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18 February 2014

Stories from 18 February 2014

Seeking Asylum in Australia Is ‘Getting Real Ugly’

Miss Online Award in Miss Indonesia Pageant

To Hell with the Games: Russians Turn from Sochi to Ukraine

RuNet Echo

Today, after a relative lull, violence returned to Kiev’s streets, causing a dramatic shift in RuNet activity. Indeed, the images coming out of Ukraine depict something like a civil war.

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Leopoldo López Turns Himself in Amid Mass Demonstration

10 Dishes From Sub-Saharan Africa Everyone Needs to Try

To celebrate Global Voices' Food Month, take a look at these ten mouthwatering recipes from Sub-Saharan Africa, like injera, a spongy flat bread.

YouTube Chefs Are Cooking Up a Storm in Indian Kitchens

A group of YouTube chefs are gaining celebrity status in India and abroad for their cooking demonstrations broadcast on YouTube and recipe blogs.

VIDEO: UN Report on Crimes Against Humanity in North Korea

New Lebanese Government met with Skepticism

When Lebanese politicians announced their new government, Lebanon's online community responded with indifference, mockery and skepticism.

“Bring All the Culprits of Ethnic Cleansing to Justice” Says a CAR Citizen of Muslim and Christian Descent

SmartNomination, a Counter to the Binge Drinking Game Neknomination

Bermuda: Political Shenanigans

Adapting to Extreme Climate Change in Mali and Madagascar

Climate change has already had a dramatic impact on the economy of two downtrodden countries

Shadow of Olympics Evictions Looms Over Tokyo

Japan has already seen people evicted from their homes and homeless people evicted from parks for past mega-events.

PHOTOS: A Dizzying View From the Top of Shanghai Tower

Take a look at photos taken by Russian climbing team Vadim Makhorov and Vitaly Raskalov from the top of what will soon be the second tallest building in the world.

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