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27 December 2013

Stories from 27 December 2013

Syrian Photographer Hamid Khatib Evades Death to Capture Life

“There is no Hamid the photographer without the revolution. Hopefully there will still be one when the revolution ends.”

Celebrating Christmas (Bara Din) in Bangladesh

7 Good News Stories From Yemen You Probably Haven't Heard

Amidst all the sad and violent news coming out of Yemen, we managed to dig out a few news items that you might have missed.

Brazilian Ruralists Hold ‘Auction for Resistance’ Against Indigenous Land Claims

An auction in Mato Grosso do Sul raised one million Brazilian reals for armed security on farms "against indigenous occupations. Ruralists claimed the funds would not finance a militia.

PHOTOS: Humans Of South Asia

"It reminds me to love and respect everybody-- something many people here tend to have forgotten."

Pakistan Idol Makes Some Music Dreams Come True, Crushes Others

Pakistan now has its own version of the popular Idol singing competition. The first episode of Pakistan Idol was broadcast on December 6, 2013.

Cambodia’s Garment Workers Hold Nationwide Strike for Pay Hike

Thousands of Cambodian garment workers have joined a nationwide strike to press for a pay hike. Many workers also joined a protest rally organized by the opposition

South Korean Election Scandal Brings Three Religions Together

IMF Silent on Corruption in Cambodia?

GV Face: The News Cycle is Broken. Can Solutions Journalism Fix it?

GV Face

What if the news could inspire and empower us to become more active citizens, to actually have an impact on the world?

Wishing You a Free Christmas from Hong Kong

Dishing on Sino-American Relations

Accenting the Positive on the Russian Internet

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