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23 December 2013

Stories from 23 December 2013

Iran: Calligraphy Art

Is it Fair that Thousands of Health Workers in Senegal Receive No Pay?

In many countries there aren't enough doctors and nurses to care for the sick, so charities and governments enlist the help of volunteers.

Iran: Revolutionary Guards “Hacked” Opposition Sites

Former Ukrainian PM Yulia Tymoshenko Officially Supports #Euromaidan Movement

DIY Galaksija Computer, Bedrock of Serbia's IT Industry, Turns 30

Thirty years ago in Yugoslavia, young inventor Voja Antonić and his team created a personal computer that users could build at home, using tools and parts readily available in stores.

#Lobbytweet, a Push for More Transparency in Germany's Politics

The initiative #Lobbytweet wants to bring more transparency into politics. With the hashtag #Lobbytweet, politicians can make their meetings with lobbyists public.

Chat is a Dirty Word in Iran? WeChat Blocked

A popular smart phone application that enables access to social media is now blocked in Iran.

River Yamuna Needs Its Own Manifesto

Chinese University Professor Quits to Seek Academic Freedom

"I want to be responsible for my own life. The only thing you can change is yourself."

Sri Lanka's Census On War Dead – A Step Towards Transparency and Reconciliation

After 44 Years, Southeast Asian Games Return to Myanmar

Myanmar citizens are happy with their country's hosting of the Southeast Asian games. Netizens also tried to explain the minor riot that took place during one of the games.

10 Global Haiyan Relief Efforts That Touched Filipino Hearts

Small and big acts of kindness around the world have inspired typhoon survivors in the Philippines

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