13 February 2014
Stories from 13 February 2014
Venezuelan citizens took to the streets to demand that authorities release young people who had been arrested in previous demonstrations. They also demanded improvements in food supply and public safety.
In 1974, Bim—widely regarded as the iconic Trinidadian film—was released, then faded into obscurity. 40 years later, one film enthusiast gives it new life via Facebook.
The Ecuadorian Institute of Intellectual Property (IEPI) plans to impose an additional tax of 4%-10% on the importation of all music and video players.
After a medical evaluation, Arturo the polar bear will stay in Argentina. The people of Mendoza and different organizations demand better conditions for him.
In the past ten years, a large number of newspapers columnists, editors, radio and TV hosts have been sacked for their critical stance towards the Hong Kong and Beijing governments.
Warm-wintered Turkmenistan failed to send a singe athlete to this year's Winter Olympics. The only representative the republic sent to Sochi was its sport-loving president.
"You blog about government wastes, get invited to a government Q&A, & collect money? Newsflash: y'all have chopped state funds"
A clandestine grave was the final destination of the Mexican reporter Gregorio Jiménez de la Cruz. His assailants have not been brought to justice.
A Nigerian journalist went undercover in a human trafficking syndicate, witnessed two brutal beheadings and lived to tell the tale. But some are questioning the veracity of her report.
In China, moon bears are kept in captivity and their bile is harvested for use in traditional Chinese medicine.