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6 November 2014

Stories from 6 November 2014

GV Face: Voting After the Revolution in Tunisia and Ukraine

GV Face

Tunisia and Ukraine recently held elections, a challenging feat in a post-revolutionary time.

Dominican Republic Found Guilty of Discrimination Against Haitians

Hackers Unite to Create Apps and Sensors to Monitor Water Quality

Professionals from several fields of study have gathered at the event "Hackathon: Data and Sensors to Measure Water Quality" to discuss free hardware development and dissemination of public data.

Protesters Descend on Mexico City to Demand Action for Missing Ayotzinapa Students

"Whoever has him I'll give them my land in return for my son being brought back alive." Tens of thousands marched for Global Day of Action for Ayotzinapa.

Chinese Are Seeing Red Over Government's ‘APEC Blue’ Anti-Pollution Efforts

People are forbidden from burning coal to heat their homes and factories, schools and government offices are closed -- in order to ensure smog-free blue skies in Beijing during APEC.

Residents of Tbilisi, Georgia Are Out to Reclaim the Sidewalks From Selfish Drivers

Bad parking is legendary in Georgia's capital, Tbilisi. An online civic movement is seeking to do something about the problem.

Thailand's Coup Regime Is Meddling With Education to Teach ‘Correct Democracy’

The military-backed school reforms aim to foster reconciliation, but the name of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra was mysteriously removed in the history textbooks

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