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2 February 2014

Daily archive · 7 posts

Stories from 2 February 2014

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Hollywood-Style Bank Heist in Bangladesh Ends in Arrest

A pair of men managed to steal 169 million Bangladeshi taka (about 2.2 million US dollars) from a bank vault by digging a 30-foot-long underground tunnel leading to it.

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Political Pressure on Serbian Media Begins to Show on TV

Popular political talk show Impression of the Week was scheduled to host the country's minister of economy, but immediately after he resigned, swapped him for Serbia's deputy PM.

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13 Olympic Memes as Sochi Games Approach

RuNet Echo

RuNet Echo takes a look back at some of the funnier jokes that the Russian online community made about the Sochi Olympics during the years of preparation

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Imagining Japan's Citizen and Community Media in 2020

The use of technology by non-professionals to spread information only came under the spotlight following the Tohoku earthquake of March 2011.

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PHOTOS: Costa Ricans in the Diaspora Vote for the First Time

This is the first Costa Rican presidential election in which voting from abroad is possible. From around the world, Costa Ricans have been using Twitter to report about their vote.

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Millions Disenfranchised in Thailand Elections

Anti-government protesters in Thailand blocked hundreds of polling stations across the country which prevented many voters from casting their votes.

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Counter Attack Against Western Australian Shark Cull

Protests have taken to Australian beaches and social media following the start of a shark cull in the West.

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