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26 September 2013

Stories from 26 September 2013

“Fetishization of Somoni” Continues in Tajikistan

Busting Myths about Kazakhstan

When There's No Emergency Phone Number, Kenya Tweets For Help

When al-Shabab gunmen attacked Nairobi's Westgate Mall, Philip Ogola of Kenya Red Cross jumped to action – with a tweet.

Protests in Sudan: Dozens Feared Dead

Sudan's answer against protests was cutting off the Internet and killing dozens of protestors. Activists say Sudan pulled the Internet plug to stop activists from sharing its crackdown on protestors.

Podcast: China's Big Internet Crackdown

Peru: 7 Magnitude Quake Hits Acari, Arequipa

Some media and citizens report small-scale damage, like rock slides that have blocked part of the southern Panamericana highway. No fatal victims have been reported.

Magnitude 7.7 Earthquake Kills Hundreds in Southeastern Pakistan

More than 327 people have been killed following a powerful earthquake that struck Balochistan Province on Tuesday.

Europe Warns French Minister over Statement Regarding Roma Community

Why Laos Has High Maternal And Infant Mortality Rates

Vietnamese Blogger Speaks Out Against Government Repression

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