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17 December 2013

Daily archive · 6 posts

Stories from 17 December 2013

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Misuse of National Flag Causes a Stir in Tajikistan

An image of a Tajik flag used to collect trash has angered social media users in the country.

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Empowering Women in Afghanistan: Interview with Anita Haidary

Global Voices interviews Anita Haidary, an Afghan women's rights activists and co-founder of an organization that works to empower women across Afghanistan.

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Meet 5 Brazilian Women Who Do What They Love and Love What They Do

These interviews, together with beautiful photos, are from a digital fortnightly magazine that tells the story and the creative process of Brazilians who love what they do.

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Mexico's Congress Approves Energy Reform Bill Ending State Oil Monopoly

Mexico's Senate approves an energy reform bill that will end a 75-year state oil monopoly and open the door to private national and international investment.

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Chungui: Digging up the Horror of Terrorism in Peru

30 years ago, hundreds of people were victims of terrorism in the remote communities of Chungui and Oreja de Perro.

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Official Chinese Patriotism: Without Motherland, You Are Nothing!

A widely circulated post "Without the motherland, you are nothing" has gone viral on the Chinese Internet since November, sparking heated discussions over the meaning of patriotism.

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