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6 September 2013

Stories from 6 September 2013

100 Million Signature Campaign for Resolution of Japan's ‘Sex Slaves’ Issues

Day Before “Election Silence,” Russian Candidates Rock Out

Yekaterinburg mayoral race frontrunner Evgeny Roizman welcomed Russian rock music legend Andrei Makarevich in a concert that encountered yet another act of intimidation by local police.

Russia's True Symbol: A Chechen Mosque?

The second round of a contest to choose ten lesser-known Russian tourist attractions turned violent on Saturday, August 31, 2013, when a crowd in Grozny began egging select telecoms offices.

Controversial Photo Adds Fuel to Fire in Trinidad Protests

After police killed a young man from a disadvantaged community, the media added insult to injury by publishing a revealing photograph of a grieving senior citizen from the area.

Iran: Foreign Minister Tweets with Pelosi's Daughter

Kyrgyzstan Plagued by Bubonic Media Coverage

Last month an incident of bubonic plague in Kyrgyzstan sparked sensationalist coverage, particularly in the Russian media. Now the chances of an epidemic have been discounted, netizens appeal for calm.

Podcast: Bo Xilai's Trial

Why Malaysia's Fuel Price Hike is Wrong

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