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7 December 2015

Stories from 7 December 2015

After a Year Behind Bars, Journalist Khadija Ismayilova of Azerbaijan is Fearless

Advox

"I am so much wealthier than all the corrupt men and women I have written about. Because I have values for which I am ready to even sacrifice my life."

Trinidad & Tobago Faces Economic Recession — But Who's to Blame?

"This recession did not creep up on us like the proverbial thief in the night. It was long in the making."

To Solve Gun Violence, Americans Need to Aim Higher

The Bridge

"I’m angry over the shootings in so many other places, no matter what twisted, dehumanizing vision motivates them. But I also want to be true to myself and my values."

Herein Lie the Secrets of Geolocation

RuNet Echo

This guide will provide instruction on using satellite images, with a focus on historical imagery, and available street-level imagery accessible for Russian and Ukrainian cities.

Iranians Photograph the First Snow of the Season

It often comes as a surprise to those unfamiliar with the country that Iran experiences all four seasons, including a snowy winter.

Trinidad and Tobago’s United National Congress Retains Its Party Leader, But at What Cost?

Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Trinidad and Tobago's former prime minister, has won the battle for leadership of the country's opposition party—but some think the country loses, no matter who won.