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16 July 2014

Stories from 16 July 2014

Why the Caribbean Should Care About Net Neutrality

Zambia's President Tried to Prove That He's Hard at Work With These Facebook Photos. Some Aren't Convinced

Zambian citizens are becoming increasingly suspicious of President Sata's unannounced international trips, which the government calls working holidays.

Singapore's Libraries Don't Want Kids Reading About Tango the Penguin and Her Two Loving Fathers

Singapore's National Library's has banned three children's books that feature same-sex couples after one person's complaint, calling the decision 'pro-family'. The reading public is not happy.

FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 Already Ancient History

Typhoon Glenda Batters Luzon Island in the Philippines

Biofortified Bananas for Beta Carotene Deficiency

German Offensive Beated Argentinian Defense

If You Want to Sleep as a Baby, You Should Read This!

Cameroonian Inventor Introduces First Locally-Made Tablet to Monitor Heart Diseases

“Racism is Not an Issue in Latin America” — Seriously?

Ex-Pussy Riot Lawyer to Defend Ukrainian Pilot in Russian Court

After the infamous Pussy Riot trial, Mark Feygin will now try to save Nadezhda Savchenko, the Ukrainian air-force pilot captured by separatists in Ukraine and now detained in Russia.

A Missed Opportunity for Bolivian “Quipus” Laptops?

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