Stories from 16 August 2013
László Csizsik-Csatáry was the head of an internment camp for Jews in the city of Kosice, where he allegedly beat inmates with his bare hands.
Businessman Horacio Cartes became the new president of Paraguay, ending the political and diplomatic impasse that the country entered into with the impeachment of Fernando Lugo in June 2012.
In reaction to burning churches, a little girl in Upper Egypt sketched this picture that brought tears to my eyes: pic.twitter.com/iymw3SF49R — daliaziada (@daliaziada) August 15, 2013 Egyptian women rights advocate Dalia Aziada posted this tweet after several Coptic churches were burnt across Egypt following a brutal military operation on August 14 2013, to clear...
The battle will decide whether Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama was legitimately elected following presidential polls held on 7 and 8 December, 2012.
Correa says that the world "has failed" Ecuador by not contributing to the initiative to protect part of the Yasuní National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon.
# PorTodosLosDesaparecidos (For all the missing) is a direct initiative, without intermediaries, which seeks to create a direct contact between the victims, citizens, family and the media. The goal is to document the 27,000 people missing that the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) has registered. The Secretary of the Interior...
The Peruvian horror movie 'Cementerio General' has garnered more than half a million viewers in local theaters, despite unfavorable reviews from critics. Juan Arellano highlights some of these reviews.