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19 August 2016

Stories from 19 August 2016

Kyrgyzstan Still Hearts the Female Wrestler Who Fell Short at Rio

The fact the country's only medalist lost his bronze for doping has helped to boost her popularity even further.

How Traditional and Western Medicine Are Working Together to Help Indigenous Patients in Venezuela

"Here there are those who take the harm from the depths of his being, here there are those who suck away the evil spirits."

‘When They Took Me Inside’ Syria's Saydnaya Prison, ‘I Could Smell the Torture’

A new report reveals the depth of the horrors happening inside Syria's most notorious torture prison, which one well-known Syrian dissident called "the most horrible place on earth".

When Never Forgetting the Attacks on France, Try to Remember the Heroes, Too

Global Voices looks at several heroic stories during the latest mass attacks on French soil.

The Dead Are Returning Home and It’s Time to Party in Japan

Instagram photos of Japanese people beating the heat by dancing under the stars and the lights of lanterns in mid-summer.