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11 August 2013

Stories from 11 August 2013

‘Red Wednesday’ Protests to Benin President: ‘Don't Touch My Constitution!’

The Red Wednesday movement is growing in Benin. Sinatou Saka explains why.

Thousands Shave Their Heads for Cancer Awareness in Singapore

The head shaving event that aims to raise funds and promote awareness on childhood cancer attracted more than 6,000 participants.

Sri Lanka: “We Asked for Water Tanks And They Sent Us War Tanks”

Soldiers called in to disperse the crowd protesting water contamination reportedly fired into the Church of St. Anthony as demonstrators sought shelter there.