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24 April 2013

Stories from 24 April 2013

Bill Gates’ Handshake Irks South Koreans

RuNet: What Does Boston Mean for Chechen Cause?

RuNet Echo

A Chechen blogger analyses her fears of what the Boston Marathon bombings hold in store for the North Caucasus.

Saudi Judge Bars Women from Trial of Human Rights Activist

Just ten days after the first Saudi woman was granted a lawyer's license, a judge prohibited women from attending the public trial of activist Dr. Abdualkareem al-Khudar, founding member of...

Diaper Ad Hit for ‘Twisting’ Philippine History

A popular diaper manufacturer has been ordered to stop airing a TV advertisement that parodies an episode in Philippine history. An online petition was also initiated which criticized the ad...

Social Media’s Role in the Sichuan Earthquake

What Do Mozambique's Artists Need?

Visiting World's ‘Most Dangerous Country’

Cheap Gold Puts China in a Frenzy

Mainland Chinese tourists tempted by the plunging price of gold emptied Hong Kong's local banks and jewelry shops over the weekend of the precious metal.

Tokyo Joins NASA's App Challenge

Japan's Cherry Blossom Tradition Tests Rookie Employees

Among the thousands of people that fill Japan's parks every spring to picnic under the delicate pink cherry blossoms are young professionals sent by their bosses to reserve a spot...

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