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10 December 2013
Nelson Mandela played an important role in the independence struggle of Timor Leste; and he is recognized as the most popular endorser of batik, a traditional Indonesian shirt.
9 December 2013
Oscar López Rivera has been imprisoned in the United States for 32 years. In this letter to his his granddaughter Karina he remembers the sea.
South Korean government agencies sent out more than 44 million tweets last year to manipulate public opinion during the presidential elections. An ordinary net user made this revelation possible.
6 December 2013
The Ecuadorian government ordered the closure of the NGO Fundación Pachamama, dedicated to the defense of Ecuador's Amazon rainforest, alleging that the it was "affecting the public peace".
Mikhail Khodorkovsky is scheduled to leave jail later next year, but there are now signs that he may face new criminal charges before he can breathe free air.
Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president, continues to speak to the world through Twitter users who have reacted to the news of his death by sharing his memorable quotes.
Last Tuesday, two deputies demonstrated that the Russian Duma still has some fight left in it, when they got into a fistfight in the halls of the parliament building.
Nelson Mandela, beloved statesman and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, died on December 5, 2013. Nigerians are celebrating the powerful legacy left behind by South Africa's first black president.
The announcement of Nelson Mandela's death has dealt a hard blow. Regional bloggers share their thoughts about the passing of one of the world's most enduring icons of peaceful resistance.
"Like father, like son" is the most popular theme in netizen reactions to the recent arrest of a controversial Kyrgyz politician's son on theft charges.