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14 April 2015

Stories from 14 April 2015

UAE Minister to Pakistan: ‘You Need to Take a Clear Stance on War in Yemen or Else’

Pakistan could pay a high cost for its "contradictory and ambiguous" stance towards the Saudi-led war on Yemen, warns a UAE minister on Twitter.

Mexican Group Receives International Journalism Recognition Julio Anguita Parrado

Periodistas de a Pie (@periodistasdeapie), an active journalist organization that aims to raise the quality of journalism in Mexico, received the International Journalism Award Julio Anguita Parrado in Spain. Through...

He Stole, Was Caught, Asked for Forgiveness and Was Forgiven

He had probably thought it would be easy to steal some shampoo from the owner of a store in Peru, but things went bad for this thief. The man and his accomplice entered...

How Do Madagascar's People Get By on So Little? With Lots of Ingenuity

"Ady Gasy", a documentary by rising filmmaker Lova Nantenaina, portrays the resourcefulness of Madagascar's people to overcome their daily struggles.

President Obama's Visit to Jamaica Wasn't All ‘Irie’

Some Jamaicans weren't so keen to see authorities falling over themselves to make Jamaica Obama-ready.

Inside Amsterdam’s ‘New University’ Student Occupation

Journalists and photographers Roberto Pizzato and Nicola Zolin offer a glimpse behind the scenes of the "New University" movement's two-month student occupation at the University of Amsterdam.

Tracking Infrastructure Damage in the War in Yemen

Hundreds of people have been reportedly killed in fighting in Yemen since Saudi Arabia launched a military campaign against the country on March 26. Backed by its Gulf Arab allies,...

Tracking the Death Toll of the War in Yemen

Hundreds of people have been reportedly killed in fighting in Yemen since Saudi Arabia launched a military campaign against the country on March 26. Backed by its Gulf Arab allies,...

Mapping Lebanese Journalists on Twitter

Mustapha Hamoui, aka @Beirutspring is mapping the presence of Lebanese journalists on Twitter. For that he is compiling a list with their Twitter handles. The list includes non-Lebanese journalists who also...

China Finally Releases Five Detained Feminist Activists

But they are not free yet. The five will be under police surveillance for a year.

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