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25 October 2013

Stories from 25 October 2013

Tipaimukh Dam -A Threat To Nature And Native Culture

How Women Can Stay Safe In India

Race Against Time for Ill Former Samsung Workers in South Korea

Samsung employees suffering from work-related illnesses face an uphill legal battle for recognition and compensation. Recently, there has been some positive developments.

GV Face: Everything You Need to Know About #SudanRevolts

GV Face

We talk with our Sudan author Usamah M, and Magdi ElGizouli, author of the influential blog Still Sudan, and ask them if this is the next Arab Spring.

VIDEO: Angola's Kuduro as an Urban Phenomenon

Madagascar On Tenterhooks As Election Proceeds

After an eventful election day, citizens in Madagascar feverishly await the polling results.

Wearing Putin's Insult as the Badge of Honor

RuNet Echo

The Greenpeace activists locked up in Murmansk may be suffering the worst luck of anyone in the ongoing scandal surrounding Russia's Arctic drilling, but they aren't the only ones hurting.

What Has Nairobi Tech Hub Achieved?

Portugal Says “Thank You Troika”, Really?

VIDEO: “Myths and Murals” of East Timor

Bahrain: More Tear Gas Than People

With a total population of 1.3 million, Bahrain plans to purchase 1.6m canisters of tear gas. Here's how a group of activists plan to stop the shipment from South Korea.

Hong Kong: Rainbow Color on a Landmark Building

The Guardian's (Mis)guide To Japanese Sex Trends

The Bridge

"Japan's under-40s appear to be losing interest in conventional relationships," said The Guardian. "Millions aren't...dating, and increasing numbers can't be bothered with sex." Not so fast, said Japanese netizens.

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