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1 September 2013

Stories from 1 September 2013

PHOTOS: Oil Spill Devastates Thousands of Fishermen in Cebu, Philippines

Oil spill from a sunken ship ruined the livelihood of several fishing villages. Residents used hair, coconut husks, chicken feathers to contain oil spill

Saudi Activist Tried, Separated from His Lawyers

The fourth session of the ongoing trial of Umar al-Saeed took place earlier today. Separated from his lawyers, al-Saeed had to speak loudly to consult with them during the trial.

Putin's Kiss: Redux

RuNet Echo

Netizens joke about Putin's penchant for public displays of affection.

China: Will Former Head of Public Security be Purged?

Trinidad & Tobago: Adobe by Subscription

Brazil's Occupy Cocó Park Fights to Save Nature Reserve from Construction

Construction of road overpasses over Fortaleza's Cocó Park kicked off with the destruction of almost 100 trees. The ensuing protests and police violence have thrust the park into the spotlight.

Asteroid Named in Honor of Peru

Chinese Professor Suspended for Teaching Constitutionalism

It's not the first time that outspoken professor Zhang Xuezhong of East China University of Politics and Law in Shanghai has been penalized for his views.

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