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13 January 2014

Stories from 13 January 2014

PHOTOS: Cyclone Ian Devastates Tonga

Where Soca Music Begins and Ends

The success of the carnival song, Differentology, by the Trinidadian artist Bunji Garlin has spurred public debate about what exactly constitutes soca music.

Madagascar's Return to Democracy Proving to Be a Bumpy One

Hery Rajaonarimampianina was declared winner of the presidential elections' second round, but the final verdict is still pending. The elections were an important step to solving the country's political crisis.

Spain's Princess Cristina Charged with Money Laundering and Tax Evasion

Although it is technically possible, few people in Spain expect to see the Infanta Cristina on trial.

Young Egyptian Journalist Uses Indiegogo for Help

How New Interim President Nguendet Can Bring Stability Back to CAR

Colombians March in Support of Dismissed Bogotá Mayor

Fighting Corruption in Comoros, Cameroon and Madagascar

The people of Comoros, Cameroon and Madagascar haven't got much faith in the honesty and integrity of the public sector, according to Transparency International's annual Corruption Perceptions Index.

Guyana Spurns USAID Democracy Project

Hong Kong Media's Credibility Problem

The deteriorating press freedom conditions in Hong Kong and the prosumer culture in the new media era has twisted the result of a news credibility survey.

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