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7 May 2013

Stories from 7 May 2013

Crowdsourcing a Fair Election in Bulgaria

In less than five days, on May 12, Bulgarian citizens will elect a new parliament. There are doubts, however, about the fairness of the upcoming vote. To help monitor the...

Gas Tanker Explosion in Mexico Leaves at Least 19 Dead

The alleged accidental explosion of a gas tanker caused the death of at least 19 people in the Greater Mexico City.

US Invitation to Sudanese Official Draws Wide Condemnation

The United States government faced a wave of criticism when news surfaced about an official invitation it has extended to a senior delegation of the Sudanese government, particularly including Nafie...

Yemen: Open Letter to Obama

Remembering Dennis Kimambo

Rising Voices

We're sad to report the untimely death of Dennis Kimambo from the Rising Voices grantee project REPACTED in Nakuru, Kenya. Close friend and colleague Janet Feldman writes this tribute to...

Spanish Aristocrat is Link Between North Korea and the World

Alejandro Cao de Benós, from Spain, is a foreign spokesperson for the North Korean regime. He has been very busy recently as, being the only foreigner with official permission to...

The Team Tanzania TV Drama Series

Congolese-Italian Woman Joins Italy's Cabinet

The nomination of Cecile Kyenge, an Italian professor of medicine originally from the DRC, to the position of Integration Minister in the new Italian government, was applauded by commentators on...

Photos of Modern-Day El Salvador

Dar Sketches: Art for Sustainable Development

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