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15 September 2014

Stories from 15 September 2014

Take a Musical Tour of Latin America's Talented Subway Performers

Some cities ban them, but the musicians found in the subways of Buenos Aires, Quito, Caracas, and Mexico City liven up an otherwise dull commute on public transportation.

Fiji's Pacific Climate Warriors Are Ready to Stand Up for Climate Change Action

A photo series offers a glimpse of Fiji's "Pacific climate warriors" as they prepare to fight for their very existence against climate change.

Egyptian Blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah Released on Bail

Advox

Prominent Egyptian activist and blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah was released on bail today but the road to justice is a long and bumpy one, says netizens.

Togolese Bloggers Poke Fun at President for Over the Top BillBoard

Who Says You Can Block Google? Chinese Citizen Sues Telco, Demands Answers

Advox

The Chinese government has a heavy hand when it comes to online content. But exactly which government authorities set Internet censorship policy? A citizen lawsuit against China Unicom seeks answers.

Bamboo, Launch, Compound and Other English Words Borrowed from Malaysia

Pakistan's Government, Industry Complain of Economic Losses Due to Protests

Protesters from two very different political camps in Pakistan have staged a peaceful sit-in in Islamabad since August 14 with a common demand for the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif due to...

Unusual Uniform for Colombian Women's Cycling Team Sparks Social Media Chatter