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22 July 2013

Stories from 22 July 2013

Chile: Firewood Prohibition Decree Freezes Temuco

Residents of Temuco, Chile, have protested an emergency decree that bans the use of firewood to provide heating in the middle of the winter.

Football Player Dies During a Match in Peru

PHOTO: South Koreans Protest Against the Secret Agency Scandal

Zambia: What Comes After Universal Primary Education?

As the 2015 deadline for achieving UN Millenium Development Goals approaches, Zambian students climb a steep education ladder.

Visit to Israel Gets Filmmaker “Cleansed” from Iran's Cinema Museum

Mohsen Makhmalbaf accepted an invite to the Jerusalem Film Festival in the name of peace, courting controversy in his native Iran.

Turkmenistan's Internet Blues

Cyber-optimism is is in short supply in repressive Turkmenistan, and it is not difficult to see why.

Fukushima: No Place Like Home

Violence Against Children Rampant in India's Kerala

Five-year-old Shafiq, who is fighting for his life after being tortured by his parents, is the latest horrific case of child abuse in the state of Kerala.

Is the Man Who Bombed Beijing's Airport a Terrorist or Victim?

A man in a wheelchair, who claims he is paralyzed as the result of cruel beatings by police officers in 2005, set off a homemade bomb in Beijing's airport.

PHOTO: Fishing in the Polluted Waters of Manila Bay