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6 March 2015

Stories from 6 March 2015

Spain and Latin America Celebrate Open Data Day

Spanish Actress Anna Allen Photoshops Her Way Into the Oscars

The Spanish actress said she'd been invited to the Academy Awards ceremony this year and even posted photos supposedly showing her at the ceremony, but it was all a hoax.

Here Are Kenyan Technology Companies That Were Funded in 2014

14 Open Source Products Based in Africa

Fast-Growing City of El Alto Turns Thirty

Nemtsov's Son Studies at a University Where the Vice Dean Welcomed His Murder

A vicious reaction on VKontakte to Boris Nemtsov's murder has cost the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology's vice dean his job.

A Week in the Life of a Tokyo ‘Salary Man’

A recent video by prolific YouTube vlogger has gone viral, reaching more than half a million views. The video highlights Japan's working hours, and government effort to address the issue.

Macedonia’s Massive Illegal Wiretapping Operation Allegedly Monitored Journalists and Diplomats

As a four-year-long wiretapping scandal unravels in Macedonia, online users draw attention to the lack of media coverage and the history of the characters behind the story.

Brazilian University Won't Enroll Guinea-Bissauan Woman, Even Though She Passed All Requirements

A Brazilian institution claims Domingas Mendes doesn't fulfill the criteria to pursue higher education in Brazil as a 'quota student'. Is there a racial issue here?

More than 200 Academics Sign Statement Supporting Anti-Junta Professor in Thailand

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