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4 June 2016

Stories from 4 June 2016

Drug Trafficking, Politics and Journalism: Who Serves Whom in the Peruvian Electoral Campaign?

Days before presidential elections in Peru, a report revealed the DEA would be investigating the Secretary General of Fuerza Popular, the political party of candidate Keiko Fujimori, for money laundering.

Threats of Criminal Charges Do Not Deter Macedonia's ‘Colorful Revolutionaries’

According to experts, the charges are illegal from several points of view.

War Has Been Declared Online Against ‘Fujitrolls’ in the Middle of Peru's Presidential Elections

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In the middle of the presidential runoff campaign in Peru, cyber armies from both sides face off in a merciless battle online... and it appears Fujitrolls are in the lead.

Armed Men Reportedly Attack Colombian Opposition Leader, Jeopardizing Fragile Peace Talks

It's not perfectly clear why, but one of Colombia's left-wing leaders was shot out last month. She escaped unharmed, but the same can't be said for the country's peace talks.

For a Conversation With a Random Swede, Call This Number

They were expecting 2,500 Swedish volunteers to answer phone calls from foreigners curious about their country. They got 30,000.

One Young Couple's Mission to Save Athletics in Pakistan

Their day job? Actuaries. But the rest of the time, Jawwad Farid and Fawzia Salahuddin turn into superheroes, helping young Pakistani athletes pursue their dreams.