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6 March 2014

Stories from 6 March 2014

Attack Leaves Three Turkmen Border Guards Killed. But Who Killed Them?

A recent attack on a border patrol along the Afghan frontier left three Turkmen border guards dead. Netizens in the country argue about who attacked the border guards and why.

Venezuela Cuts Ties with Panama

The Venezuelan government cut diplomatic and commercial ties with Panama. Social networks have exploded with comments full of surprise at this decision.

Macedonia's Strumica Carnival Continues 350-Year Tradition

Political Representation: A Key Struggle for Afro-descendants in Colombia

Guide to Mushroom Farming in Kenya

Countering Hate Speech in Tokyo's Koreatown

Shin-Okubo, a district in Tokyo with high concentration of ethnic Korean residents, has been experiencing an escalation of anti-Korean protests by some extremely racist citizen groups in recent years.

Son of Dead Nigerian Dictator Sani Abacha Defends Father's Legacy

Sadiq Abacha lectured Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka after he criticised the government for honoring his father with a Centenary Award.

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Global Voices Partners With Refugees United

We're proud to assist Refugees United with translation and local advice as they help families who have lost each other reconnect online.

Protesters in Brazil: ‘There Will Not Be a World Cup!’

"Our purpose is to stop the World Cup! To show nationally and internationally that the popular power does not want the Cup!" Agência Pública reports on this movement.

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