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12 January 2014

Daily archive · 5 posts

Stories from 12 January 2014

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Hockey, Diving for Crosses and Other Christmas-in-January Traditions

While Christians in the Western hemisphere celebrate Christmas in December, most Orthodox and Coptic Christians mark the birth of Christ in early January, from Eastern Europe to North Africa.

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37 Million Students Start New Year with Free Textbooks in Bangladesh

"This is the kind of Bangladesh we would like to see...Children happy with new books seeking knowledge....not children with gun powder learning to make human BBQ"

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Media Factory: A News Accelerator for Latin America

Media Factory is a new digital accelerator company focused solely on creating media in Latin America.

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The Cuban Economic Model Update Comes Up with Some Unpopular Measures

The measures implemented by the Cuban state have been quite controversial.

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Russia Bans All Liquids on Aircraft

RuNet Echo

In the aftermath of the twin bombings in Volgograd before the New Year's holiday, Russia’s Transportation Ministry revised its rules on what airline passengers can bring on board.

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