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19 March 2016

Stories from 19 March 2016

Netizens Mock Mark Zuckerberg's Love Affair with China

Advox

"Mark, you have six people in your running team. Did you apply for authorisation to run on the street? If not, this is illegal in China."

For These Syrian Women, Their 20s Have Been Defined by War

Lebanon was a relatively welcoming place to Syrian refugees when the war started five years ago. Not so much anymore. Three Syrian women tell their stories.

A Shocking Murder Has Chinese Wondering If Education Does Enough for Students’ Mental Health

"Within the existing education system, only focusing on scores has made students more and more selfish, lacking love and kindness."

Japanese Mapping Project Records Last Movements of 2011 Tsunami Victims

A new online mapping project tracks the last movements of more than a thousand people who perished in the March 2011 tsunami that affected Japan's northeastern Tohoku region.

Twitter Through the Years: The RuNet Edition

RuNet Echo

For Twitter's 10-year anniversary, the Russian news outlet Kommersant collected dozens of "the most emblematic" tweets published throughout the platform's history. We picked out the ones coming from the RuNet.

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