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3 January 2013

Stories from 3 January 2013

Arab World: Al-Andalus: Fall or Reconquista?

While people in Spain celebrated “El día de la Toma de Granada”, those in the Arab world debated whether it was an Arab occupation of Iberian Peninsula or not.

Call for Portuguese Blogs of the Year 2012

Chinese Newspapers’ New Year's Greeting Censored

China's Business Environment Tougher on Foreign Companies

China's Low Budget Film “Lost in Thailand” Breaks Box Office Records

Taliban Commander Maulvi Nazir Killed As US Drone Strikes

Maulvi Nazir, a leading militant of the Taliban, has been killed by an American drone strike. Pakistanis are apprehensive on social media sites about how ordinary citizens and military forces...

Graffiti in Tehran

Iran is not known for its freedom of expression or popular demonstrations in the public. But urban art is not nonexistent there.Frescoes, mosaics and other 'approved' art adorns walls in...

China Visa Denial: Vendetta as Diplomacy?

A Consensus for Political Reform in China

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