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17 July 2013

Stories from 17 July 2013

South Korea Suspects North Korea Was Behind June Hacking Attack

Puerto Rico is a Key Link in Espionage of Latin American Countries

What did Edward Snowden reveal about Puerto Rico's role in the NSA's espionage program? Author Angel Carrión tells us.

#Justice4Trayvon Rallies Across America

Poet Aimé Césaire's Battle Continues Stronger than Ever

The verdict in the Trayvon Martin case coincided with what would have been Césaire's 100th birthday. Our new author Amadou Lamine Badji from Senegal, examines the correlation.

Judges Go After Soldiers Suspected of Slaughter in Guinea

Ethnic killings have been reported yet again in Guinea. Judges in the country are doing all they can so that such tragedy does not strike anymore.

Peru: From Prison, With All Our Heart

African Thinkers Blog Competition

Kyrgyz Block Water to Kazakhstan, Demanding the Return of “Their” Land

Under communism land and water weren't a source of friction for the peoples of Soviet Central Asia. But over two decades of sovereignty, things have changed.

Thousands in China's Guangzhou Rally Against Trash Incinerator Plan

Residents of Shiling town in China’s southern Guangzhou province took to the streets over pollution fears.

Furore Over Sudanese President Al-Bashir’s Visit to Nigeria

The president of Sudan traveled to Nigeria for a summit amid calls for his arrest.

Russian Blood on the Asphalt, Armenian Hands on the Wheel

RuNet Echo

A fatal bus crash that killed 18 has heightened anti-immigrant tensions in Russia.

Billionaire Jack Ma Makes About-Face, Praises Chinese Government

Was Ma's change of attitude related to the recent secret execution of “China's Madoff”?

With Russian Netizens Like These, Who Needs Trolls?

RuNet Echo

Pavel Astakhov, Russia's children's ombudsman, blithely raises the possibility of sending Russian orphans to be adopted in the North Caucasus. Again.