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19 November 2013

Daily archive · 9 posts

Stories from 19 November 2013

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PHOTOS: Voters Turn Out in Droves for Nepal's Constituent Assembly Elections

A record 70 percent turnout was recorded in Nepal's first post-monarchy elections. Will this assembly accomplish what the last could not and draft a constitution?

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PHOTOS: Five Stories About Syrian Refugees You Need to Know

Rami Al Hames selects five stories through photographs to illustrate the hard and real life that Syrians refugees are facing away from their homes.

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Bicycles as a Solution in the Streets of Damascus

Hundreds of photographs showing Syrian men and women riding bikes have swamped the world wide web. Find out why.

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Egyptian Satirist Bassem Youssef Terminates his TV Contract

Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef has decided to terminate his contract with the program's host channel, CBC. The saga continues after the popular show was taken off air.

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Egypt: Mohamed Mahmoud Won't Be Forgotten

Back in November 2011, violent clashes erupted in Mohamed Mahmoud Street, in Cairo. Protests erupt two years later in remembrance

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Cushy New Job for Sacked Russian Defense Minister

RuNet Echo

Is former Minister of Defense Serdyukov's new appointment a reward for his silence in a large-scale corruption scandal?

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When Third Culture Kids Grow Up

The Bridge

When the time comes for them to put down roots, third culture kids sometimes have a tough time making the transition to becoming one culture adults, writes Danica Radisic.

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Long-Awaited Madagascar Elections Go to Second Round

Jean-Louis Robinson won 21.1 percent of the vote, and Hery Rajaonarimampianina won about 15.9 percent. The second round is scheduled for December 20, but many questions remain.

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Largest South Korean Church's Embezzlement Scandal Just Got Worse

"Does this sound to you like something a pastor would do? Or more like a cult leader?"

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