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18 September 2013

Stories from 18 September 2013

Is a Monument to Chechen Women an Affront to Russia?

RuNet Echo

Ramzan Kadyrov caused an outcry in the blogosphere when he dedicated a monument to a group of Chechen women who died during the Caucasus Wars in the 19th century.

Italy: Seeking Press Officer. 300 Euros Per Month.

Debates followed a job offer for a press officer posted by the Arconate district offering a gross salary €300 per month.

North Korea Gets 3D Movies

Iran Releases Political Prisoners

Peruvian Blogger with Parkinson's Disease Publishes Book

Melbourne Protesters Take Campaign to McDonald's Chicago HQ

Kevin Rennie writes about the opposition of Melbourne residents to a new McDonald’s in their place. The campaigners have now taken their case to Maccas headquarters in Chicago

Will Madagascar's Upcoming Elections Solve the Island's Crisis?

Madagascar has suffered five political crises in four decades, with the island still reeling from its latest coup d'etat in 2009. Can elections finally pull the country out?

Hackers Put Up Anti-Chinese Communist Party Mooncakes on Government Site