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12 February 2013

Stories from 12 February 2013

Linking to Facebook is a Crime in Iran

Fukushima's Children Are Getting Sick

Video of Brutal Beating of Women Shocks Angola

On February 7, 2013, Angola awoke to the sounds of screams of pain and the sound of two women customers of a store being whipped. In just three days the...

Spain: €8.1 Million Bail for the King's Son-in-law

Iñaki Urdangarín, Duke of Palma, accused of embezzlement of public funds, fraud, breach of trust/corruption and forgery of documents since 2012, has been in and out of the courts with...

A Digital Farmer’s Almanac – How Communities Track ‘Microchanges’ in Climate

An experiment in crowd-sourced environmental reporting allows a Colorado community to document climate change in their backyards. Ngoc Nguyen interviews Julia Kumari Drapkin for New America Media.

Listening to Colours

Original de Vilaweb. Neil Harbisson és primer ciborg reconegut oficialment per un govern i el protagonista del documental guanyador al Festival Sundance 'Cyborg Foundation', del cineasta català Rafel Duran. Harbisson...

Is Senegal's Government Spokesman Selling Out?

The reputation of former investigative journalist turned government spokesman Abdou Latif Coulibaly as a champion of Senegal's citizen protest movements took a serious blow after he forcefully distanced himself from...

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North Korea Conducts 3rd Nuclear Test

As Pope Resigns, Russians Resigned to Putin

RuNet Echo

Without any real interest in the repercussions of Pope Benedict's resignation for the Catholic faith, the RuNet defaulted to its favorite pastime, humor.

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