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7 August 2012

Stories from 7 August 2012

Sri Lanka: Buddhist Priest Robs Statue From Hindu Temple

Nepal: Gaijatra Gay Pride Festival In Pokhara

Pakistan: A Tribute To Mango

D. R. of Congo: M23 Rebels Take Their Offensive Online

The M23 movement has made headlines by entering into open conflict with the Congolese army. But the rebel group is not stopping at armed conflicts on the ground - they...

Puerto Rico: Javier Culson Wins Historic Bronze Medal

The athlete Javier Culson won Puerto Rico's first ever medal in athletics. This medal takes the count to 7 medals in the country's history: 5 bronze and 1 silver in...

Tunisia: Activist Lina Ben Mhenni Attacked by Police

When Tunisian activist and blogger Ben Mhenni attended a pacifist sit-in to protest against the Ennahda-led government in the capital Tunis on August 5, 2012, the last thing she expected...

Spain: ‘I Won't Pay’ Campaign Hits Catalan Highways

A wave of protests against rising tolls on Spanish highways reached its five-month mark last week, when a clash between motorists and private authorities motivated a company that oversees more...

Cyprus: First Ever Olympic Medal at London 2012

Macedonia: Devastation of Skopje Aqueduct Continues

Cuba: Food Measures

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