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14 January 2012

Stories from 14 January 2012

Philippines: Revolutionary heritage

Philippines: Malong and Typhoon Sendong Evacuees

Myanmar's ‘Beautiful Friday the 13th’

Myanmar netizens called it “Beautiful Friday 13″ in reaction to the news that hundreds of political prisoners, journalists, and activists were set free by the government.

Brazil: Student Protests Against Bus Fare Increases in Piaui

Since the beginning of the year, thousands of students have been protesting against the increase in bus fares in the capital of the state of Piaui. The demonstrators are forcefully...

India: Did BBC Top Gear's India Special Really Offend Indian Sensibilities?

The BBC's recently aired Top Gear India Special episode contained humor that was not well received by some Indians. The issue got complicated as the Indian High Commission in London...

The Balkans: Potential Reactions to Angelina Jolie's Film

Ukraine: Borscht (and Other Food)

Ukraine: Gasprinsky Crimean Tatar Library

Slovakia: 25,000 Euro for National Gallery's Website?

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