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14 January 2013

Daily archive · 5 posts

Stories from 14 January 2013

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Russian Facebook of Horrors: The Murder Trail

RuNet Echo

A Moscow chef, Alexey Kabanov, has allegedly strangled and dismembered his wife and mother of three small children, Irina Cherska. Kabanov and Cherska were tightly integrated into the protest-minded Russophone...

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Reconciliation Day in Southern Yemen

Thousands of people from all six southern provinces in southern Yemen flocked to the city of Aden over the past few days in order to participate in the carnival of...

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Armenian Blogger on Trial for Satire Photo of Politician

Edgar Barseghyan, the creator of satire photo website, Demotivator.am is on trial for publishing a satirical photo of a model's body with the superimposed face of Armenian politician Tigran Urikhanyan...

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Outspoken Critic's Silence at Book Launch Echoes Across China

Outspoken social critic and blogger Li Chengpeng recently released a new book: the Whole World Knows[zh]. Also known as an eloquent public speaker, Li delivered a bold speech on freedom...

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South Korean TV Networks Shun Politically Active Actress

One of South Korea’s most outspoken actresses revealed through Twitter that two networks cancelled her booked TV appearances after a political candidate she openly supported lost the recent presidential election.

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