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8 March 2014

Stories from 8 March 2014

[Video] Can We Also Celebrate Daughters in India?

The Significance Of Celebrating The International Women's Day

New Macedonian Public Service Campaign Calls Drug Users “Mules”

When Daughters Don't Count: Social Media Prays Pakistani Cricketer Have a Son

On this year's International Women's Day on March 8, some fans of Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi, who has four girls, are praying that he have a son.

Malaysian Plane Carrying 239 People Reported Missing

Flight MH370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing lost contact with air traffic controllers, with the authorities being unable to locate the aircraft since. The flight was carrying 239 people

Is South Africa a ‘Failed Country'? Alan Dershorwitz Thinks So

American lawyer and political commentator Alan Dershorwitz has angered South Africans by describing their country as ‘a failed state’ in an interview with Piers Morgan.

Libre Graphics Magazine Dedicates Issue to Gender and Free Culture

Cassava: The Indigenous Root Vegetable That Feeds Brazil and Angola

Farofa, pirão, beiju, funge. Meet four popular dishes made from the cassava root in Brazil and Angola.

Lean In Beijing Encourages Women to Pursue Their Goals

In 2010, urban Chinese women earned 67 percent of what their male peers earned, and rural women earned 56 percent.

China Dismisses WWI Comparison Amid Tense Relations With Japan

“2014 is neither 1914 nor 1894, it’s better for [Japan] to regard post-war Germany as a role model than make a fuss about Germany before WWI.“

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