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9 November 2012

Daily archive · 6 posts

Stories from 9 November 2012

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The Bahamas: U.S. Election Result Sign of a Global Shift?

The recently-concluded U.S. election captured the interest of the entire world. Post-election, a couple of bloggers from the Caribbean territory that is geographically closest to the United States - the...

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Argentina Lowers Voting Age to 16

The possibility to vote at age 16 was passed on the first of November. Although the vote for minors who are 16 and 17 years of age is optional, this...

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Football Game in Tajikistan Ends in Massive Brawl

A football match in the northern Tajik town of Istaravshan had to be abandoned after a massive brawl broke out on the pitch. This post rounds up netizen reactions to...

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Ecuador Battles Violence in Sports

Ecuador begins the fight against sports violence after the death of George Murillo León, a 20 year old who was killed in a clash between supporters of football teams Barcelona...

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Israeli Netizens Celebrate Romney's Defeat

Israeli netizens closely followed the elections in the United States, many of them staying up until the early morning hours to find out who of the candidates crossed the 270...

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Russia's Volunteer Aid Capacity, On Vivid Display in Krymsk, Is Absent in Dagestan

RuNet Echo

In the aftermath of flood in Krymsk, Russia saw an outpouring of volunteer efforts, with civil society and representatives of different political fractions coming together to aid Krymsk's citizens. Perhaps...

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