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24 January 2014

Daily archive · 8 posts

Stories from 24 January 2014

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Massive Credit Card Data Theft Hits 20 Million South Koreans

In an effort to quell public anger, authorities have released tougher regulations, but people remain livid.

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VIDEO: Memories of the Violent Eviction of Brazil's Pinheirinho Community

The documentary Somos Todos (We Are All), now available online, gives a voice to the former residents of the Pinheirinho community who lost their homes in January 2012.

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“Real Patriots Choose Patriotic Names” in Tajikistan

In Tajikistan, a person's name is no longer a private matter. Officials insist that a name is an indication of the degree of patriotism of its bearer.

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Chikungunya on the Rise in the Caribbean

The Caribbean is used to its share of mosquito-borne diseases, but now there's a new one: Chikungunya, which has been spreading across various regional territories since late last month.

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March in Mozambique Capital Tries to ‘Rescue’ President Armando Guebuza's Image

The march came at a time when political instability is rocking the central and southern regions of the country,

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GV Face: Live from the Arab Bloggers Meeting #AB14

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GVers Advox Director Hisham Almiraat, GV MENA Region Editor Amira Al Hussaini, SMEX Co-Director Mohammed Najem and Berkman Fellow Dalia Othman share with us their insights from this remarkable event.

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3 Keys to Understanding Burkina Faso's Anti-President Compaoré Protests

On Saturday January 18th, widespread protests took place against constitutional reforms proposed by president Blaise Camporé. But what do the protests mean?

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Breaking: Huge Explosion Rocks Downtown Cairo

Egyptians just woke up to the sound of a huge explosion, that rocked downtown Cairo. Initial reports claim that the explosion happened around the Cairo Police Directorate.

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