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21 November 2013

Stories from 21 November 2013

Zambia’s ‘King Cobra’ President Publicly Calls Ministers, MPs Fools

President Michael Sata is notorious for his abrasiveness and disregard for protocol at both local and international functions.

PHOTOS: The Thrill and Agony of World Cup Qualifying Matches

While Algeria, Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon and France celebrated, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Tunisia saw their hopes of heading to Brazil vanish with the final whistle.

VIDEO: “They work to die”, Mystery Disease Killing Central American Sugarcane Workers

Gulnara Karimova Ends Provocative “Twitter War” in Uzbekistan

Uzbek president's glamorous daughter has deactivated Twitter account she used to expose power struggles in Uzbekistan and feuds within the first family.

Hondurans Hopeful Ahead of Elections

Japan's Open Data Policy Still Needs Work

Reengineer the News! Global Voices Partners with Oximity

Oximity, a new website for news reading and writing, presents Global Voices stories to their readers in multiple languages.

Exposing the Invisible: Video Profiles of Info-Activists

Saudi Prisoner Interview Raises Controversy Over Arbitrary Detainment

A controversy over the issue of arbitrary detainment rose after the popular Saudi TV show MBC 8 PM ran an interview with Waleed al-Sunani. Find out why.

Pakistan's IMF Bailout Brings Painful Rise in Inflation

As Pakistan attempts to keep the International Monetary Fund happy by slashing subsidies, hiking power tariffs and increasing revenue, inflation has grown sharply, severely impacting ordinary citizens.

Taiwan: Virgin Mary With an Aboriginal Face Tattoo

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