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19 February 2014

Stories from 19 February 2014

Hong Kong Protesters Target Shopping Mainland Chinese Tourists

Though the huge number of tourists has contributed to economic growth, it has generated a number of social problems.

PHOTOS: Venezuelans Abroad Show Support for Protests

Venezuelans living abroad have organised demonstrations to support ongoing protests in their home country. Images are published on social networks with the tags #iamyourvoicevenezuela #SOSVenezuela and #PrayForVenezuela, among others.

Soviet-era Monuments and Slogans in Tajik Capital “Should Stay”

Indie Music from Puerto Rico is Rocking the World

The Bridge

The world is already listening to us. Time to spread the word in Puerto Rico.

New Rainy Season Wreaks Havoc in Peru

Landslides and floods have caused material and human losses in Peru, especially in the southern Andes and the eastern Amazon.

Toilets Should Not Be Emptied by Humans Say Indian Sanitation Laws

Despite the Indian government's stringent anti-manual scavenging law, the practice continues to flourish in pockets of India. A group of bloggers go on a field visit to find out more.

“Now is the Time for Men of Goodwill to Stand Up” in the Central African Republic

Assessing Myanmar's Democratic Transition

Social Media Week Lagos 2014

10 New Documentaries at the Luxor African Film Festival

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