyptian revolution in downtown...

Former Egyptian President Morsi Rants on Twitter

President Mohamed Morsi is no longer the president of Egypt. Instead, he is ranting on Twitter on his verified Twitter account @EgyPresidency.

Egyptians Overthrow Morsi and Muslim Brotherhood Rule

Mohamed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood senior member, is no longer the president of Egypt. Morsi's one-year reign was cut short, after massive protests across Egypt calling for him to resign...

Trinidad & Tobago: A Travel Mindset

St. Kitts & Nevis: Protesting the Prime Minister

It's a twist rarely seen in Caribbean politics where party loyalties are fierce, but political tensions are high in St. Kitts and Nevis following the defection of two senior ministers....

Brazil Wins Confederations Cup, Amid Protests On and Off the Field

Protests marked Brazil's win in the Confederations Cup. Protest signs were raised inside Maracanã, while clashes between police and demonstrators occurred outside. Brazil beat Spain 3-0 and Italy won third.

We're Uyghurs. We're not terrorists.

Hong Kong's July 1 Rally in Photos, Videos

China's New Petition Website Crashes on First Day

China's new petition website crashed on the first day of its launch, sparking mockery and criticism from online users.

Economics Behind Colombia's Peasant Revolt

Eastern Europeans to Boost UK IT Industry

Iran: Opposition Leader's Health Problem

Brazilian Tear Gas Used Against Turkish Protesters

Tear gas canisters made in Brazil were used to stifle protests in Turkey recently. Brazilian investigative journalism agency Pública reports.

The Day Russia's Libraries Stood Still

RuNet Echo

On July 2, 2013 three of Russia's popular online libraries blocked user access to their websites and collections as a way to protest a new law aimed at combating internet...

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