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8 July 2013

Stories from 8 July 2013

Japan: Winny Developer Dies at 42

Al Jazeera Accused of “Biased” Egypt Coverage

Al Jazeera has come under fire in Egypt for what many describe as its “biased” reporting during and following the ousting of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi on July 4....

Football Stars Duke it Out in Lima for Messi Charity

The so-called "duel of the giants" generated lots of hype in the Peruvian capital of Lima, with the visit of Argentinian football star Lionel Messi for a charity match with...

Korean Reactions to Asiana Airlines Crash

Online Resources to Monitor Cambodian Elections

On July 28, Cambodian voters will decide whether to end or extend the 28-year rule of the Cambodian People’s Party as the nation prepares for its fifth National Assembly elections...

INFOGRAPHIC: China's ‘Losers’ to Consumers

Slovenian Start-Ups on Kickstarter

Royal Abdications: Netherlands, Belgium, Will Spain be Next?

Abdications by two European kings within few months have unleashed in Spain speculations about a possible stepping down by king Juan Carlos in favour of his son Felipe. Meanwhile, Belgium...

Egypt's Failings Become China's Propaganda

China’s Post-90s Migrant Workers

Crooks, Thieves and the Independent Mayors Who Run Russia

RuNet Echo

The mayor of Yaroslavl will spend the next two months behind bars on extortion charges. A former United Russia member who ran as an opposition-friendly independent, Evgeny Urlashov won the...

The New Despicableness of Doubting Navalny

RuNet Echo

Alexey Navalny's closing statement in a trial that could land him in prison for up to six years was a stinging, poignant speech against the current government, which he called...

China: Statue Built and Removed

Hong Kong's Burnt Offerings