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15 January 2015

Stories from 15 January 2015

Outspoken ‘Israeli Zionist Arab Muslim’ Teen Emerges from Hiding in the US

"I had to leave Israel...for trying to show the world the real face of regular Arabs and Muslims who're simply sick of their leaders' corruption and unlimited hate..."

‘Africapitalism': Africa's New Way Forward?

Acting on a concept he invented five years ago, a Nigerian economist and philanthropist now says he's ready to invest $100 million in young African entrepreneurs.

Plastic Waste Documentary Brings China's Environmental Crisis Home to Netizens

Chinese have expressed their shock and anger at the lax regulations on plastic waste exposed in "Plastics Kingdom".

Sketch Comic Faces Accusations of ‘Glorifying’ Terrorism in Spain

Advox

The day after the attack on Charlie Hebdo in France, a Spanish judge summoned satirist Facu Díaz for questioning about a satirical sketch broadcast on his online TV show.

Philippines Evicts Small Vendors Ahead of Pope's ‘Mercy and Compassion’ Visit

The Luneta street vendors have protested the eviction notice: "We love the Pope. We will not harm him. We are not terrorists."

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