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12 January 2014

Stories from 12 January 2014

New DDoS Attacks on Websites Monitoring Ukrainian #Euromaidan Protests

Human Rights Violations During Ukraine's #Euromaidan Protests

Hockey, Diving for Crosses and Other Christmas-in-January Traditions

While Christians in the Western hemisphere celebrate Christmas in December, most Orthodox and Coptic Christians mark the birth of Christ in early January, from Eastern Europe to North Africa.

The Ripple Effect Of Rote-Learning In Pakistan

French Restaurant In Pakistan Closed For Not Allowing Pakistanis

37 Million Students Start New Year with Free Textbooks in Bangladesh

"This is the kind of Bangladesh we would like to see...Children happy with new books seeking knowledge....not children with gun powder learning to make human BBQ"

Iran: Tech Bloggers in Jail

Media Factory: A News Accelerator for Latin America

Media Factory is a new digital accelerator company focused solely on creating media in Latin America.

The Cuban Economic Model Update Comes Up with Some Unpopular Measures

The measures implemented by the Cuban state have been quite controversial.

Iran: “City Councillor Lost Post Over Facebook Account”

Iran: Jailed Blogger Needs Specialized Medical Treatment

Chinese Professor Crawls Like A Dog For Losing Bet on Reform

Russia Bans All Liquids on Aircraft

In the aftermath of the twin bombings in Volgograd before the New Year's holiday, Russia’s Transportation Ministry revised its rules on what airline passengers can bring on board.

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